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Blu-ray problems from blu-ray computer drive.

Have a new LG BLU-RAY DVD PLAYER ehich worked fine when I had windows XP. hAD SEVERAL PROBLEMS WITH THE PROGRAMMING SO I WIPED THE DISK CLEAN AND RE-LOADED WINDOWS VISTA HOME PREMIUM EDITION. All of the drivers to my dvd and video card are updated. When I now ply a blu-ray colred square blips appear on occasion which didn't happen before. The sound is superb and the majority of the dvd being played looks great just these blips appear. Thanks.

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Vista takes significantly more procesing power from your CPU than XP did. The colored squares, or pixellation, are a result of your computer's processor having a bit of trouble keeping up with the demands of the Blu Ray video. To resolve this, you can do several things: Upgrade your CPU(You can upgrade the the highest CPU your current motherboard will allow) Upgrade your RAM, (RAM is fairly cheap for the bang you get and will be the cheapest upgrade option.) Max it out if you can. Reinstall XP back on your computer. (Cheapest option, period). This time, use Ghost or some other imaging program to image your Hard Drive once you get it working correctly so that you can recover in minutes as opposed to reformat-reinstall next time.

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It seems that Top Blu-ray Ripper has nearly the similar functions as Pavtube Blu-Ray Ripper. But why do I put it in the third place? That is totally because of its inferior decrypting ability. Pavtube Blu-Ray Ripper and AnyDVD HD can absolutely decrypt all the Blu-ray files you throw at it, while Top Blu-ray Ripper sometimes can only work on some of them selectively. In another word, Top Blu-ray Ripper can not decrypt all Blu-ray protections, especially BD+, and MKBV > 10.

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