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i cant rip music in media player anymore

by Rammstein420 / July 29, 2008 10:27 AM PDT

it says Windows Media Player cannot play, burn, rip, or sync the file because a required audio codec is not installed on your computer.

but automatic downloading is on. and the computer has been able to rip those cds many many times so it isnt because the damn internet just doesnt have the codec, i have been looking through the online help thing but nothing on there fixes it.

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So use something else
by Jimmy Greystone / July 29, 2008 10:41 AM PDT

So use something else, how difficult is that? With the runaway bloat factor and security concerns with Windows Media Player, now might be an excellent time to investigate alternatives. A couple that come to mind are iTunes and WinAmp.

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I found a solution! =)
by phillfolk / August 14, 2009 3:42 PM PDT

I had the same problem.. after trying to find a solution on the internet I gave up.. All I found out is that people who have this problem simply uninstall windows media player then reinstall... I have vista which doesn't allow you to uninstall it..........................
I solved the problem by...
GOING TO TOOLS...
GOING TO OPTIONS...
GOING TO THE "RIP MUSIC" TAB...
CHANGING THE FORMAT TO "MP3"...
Wala!!!

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Cant rip music cd on window media player
by opeyemi3 / December 30, 2009 5:42 AM PST
In reply to: I found a solution! =)

please where do you get tools in window media player-Vista 36bit ?

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RIGHT Click Top Bar, Select "Show Classic Menus", Then...
by Grif Thomas Forum moderator / December 30, 2009 6:06 AM PST

...look to the upper left corner for "Tools".

By the way, Vista only has a 32 bit or 64 bit version. There is no 36 bit version that I'm aware of...

Hope this helps.

Grif

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Cant rip music from cd window media player
by opeyemi3 / December 31, 2009 10:12 AM PST

THanks I did all still window will not rip music from cd i used the error correction it rip but skip most of the tracks what else can i do .or I should just buy a music ripper software ?

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(NT) cant rip the reply was not helpful
by toddwhitehorse / December 13, 2011 5:16 AM PST
In reply to: I found a solution! =)
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Given the years that have passed.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / December 13, 2011 5:41 AM PST

You may want to tell more and in fact, make a new post.

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Use the Windows Fixit center
by PattyWoodfin / April 24, 2013 7:22 AM PDT
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