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by joemomma / October 7, 2004 3:52 PM PDT

Is it impossible to break the DRM (digital rights management) on the WMV files? I had purchased a WMV and couldn't open it after I was promised I would be able too B4 paying, long story short they won't refund me and I can't view the file I downloaded.

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by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / October 8, 2004 1:16 AM PDT
In reply to: DRM

Not here. Here's why. http://reviews.cnet.com/4002-7600_7-5082963.html
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So please don't ask.


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by joemomma / October 8, 2004 2:11 AM PDT
In reply to: Re: DRM

Sorry Bob,

I was just cheated and did know what to do about it.

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I know the feeling.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / October 8, 2004 2:25 AM PDT
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by KitKatKaity / June 15, 2011 9:55 AM PDT
In reply to: I know the feeling.


You're referral to the rules regards illegal activity. As the questioner actually bought and paid for the product. It is not illegal for him to try and watch the product he PAID for. I can't stand high and mighty people like you. You quote the rules against innocent people who are just trying to get help but I bet as soon as you need help, you'll forget all about the so called rules that you misquoted.

Don't worry JoeMomma, I've also just bought a movie that I am having trouble watching. Amazon instant videos are DRM protected and don't allow you to download them to a DVD. It's really interesting. If you search DRM removal online and even on this site, you will find programs that will help you remove the protection. So far though, I'm still stuck with only watching my DVD on my computer. It's a real pain.

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Nearly 7 years later and
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / June 16, 2011 1:04 AM PDT
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If you look at who hosts these forums, you can bet that DRM removal will not be discussed here. Even if it's how to operate software you paid for.

As this is not subject to change, we'll lock this ancient post.

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