will this external blu ray drive work?

Discussion in 'Windows, Linux & Others on the Mac' started by greenbreadmmm, Dec 16, 2008.

  1. greenbreadmmm macrumors regular

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    i have windows xp sp2 installed with no updates besides what was on the sp2 disc. the damn genuine windows wont let me update. so if i buy this

    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16827106259

    on top of power dvd 8 software(unless thers a better program)

    will it work on my computer under xp with no updates besdies sp2 and will there be any problems hooking it up to my samsung hdtv? i read a bunch of stuff about hdcp and other things. thanks
     
  2. charlesbronsen macrumors 6502a

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    i have the same bluray drive and it works fine under winxp sp2 with no updates using anydvd hd and power dvd.
     
  3. greenbreadmmm thread starter macrumors regular

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    will i have any trouble hooking it up to my hdtv thru vga or even dvi to hdmi adapter?
     

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