Microsoft has released a hotfix to fix protected content playback errors on Windows 8, after you have installed the General Availability Cumulative Update (KB 2756872), which was released few days back. The cumulative update was released ahead of Windows 8′s official release to the public. The fix was meant to bring performance, audio and video playback, application and driver compatibility, and battery improvements to the operating system.
Now, the Redmond software giant has found that if any user installs the cumulative update on their Windows 8 systems, they may face problem while playing protected videos in certain applications. The video will not play and you may receive error codes that varies depending upon the video player you used. To fix this issue, Microsoft has released a hotfix for computers running Windows 8. [Read more...]