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  Reply # 549295 24-Nov-2011 11:24 Send private message

IME, the Blu-ray digital copies that I have registered with my iTunes/Apple account have no problem getting re-registered when I do a clean install. All I do is enter my Apple ID and password when prompted after I attempt to play them.

It appears using them with Windows Media Player is a once off thing, and when you do a clean install, they become useless as the DRM is not linked with any account.



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  Reply # 549301 24-Nov-2011 11:31 Send private message

Excellent news, iTunes it is.

ps. can Galaxy SII play for iTunes version?

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  Reply # 549303 24-Nov-2011 11:36 Send private message

lyonrouge:
ps. can Galaxy SII play for iTunes version?

Unfortunately, not that I know of.

The triple play Blu-ray sets also have a DVD version right.....? ;-)



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  Reply # 549305 24-Nov-2011 11:38 Send private message

dontpanic42:
lyonrouge:
ps. can Galaxy SII play for iTunes version?

Unfortunately, not that I know of.

The triple play Blu-ray sets also have a DVD version right.....? ;-)


Yes, it's the DVD version in may cases that carries the DRM content. It looks like I'm stuck between the rock and hard place. The devices I have (Nokia N8 and Galaxy S II) don't play with iTunes, but WMP doesn't support transport.

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  Reply # 549307 24-Nov-2011 11:40 Send private message

But the DVD version is just a standard DVD movie disc that plays in standard DVD players right? 



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  Reply # 549310 24-Nov-2011 11:43 Send private message

dontpanic42: But the DVD version is just a standard DVD movie disc that plays in standard DVD players right? 


Sure, but not on mobile devices, including my laptop which doesn't have an opticval drive.

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  Reply # 549321 24-Nov-2011 11:56 Send private message

lyonrouge:
dontpanic42: But the DVD version is just a standard DVD movie disc that plays in standard DVD players right? 


Sure, but not on mobile devices, including my laptop which doesn't have an opticval drive.

Its possible to remove the DRM off of your own personal DVDs, Google it.



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  Reply # 719036 18-Nov-2012 13:39 Send private message

I've managed to reload all but one of my Digital Copies onto iTunes, with one title loaded to WMP (Sherlock Holmes, appears to have been an experiment by the distributor that they abandoned as the second film is iTunes compatible).

When it comes to DRM, Apple wins hands down.

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