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Windows Media Player and Protected Files

Hi all,

Is there a way to play protected music files on Windows Media Player? I can play the songs on various music Download sites, but when I try to play the songs on my Windows Media Player I get a message that the file is protected. Is there a way to play these files from Media Player? Don't understand why I can listen at the site but not on my computer?

ASUS K501, Pentium Dual Core @ 2.4G, 64 bit, 3 gig memory, Win 7 home premium.

Any Help?

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This one is simple.

The protection is from someone. Ask that someone to give you the content for Windows Media Player which uses a different protection.

-> And any post that writes about removing protection usually gets removed. Why? Read this forum's policies and look at who hosts these forums (CBS).

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I understand where you're coming from but.....

I was under the impression that if it were legal to play on one site why not in another forum. Not trying to be dishonest just trying to figure out the technicalities (sp?)


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If so,

You might have to stick to forums that are not hosted by CBS or have forum policies that forbid DRM removal discussions. There must be plenty of those out there but the fix seems simple.

Ask those that stuck you with the DRM.

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(NT) thank bob feel free to close this thread
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