If Media Player makes a mistake, you can fix the tags yourself even though the advanced editor has been eliminated.Microsoft is conducting an online survey to understand your opinion of the Technet Web site.Installing a decoder is typically a simple software update you can download from the Web.
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This is a guide for Windows Media Player 11, running under Windows XP.
Windows Media Player can play the file types shown in Table 8.1.
NOTE Vista doesn't come from Microsoft with DVD playback capability, except in the editions containing Media Center—Vista Home Premium and Vista Ulimate.
The decoder will cost you a few bucks, probably around $10.
(Although current boxed editions of both players are around –.) Media Player 11 has a redesigned user interface, as shown in Figure 8.1, to make it easier for you to manage and enjoy your digital media.For instance, as shown in Figure 8.3, the arrow below the Now Playing tab provides the options for playback Enhancements as well as the capability to change the current Visualization.There are three options for playing audio and video media in Windows Media Player 11.By Andy Rathbone Unlike Media Player 11, Windows Media Player 12 no longer offers an advanced editor to allow you to update and correct song tags.Instead, the player edits them for you automatically from an online database.These include audio CDs and video DVDs, media stored on your hard disk, and media accessible over a home network.