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Old 10-09-2004, 02:10 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Question Downgrading Windows Media Player

Hey everyone.

I downloaded Windows Media Player 10 and installed it, and frankly its a piece of **** compared to 9.

Anyways I was wondering how I would downgrade back to WMP 9?
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Old 10-09-2004, 02:13 PM   #2 (permalink)
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u can uninstall it in add remove windows stuff, but ull hafta find the ver 9.. just use winamp, hehe much better
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I would but I like the WMP radio stations better.
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Do an uninstall and goto microsoft.com and under downloads you should find ver 9
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winamp has thousands of free radio stations.. and thousands of skins/plugins.
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None of which I happen to like.
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If you want you can try I tunes
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good chance there are some Winamp plugins to listen to WMP radio stations
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if u just go to uninstall it in the add/remove list when u try to remove it will ask u if u wanna roll back to 9. i was in the same position, 10 sucks it messed my box up bad
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try using this modified vearsion of mp classic for video:
http://www.free-codecs.com/download/...er_Classic.htm

and use itunes (yes i know radio) and use:

http://www.shoutcast.com/
for your radio needs
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