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You Can Now Watch Netflix in HDR on Windows 10

You Can Now Watch Netflix in HDR on Windows 10

Netflix finally announced the HDR streaming support for both Netflix app and Edge on Windows 10. "By using a modified printed photo of an authorized user, an unauthorized attacker is able to log in or to unlock a locked Windows 10 system as this spoofed authorized user..."

What do you think about Netflix HDR support coming to compatible Windows 10 computers? Netflix now has over 200 hours of HDR entertainment, including Chef's Table, Stranger Things 2, and more. It started off with Intel and Nvidia developing GPUs that use the required 10 bits-per-channel for increased RGB colour support.

"With this new hardware available in consumer PCs, Netflix and Microsoft partnered together to put the software pieces in place".

In October Microsoft rolled out Windows Creator updates to address the vulnerabilities discovered by the researchers, but users are recommended to enable the "enhanced anti-spoofing" feature of Windows Hello, and setup Windows Hello Face Authentication from scratch again to ensure that it can repel any unauthorised users. On the Surface Pro 4, The default Windows Hello configuration could successfully be bypassed on the Windows 10 versions 1607 (Anniversary Update), 1703 (Creators Update) and 1709 (Fall Creators Update), but the spoofing attack also worked on Windows 10 version 1607 with enhanced anti-spoofing enabled.

The good news is that the latest versions of Windows 10 have fixed the flaw. It is odd that they did not mention if AMD and Radeon would support HDR as they are more than capable to support it.

CPU: 7th Generation Core (i3, i5, or i7 7xxx or 7Yxx) or higher processor.

Note: Devices must be enabled for HDR by the manufacturer.

As it turned out, the spoofing attack was successful with all versions of Windows 10 on the Dell Latitude PC.

Graphics Driver: 387.68 (23.21.13.8768) or higher. Today, we have over 200 hours of HDR entertainment, and in 2018 even more HDR PCs will enter the market and support the growing number of Netflix originals.

Unfortunately, the requirements for HDR are the same as they are for 4K.

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