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#1 REVHEAD

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Posted 31 March 2009 - 04:07 AM

I download a bigpond movie, then Windows Media centre looks for this "media usage rights acquisition for bigpond movies" then asks me to login, I use my bigpond Details but doesnt work, anyone experiancing this new setup for watching DRM laden Movies?

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Posted 11 April 2009 - 08:11 PM

No one besideds me tried Bigpond Movie Downloads on Windows 7? surely not?

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Posted 17 April 2009 - 04:39 AM

I download a bigpond movie, then Windows Media centre looks for this "media usage rights acquisition for bigpond movies" then asks me to login, I use my bigpond Details but doesnt work, anyone experiancing this new setup for watching DRM laden Movies?


I haven't had an issue with the way I'm doing it, but perhaps a component is missing from you PC. If I try to browse bigpond movies from within 7MC, I am asked to install a few bits of software and upgrade certain security components as well as provide a unique id for my machine.

It may be worth your trying this to see if it resolves your licensing issues:

Within 7MC I navigate to Extras -> Explore -> Bigpond Movies and upon first time, I'm asked to install a few different bits of software, upgrade some security component and provide a unique id for the machine. A reboot is required at some point in this process, but once I've rebooted, I can browse and download bigpond movies - I logged in using my bigpond account without any issue. I do note that according to the bigpond site, the bigpond media manager is no longer required - but the bigpond component of media centre doesn't seem to operate without it.

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