Original URL: http://www.theregister.co.uk/2006/12/19/sony_posts_bluray_burner_patch/

Sony posts movie playback patch for Blu-ray burner

By Register Hardware

Posted in Hardware, 19th December 2006 12:08 GMT

Sony has finally posted a patch for the CyberLink PowerDVD playback software it bundles with its internal Blu-ray Disc burner, the BWU-100A, to allow the drive to play pre-recorded BD media. Sony announced the drive in Europe in September. A month later it promised a BD playback update.

And now, Sony Europe said today, it's here. The PowerDVD update can be downloaded now from Sony's support website here.

sony bwu-100a blu-ray burner

Of course, it's not a straightforward operation. The site also provides a BD playback suitability Wizard to check whether your machine has a suitably powerful processor and/or graphics chip to be able to decode the HD content stored on BD-ROMs. ®

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