Advice needed: is this an easy setup for a home media server so anyone can watch movies and listen to music anywhere in the house? [more inside]
If I leave my computer for several hours, or it goes into hibernation mode, my audio programs Spotify and/or Media Monkey become weirdly unable to play audio tracks. What gives? Windows XP [more inside]
Help me set up a media server for my computer network on one of two old Windows boxes. [more inside]
I'd like to watch the World Cup in peace! Using Windows Media Center 7, how do I silence the annoying Vuvuzela horn? [more inside]
This weekend I'm going to be setting up, installing and configuring Windows 7 Media Center as a DVR. Do you have any recommendations on things to do or not do in order to get the most out of this? [more inside]
Advice for a server newb who needs help getting started with a simple media/backup/torrent server? [more inside]
I have an XP Windows Media Center PC that accesses two network drives called M: and N:. The problem is that media center can't access the drives unless I go into windows explorer and open the drives manually. How can I set it up so the drives are accessible immediately? [more inside]
Tossing an idea around here ... I'd like to use my old Powerbook as a media server for my Windows network.
Playback of FLAC on Windows in 2008? [more inside]
When I updated to Windows Media Player 11, why did I lose my sound? How do I get it back? I can get sound, that's not the problem. HELP! (yes, I googled... but i've tried everything on the first few pages and it's still not working.)
I checked "Don't ask me again" when dragging one artist into another in WMP11 on vista in order to change all the names from one to another (to combine "the beatles" and "beatles" into one, in this case), expecting it to just do it without asking in the future, but now I've lost this functionality altogether. How can I re-enable it?
How can repair my video codecs? Out of nowhere, I cannot see any video in my AVI files but I can hear the audio just fine. Windows Media Player 11 simply does not load when I click to open an AVI. It is fully installed and everything but when I try to click on an AVI to open it -- nothing happens. [more inside]
Is there a way that I can use Windows Media Player 11 as my podcast aggregator? I use Juice Receiver, but would like an all in one solution that will help sync up with my MP3 player.
How can I make Media Player Classic my default video player in Windows Vista with the least effort possible? [more inside]
Last week I downloaded Windows Media Player 11, to complement Real Alternative and all the other MPs on my system. Now, every time it finishes playing a movie clip, it wants to go online. I could block it with Zone Alarm, but I want to stop the behaviour in options. Anyone know which option stimulates the player to do this, and where to switch it off?
I just got a new PC with Windows Vista and have been exposed to Windows Media Center for the first time. What neat things can I do with it? [more inside]
Is there any software (preferably for OSX) that I can use to scan a used XBox disc for bad sectors? The format is DVD, so I suppose a normal DVD scanning program could do the job. I just want to be sure that the whole game works before my guarantee expires and I'm unable to return it.
Are there any standalone apps similiar to Windows Media Center for Windows 2000? [more inside]
I'm trying to broadcast video using Windows Media Encoder, which works fine over the LAN, but not over the internet. It'll generate a LAN address, but when it tries to generate an internet address it simply says: (could not be detected). [more inside]
Whenever I embed divx or xvid files into my powerpoint presentations they speed way up and there isn't any sound. I have all the proper codecs installed as they play correctly through windows media player.
Got a sparkly new MacBook today, and I want to listen to my Gameday Audio subscription on mlb.com. but Windows Media is blocking my way. [more inside]
Need help connecting my DirecTV DVR and my new laptop with Windows XP Media Center. [more inside]
What upgrades do I need for my Media Center PC? [more inside]
Windows Media Player: How do I get CD track names? [more inside]
Windows Media Center + iTunes Library + OCD = suck.
Why does Windows Media Player hork up all my CPU these days? When it didn't used to? [more inside]
Converting a DVD to high-quality WMV? [more inside]
Help me play an .avi file. [more inside]
How can I make WMP default it's full-screen video to a given monitor on a dual monitor system? [more inside]
Seeking a freeware MS Windows Media Player plug-in to play stereo mp3s as mono. [more inside]
Recommendations on a free, lightweight media player (video, audio) that can run on a very slow PC running WinXP attached to a TV? [more inside]
HTPC owners: need recommendations, based on your direct experience, on a remote control for my XP-based mp3/video player. More requirements inside. [more inside]
I've got problems with an embedded windows media player, and msdn is being predictably useless... [MI] [more inside]
For some reason, as of late, .avi files have been playing weird in Windows Media Player (which i'm getting a little sick of). The sound plays fine but the video starts dragging and keeps getting farther and farther behind. This does not happen with .mpg or .asf files. Is this a simple RAM problem or is something up with windows media?