Is WMP 10 a good player.

  Dancingbrave 20:25 27 Sep 2006

I have new pc with xp home and WMP 9 is the update to version 10 worth it.

  SANTOS7 20:33 27 Sep 2006

click here
this may help you decide,good luck..

  Dancingbrave 21:46 27 Sep 2006

Thanks for the link which also mentions the apple free player 7 which seems ok but i may stick to wmp 10.If i do update should it be done with the players own update checker.

  Stuartli 21:54 27 Sep 2006

The latest version is available at:

click here

Anyone wanting Windows Media Player 11 (Beta 2):

click here

  Dancingbrave 21:57 27 Sep 2006

Again thanks for the 2 links, media player 11 have you used it yet.

  GaT7 23:03 27 Sep 2006

I've been using WMP 11 for several months with no problems & even forgot that it was a beta version! G

  wolfie3000 23:23 27 Sep 2006

I use wmp10 with no problems at all,
Excellent play back and more options than you can shake a stick at.

Also searches for codecs online if you have problems playing certain files,
This is a god send.

  Stuartli 23:29 27 Sep 2006

If you download the standard K-Lite codecs pack from:

click here

you'll have all the codecs you are ever likely to need.

  wolfie3000 07:08 28 Sep 2006

Already have it Stuartli :)

But its helpfull to know that if ever i dont have a codec WMP10 will find it for me.

  Stuartli 09:43 28 Sep 2006

I also use WMP10 - does all I require and it's very rarely it won't play anything.

However, you do have to watch that all the File Types are Enabled as, just occasionally, some of them are Disabled for some unknown reason.

One disappointing feature (at least as far as I am concerned) is that the Radio section is nowhere near as good as some of the earlier versions stations content wise.

  anskyber 10:20 28 Sep 2006

Yes I agree regarding the radio section. I am using WMP 11 Beta 2 and to get to the radio bit is not straightforward or clear.

Otherwise it is much faster if you have a large library.

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