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In article <C8662144-9E1F-4EA2-B9C8-24A9909212E7@xxxxxx>,
> Is there a way to play a HD DVD on Vista. I purchased a movie without
> realizing that it was in this format (which I know nothing about) and not
> only does Media Center not seem to be able to play it but Explorer doesn't
> seem to recognize that there is a disk in the DVD player. Sorry for my
> ignorance on this subject but can anyone help?
HD-DVD's usually come in a red-edged case. Blu-Ray come in blue-edged
To read HD-DVD's, you need an HD-DVD drive. The same goes for Blu-Ray. A
standard DVD drive will not recognize either HD format.
Unless you want to buy a new drive (standalone or computer, both are
$$$$$) and have a powerful enough computer, try and return it. Even
though it is open, hopefully the stores will allow for that. Otherwise,
you have learned a lesson.
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