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Old 08-31-09, 02:14 AM   #13
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Wow, you spend $36 a month renting movies?
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Old 08-31-09, 06:08 AM   #14
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Wow, you spend $36 a month renting movies?
its shared between other family members, and i basically don't watch normal TV.
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If your after a great film that looks awsome try out The Dark Knight. its probably one of the best looking Blu-Ray films out (imo anyway )

Also try:

Rambo
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Max Payne
Cloverfield
Defiance
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All look awsome on Blu-Ray!
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Old 10-01-09, 01:36 PM   #18
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Ok I got Cloverfield from netflix over a week ago and the disk wouldn't play in TotalMedia Theatre 3 on my brother's computer. It had some strange lines that looked like dents in it and there are these crazy wavy lines all over the surface of the disk that aren't on any of the other disks I've played.

I had them send me another one because it looked to me like this one was either damaged or defective.

When I got the replacement it had the same wavy lines and similar sharp dents in the surface of the disk. All I can think is that its some kind of copy protection.

I tried playing the second disk on my system in Power DVD 9 and it worked fine for a while then froze up about 3/4 way through the movie. I've been trying to just rip the disk to a video file just so I can watch it at least once on the HDTV but it keeps coming up with read errors.

I shined the disk up as best I could and it at least allowed the movie to play... once... but after sitting over night its giving me read errors again.

What the hell is this crap? I've lost over a week of my netflix on this one movie and still have yet to watch it.

EDIT: Well, between the two disks they sent me I managed to get all the files off that I need to actually watch the freaking movie. This will do for now but I'm going to tell them this disk is messed up as well. I'm not asking for another one, but they need to know that this is completely unacceptable. Whether its due to damage, defects or copy protection, I shouldn't have to spend a week of my netflix service trying to get two copies of the same movie working.
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I like PDVD 7.3 and 8 the best, 9 seems to be a little bloated. I have used TotalMedia Theatre 3 and I think it's horrible. The onboard ATI3200 worked the best for me with the drivers on the disk for XP. I was able to set the video memory to 256 in the bios. The system still was a little slow (I guess I got to use to my X3350 quad core) so that's when I dropped the HIS 4670 1GB card in there and walaaahhh smooth as butter. I disabled the onboard video/sound/serial/1394/NIC. I haven't rented any Blu-Ray's from netflix just dvd's, if the movie is really good then I will buy it on Blu-Ray.
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Old 10-01-09, 02:54 PM   #20
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No version of PowerDVD works properly on my brother's computer for some reason. It seems to be related to his 8800GTX, but we tried a few different drivers and none of them worked.

PowerDVD is a piece of crap when it comes to compatibility. It made up these stupid errors saying that the video drivers or the graphics card weren't HDCP compliant, but TotalMedia Theatre 3 loaded the movie just fine.
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