Why MS is dropping DVD-video playback in Win8
By Woody Leonhard
Microsoft has announced that Windows 8 won't support DVD-video playback unless you pay extra for Windows Media Center.
Consumers will be displeased, but Microsoft has dropped DVD support for some good reasons — and there are good workarounds if you know the secrets.
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