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Media Player & Real Audio

Discussion in 'All Other Software' started by PANAMOE, Oct 9, 2003.

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  1. PANAMOE

    PANAMOE Thread Starter

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    Just updated my Windows Media Player and of course now ALL my MP3 files and movies are defaulted to Win Player.
    Before, they were all defaulted to Real Audio which I prefer to use.
    How can I change this default?
    Thanks
     
  2. wizzkid

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    Hi,

    Well I use another program, but if I had to choose between real player or WMP. I would choose WMP. To open in the default player open your music folder select a MP3 (click on it once). Then press shift and right click on the track a open with box will appear, select real player and tick the box that says "always use this program to open this type of file".


    Wizzkid
     
  3. Moby

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    You may have to go into the tools, options, file types section of wmp to make sure they're unchecked there. In real player there is a similar section to choose file types, I have the old player so can't direct you straight to the section. Real player to me is very invasive. Have a look in msconfig to see what sort of thngs real player starts up with windows, none of it needs to be there.
     
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