Windows Media Player Error Message

Discussion in 'Mac Apps and Mac App Store' started by reykjavik, Dec 4, 2004.

  1. reykjavik macrumors 6502

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    Every time I try to play a certain file I get "The hardware license for this content is inconsistent"

    What does that even mean? nd how do I fix it?
     
  2. jared_kipe macrumors 68030

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    I believe this can be at least 2 things.

    The first is that it is a protected WMV file, and microsoft is too "busy" to release a mac version of media player that can support the media.

    The second is that it may be a virus, a friend of mine got one that messed up his system, but on my mac, that message would be displayed.
     
  3. reykjavik thread starter macrumors 6502

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    I think its the former, because I downloaded it from an official web site so I doubt there are any viruss on it....damn, MS sucks...
     

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