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Posted on Apr 16, 2013 in Multimedia, Windows Media Player | 0 comments

Make Windows Media Player 11 or 12 the centre of your PC multimedia experience

Windows Media Player 11 is the heart of the multimedia playback experience on Windows XP and Vista. With this powerful media player you can organize your media collections, play and rip music from CD’s and copy and synchronize music to portable media players. All for free and all with the minimum of fuss.

Obtaining Windows Media Player 11

Windows Vista users will have Media Player 11 installed for them automatically. Windows XP users may need to visit Windows Update and download the latest version. If you need help with this, follow our tutorial on manually updating a Windows XP machine. Windows XP users will need to pass a genuine advantage check to prove their copy of Windows is legitimate before they can use Media Player 11.

Introducing Windows Media Player 11

Marc Liron has prepared an excellent introduction to Media Player 11. Click on the link below to view the video.

Introduction to Media Player 11

Using Windows Media Player 11

In these tutorials, we’ll take you through the basics of using and configuring Media player 11 for all your multimedia needs. Our first video introduces the basics of Media Player 11 and gives an overview of its features.

Basic Playback in Media Player 11
Ripping CD’s With Media Player
Using the Media Player Library
Sharing Media on Your Home Network

Windows Media Player 12

Available exclusively for Windows 7 and Windows 8 users, Windows Media Player 12 takes advantage of the Libraries feature introduced in Windows 7 to make organising your media collections easier and quicker than ever. Our Media Player 12 tutorials show you everything you need to know to start using this powerful media player.

Setup and playback in Media Player 12
Ripping CD’s With Media Player 12
Using the Media Player Library

Troubleshooting Media Playback

With so many different kinds of media files on the internet today, playing audio and video files might not always be straightforward. Our troubleshooting guides will help you solve a wide range of playback problems with Media Player 11 and 12.

Understanding and obtaining codecs to troubleshoot media playback

Installing the Combined Community Codec Pack (CCCP)
Configuring the Combined Community Codec Pack (CCCP)

Installing the K-Lite Mega Codec Pack


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