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When trying to play Blu-ray Disc titles, PowerDVD displays the message: "A critical component of the player requires periodic updates”


PowerDVD displays " A critical component of the player requires periodic updates. " message when you are trying to play a Blu-ray Disc title.


Blu-ray Disc titles have adopted AACS (Advanced Access Content System) to protect the digital content. AACS keys are required to play some Blu-ray Disc titles. AACS keys were integrated into your PowerDVD for copy protection purposes. Occasional renewal of the AACS key is required. This message appears because the title you're playing requires a newer AACS key.


Click Yes on the message dialog to connect to the CyberLink Web site and download the updated version of PowerDVD for AACS keys renewal.

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