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Play To starting WMP?
When using the Play To feature of Windows Media Player where one computer is playing to another computer, can the controlling computer automatically startup WMP, or does WMP already have to be started to be able to Play To? Example: Desktop D and ...Message posted on the November 1st, 2013 - 2:49 PM ET
WMP and .mkv files
Hi, I use my Samsung connected tv-set to watch the videos files on my computer (W7-64). This works through my home wifi. For that, Samsung gives me no other choice than use Windows Media Player. WMP can't read .mkv files but I've plenty of them and ...Message posted on the January 27th, 2013 - 12:21 pm ET
WMP - can't stop it from connecting to net
-> I Googled how to stop WMP from constantly connecting to the net and downloading whatever it downloads when I pay a music CD on W-7. I can't find anywhere in the program to stop this from happening. Since Verizon doesn't give unlimited ...Message posted on the December 06th, 2012 - 02:34 am ET
Deleting pictures in WMP
Hi: I have tried every method found in most user groups to remove pictures . None of them work. Most suggestions include opening WMP, Library,Pictures,All Pictures. Then select pictures to be deleted, right click, amen. NADA. All attempts to delete ...Message posted on the August 20th, 2012 - 06:56 pm ET
How come my MPEG-2's audios echo in my old, updated Windows XP Pro. SP3's WMP v10?
Hello. I have some MPEG-2 (.mpg) recordings from my HDTV tuners that I am playing back. I notice their audios echo. I tried other non-MPEG-2 video formats (e.g., WMV) and had no problems. I tried messing with WMP's settings (disabling WoW, SRS, EQ, ...Message posted on the December 24th, 2011 - 04:29 pm ET
How do I tell what version of media player I have? How do I update it?Message posted on the May 13th, 2013 - 05:36 pm ET
can w7 64 bit use 32 bit WMP codecs?
I have a program that creates AVI files out of jpgs or bmps. It is a 32 bit program and works great on XP 32 bit, using the Windows Media Player codec. When it is run on 64 bit W7 it doesn't see the Media Player codec. I'm wondering if it's possible ...Message posted on the March 20th, 2012 - 04:00 pm ET
WMP launch website
Is it possible to launch and display a website programatically in Windows media Player component on a form at runtime? Thanks AviMessage posted on the March 07th, 2012 - 11:21 am ET
Can I run 3 instances of WMP at the same time?
I want to run three instances of Windows Media Player at the same time so that I can switch between three different play lists without losing my place. Can I do this? I have Windows XP Professional SP3 and Windows Media Player 11. If I can not do ...Message posted on the February 08th, 2012 - 08:09 am ET
Object reference oddity
I have this working after a slight hiccup, but I'm curious if anyone can explain what's going on in this situation. I'm a pragmatist at heart -- if it works, move on -- but I do like to know what's under the hood. In a project with a form and a ...Message posted on the April 05th, 2012 - 12:31 pm ET
File Association puzzle
I had problems with the MP4 association (I think an audio player somehow took it over from WMP). Anyway, at some stage I had no entry for it in File Types. I tried adding one, using New... but it wouldn't 'stick'. So then I used Open With, chose the ...Message posted on the June 25th, 2012 - 05:26 pm ET
WMP11 question - use flash drive?
I'm trying to help set up a friend with a digital music system using Windows Media Player 11 on XP. He has a rather old HP laptop, but it's adequate to play mp3s using WMP, except that he's running out of disk space. He needs about 20 GB more than ...Message posted on the December 22nd, 2012 - 06:59 pm ET
How to listen live and record it
Every Sunday I listen to WAMU.org 88.1 The Big Broadcast, from 7 to 11. This week I have to be somewhere at 8PM. This will happen again next week, so if I don't fix it tonight, I have another week to try. Is there a way to listen live to the ...Message posted on the June 23rd, 2013 - 05:56 pm ET
Re: Good YouTube Downloader
On Wed, 25 Jul 2012 14:56:54 -0600, in microsoft.public.windowsxp.general you wrote: <SNIP> I may have tried that once too, and gave up, preferring instead to simply use "Media Player Classic", which is a nice, compact, and ...Message posted on the July 27th, 2012 - 07:57 am ET