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Old 12-16-2007, 11:36 PM   #1
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Okay, so I have a "borrowed" copy of XP, right? Windows media player pops up for an update, so I'm like, sure, why not. As soon as it finishes downloading, it says it needs to verify windows is genuine before I can use it! Now I have to dig out an old copy of wmp and uninstall version 11. It just won't work at all. Maybe I'll just have to switch to another media player. One that isn't owned by the allmighty. I don't know. Whatever. More of a challenge I guess.
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Damn those software companies trying to make you pay for their work!
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just download the verision 10
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I know! Who do they think they are? Like we are all made of money or something? But see, I'm really helping them. Because if it wasn't for ppl like me, they wouldn't have to keep making "better" versions of stuff. They have to try to tempt ppl like me to get the newest version and abandon my borrowing ways!

I tried downloading v.10, and it still got 11 some how. Whatever. I went to uninstall the player, and it has this rollback option. One restart later and I'm back to v.6. Guess Microsoft didn't think that far ahead on that one
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WMP sucks anyways. use VLC. you will never need to download codecs again.
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One might PM me for a fix...
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VLC? And just what might that be?
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nvr mind. Downloaded it. We'll see how it goes. Can't be all bad if one of the servers is UdubMadtown
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Okay, already don't like it. Anytime I open a window or even scroll, it 'remixes'. You know, kind of bogs down. Just my machine or is this just what happens?
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Wait..you got VLC? Or...you're talking about WMP?
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