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Old 11-15-2008, 02:15 PM   #1
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Talking Playing DRM encryption files using mplayer


Please, I just installed mplayer to in order to play .wma file but I have the following error messages:

This file has been encumbered with DRM encryption, it will not play in mpalyer!

Please what can I do in order to play the files.
 
Old 11-15-2008, 04:07 PM   #2
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Please, I just installed mplayer to in order to play .wma file but I have the following error messages:

This file has been encumbered with DRM encryption, it will not play in mpalyer!

Please what can I do in order to play the files.
Get Windows, or a file without DRM.
 
Old 11-15-2008, 04:43 PM   #3
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All you can do is open it in windows and try to remove the DRM so you it will play on Linux too.
 
Old 11-15-2008, 09:14 PM   #4
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Go to youtube.com and in the search box enter

remove drm wma

You will see many videos on the subject.
 
Old 11-16-2008, 01:46 PM   #5
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hmm

that is a tricky one.
your best bet is to setup a winxp VM ,then you can get software to do it for you.
if you setup samba you can copy back and forth easily from the VM to you system.
other than that there isn't to many linux programs that will do the removal.
good luck
 
Old 11-16-2008, 06:05 PM   #6
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have you tried installing wine and windows media player and then playing them in this wine wmp? I know they won't be played then in mplayer anyway, but your final question was
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Please what can I do in order to play the files.
 
Old 11-17-2008, 03:41 AM   #7
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My solution, delete the file and boycott DRM, because it is evil s*** !
 
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Old 11-22-2008, 08:20 PM   #8
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My solution, delete the file and boycott DRM, because it is evil s*** !
I agree 100%
but if he really wants to watch it strip out the DRM and make a clean version to torrent out to everyone.
 
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Old 12-28-2009, 05:01 AM   #9
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DRM encrypted

"Get Windows, or a file without DRM."
Now that's a useful reply to a fellow seeking some straight forward good hearted replies., some really helpful advice, obviously given in the same good spirit as the fellow asking for the advice.
May as well just told him to go and buy a new machine with Windows 7 installed just so he could play that one WMA file.
Geez,.......some people,..............

He's a newbie, he doesn't need that sort of smart assed sarcastic replies, he's here for help not some lame advice merely posted to have a little joke at his expense.

Last edited by felixq78; 12-28-2009 at 05:06 AM. Reason: additional comments.
 
Old 12-28-2009, 05:31 AM   #10
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remove++.
you either want to buy a CD/DVD of what you want, or remove this stuff.
or no, you remove anyways, but then you either buy a legal, normal copy, or you fetch it somewhere)
there are many things worth payment but those are distributed in that way meant for one thing: deletion.
 
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Old 12-28-2009, 02:29 PM   #11
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"Get Windows, or a file without DRM."
Now that's a useful reply to a fellow seeking some straight forward good hearted replies., some really helpful advice, obviously given in the same good spirit as the fellow asking for the advice.
May as well just told him to go and buy a new machine with Windows 7 installed just so he could play that one WMA file.
Geez,.......some people,..............

He's a newbie, he doesn't need that sort of smart assed sarcastic replies, he's here for help not some lame advice merely posted to have a little joke at his expense.
Yes, it is a useful reply. You can't remove DRM on that file under Linux, only under Windows. So either he's got to get a file without a DRM lock on it, or remove the DRM under Windows.

Grow up, read the questions the OP posts, and what's really being asked, before you complain about the answers. You certainly didn't add anything to the thread...and you re-opened a thread that's been closed over a YEAR, just to spout off about how un-helpful you think someone is.
 
Old 12-28-2009, 04:16 PM   #12
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Use Freeme2.

freeme2 - free software to remove DRM protection from Windows Media WMA,WMV,ASF files - Audio/video stream recording forums - http://stream-recorder.com/forum/fre...ws-t1808.html?
 
Old 01-03-2010, 11:36 AM   #13
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Use Freeme2.

freeme2 - free software to remove DRM protection from Windows Media WMA,WMV,ASF files - Audio/video stream recording forums - http://stream-recorder.com/forum/fre...ws-t1808.html?
Interesting, thanks, it seems to work on Linux too. Either way, it's better to boycott it. But, say if you absolutely have to have it ...
 
Old 01-03-2010, 10:22 PM   #14
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I thought this forum frowned on cracks and illegal warz.
 
Old 01-03-2010, 10:34 PM   #15
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I thought this forum frowned on cracks and illegal warz.
Illegal? What is illegal? Where?

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Evo2.
 
  


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