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Question: Hdcp error on 2017 films only

Nothing is wrong with cables, devices, connections, softwares updated..restart, unplugged, .. None of the usual attributes, all movies rented or bought released in 2017 only on iTunes, will not play. Same movie will play on Netflix fine. These are only 2017, only played back on Apple TV I tunes. But it's not limited to all 2017 movies. 2 do play as well as all 100+ Other movies on my iTunes.. The only comonality I can see is big hit 2017 movies. The two that do play, were low budget or indie. The screen just goes black within a second or two and you can "listen" to whole thing it. No pic, but if you can get it to freeze it says HDCP error... Check cable... Blah blah blah.

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Dec 15, 2017 10:29 PM in response to mehall2003 In response to mehall2003

Some of these films "alien covenant" and "life " I've purchased and watched before .... No problems...... Now ... Same problem, I can't watch them. Audio... But no video. .... I rented " atomic blonde".... And the same thing happened immidiatly. .. Never even got to watch like the others. It's not my **** ... I rented atomic blonde 4K, through my cable company. And it played just fine with the same hdmi cable. .... Is this at all similar? Or am I ****** up?

Dec 15, 2017 10:29 PM

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Dec 16, 2017 12:42 PM in response to Linusstoskopf In response to Linusstoskopf

I also observed this HDCP error when my Apple TV 4k was connected via a sound bar to the TV. However, when directly connected to the TV the error went away. I also changed the cable in the process so I am not entirely sure what the fix was. This is a copy-protection error so there is no reason why purchased movies should cause the violation.

Dec 16, 2017 12:42 PM

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