By Ed Oswald, BetaNews December 28, 2007, 12:10 PM The retailer decided to silently walk away from its planned video download service after HP ended its participation. BetaNews | Loss of HP puts end to Wal-Mart’s video download store Look, another video service going down and once your computer crash’s or you format, your videos are lost forever. Your stuck with multi-gig files (from backup) with no key to run it.
A service originally designed to compel unpaid Vista users to obtain genuine licenses is apparently being scrapped in Service Pack 1, to be replaced with a more “in-your-face” approach. BetaNews | Vista SP1 to replace ‘Reduced Functionality’ with nagware
I just wanted to post my comment to the person who said I should not have used AOL: It is not just AOL, it is who ever buys a company who or goes out of business or switch to a new DRM provder. I have issues with my MSN Music WMA-DRM. But obtaining “Free” replacements in same high quality are quick and easy. Here are some WMA DRM Providers that went down: – MusicMatch bought by Yahoo! (You must install old MM software to get it to work)– MSN Music Gone. Lucky if you get it to work.– URGE by MSN … Continue reading Never again will I buy Movies off the Internet. (Part 2)
I think one I got for free and the other one was cheap. But this goes for the same if you paid full price and use AOL Videos Dear Eric, Thank you for being a customer of the AOL® Video store. We have an exciting update for you on our service: to continue to bring you an industry-leading purchase experience, we have partnered with Amazon.com®. Going forward, Amazon.com® will power our video download service.What does this mean for you? Videos you have already purchased from the AOL Video Store will stay on your computer, and continue to work on … Continue reading Never again will I buy Movies off the Internet.