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    Quote for 7xPowerDVD

    End of year panic spending time arrives

    Need quotes for 7 copies of PowerDVD software please

    regards

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    Not unless your a reseller and can provide a quote in pounds sterling

    Ta anyway

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    No quotes received either here or EduBuy

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    Simon...

    Can't promising anything yet...but I will have a look to see if I can get these for you

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    If you posted on EduBuy on Friday, you've not given them much time yet...

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    @Simon

    I have some copies here you can have if you like? They come with our dell machines.

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    Quote Originally Posted by FN-GM View Post
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    I have some copies here you can have if you like? They come with our dell machines.
    They are thus tied to your Dell Machines as they are OEM licences just like Windows etc. The will be tied to the optical drives with them most likely.

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    That would be no use unless you were also buying a PC manufactured by Scan at the same time - OEM licenses are attached to the original manufacturer, and the original machine purchased with.

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    Quote Originally Posted by john View Post
    They are thus tied to your Dell Machines as they are OEM licences just like Windows etc. The will be tied to the optical drives with them most likely.
    on power dvd that comes with dell machines you have to alter the installer ini file to load on other systems.

    other wise it says it is only for dell machines

    dont know about the legaility of doing this

    if you need help just pm me and i will tell you what to change.

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    Can you not use VLC instead?

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    Well all suppliers both here and and on EduBuy have let me down

    Not going to go down the "borrwowing" OEM route

    I've given up on
    MPC and VLC- too hard for teachers/lunchtime supervisors to use.

    Also giving up on separate DVD player (The video/sound leads are ALWAYS found to have fallen out when they ACTUALLY want to use them and too hard to learn how to switch sources )

    Some things in life are doomed to fail

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    VLC too hard to use?! Really?!?!

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    I'm going to be reducing the amount I use it with Windows 7, it plays DVD's out the box anyway.

    But on another note, when you do find some copies (again I can post you some OEM ones! - I've got hundreds of the things) install it, and then block Power DVD from running, once installed on XP Windows Media Player will be able to play DVD's, and in classic mode that as easy as it gets!

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