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kruegs25 09-12-2008 03:00 PM

windows media player skipping and distorting songs near end
 
i would greatly appreciate any help i can recieve. when i try to listen to music on my computer using windows media player, every song skips with exactly 20 seconds remaining on the track. do i need a better sound card? is it a problem with media player? i haven't been able to find any clear answer yet, so as i said before, i would love some help figuring this out. thanks

masonm 09-12-2008 03:14 PM

WMP is not a Linux application.

dirtbikinboy 10-11-2008 01:02 PM

WMP is not a linux app but can be run in linux so should be supported. just disable the sound enhancements and it will work fine.....

teckk 10-11-2008 08:53 PM

If you are running Linux or BSD this will work much better than resource hog WMP.

http://www4.mplayerhq.hu./homepage/design7/news.html
http://www.mplayerhq.hu/DOCS/HTML/en/index.html
http://www.mplayerhq.hu/DOCS/man/en/mplayer.1.html
http://www4.mplayerhq.hu./homepage/design7/dload.html

Don't forget the codecs.

You can use Xine, Totem or others as a front end if you want to. Works well by itself though.
I use Linux Mplayer on my windows box's because it works better and uses less resources. Also has very good keyboard controls.

jay73 10-11-2008 10:39 PM

Try a different player, that way you can find out quickly whether it isn't a hardware problem or file corruption.


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