I have Vista and get to view the intro film but with a buffering lag but the technical aspects are beyond me.
If you are having problems you can skip the stages with these links:
Into the promotional page for the CD/DVD release - which features a gallery, the video of Highway, the opportunity to download a preview song and video, details of Paul's upcoming tour and the current news items:
And this link to enter the "normal" web-site which still carries all the details you need:
I can't recommend skipping the intro pages as I don't know if other exclusives will be added at any time in the future, but these links may assist.