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Old 04-09-09, 12:37 PM   #11
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Default Re: Windows 7: Build 7057 blocks third-party video codecs

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Originally Posted by nekrosoft13 View Post
ok, some good news

...an official response from Microsoft regarding that rumor which basically states that Microsoft will not limit third party codec use in Windows 7.

http://windows7news.com/2009/04/05/n...ndows-7-final/
I'm kinda mixed.
There are way too many codecs out there. I'm at the point that I refuse to allow the auto install of new codecs as I simply do not trust the sources. God knows what other crapware they're installing. (or worse)

Its time to end this codec insanity. MS and/or Google should buy and make publicity available a series of good codecs, and work with the software vendors to obtain broad support.

Standards can be a good thing..
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