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Windows Media Player - Interference when using Broadband

by Dibelski / April 22, 2004 5:52 PM PDT

Laptop computer - 128 RAM - 1.4 processor.

When I'm linked to broadband modem via USB port and use Media Player 9 to play MP3's stored on hard drive, the playback is distorted. Same problem occurs if listening to radio media via broadband. Has anyone had this problem and fixed it. If so, how?
Many thanks.

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Re:Windows Media Player - Interference when using Broadband
by Cetin Denislam / April 23, 2004 5:08 AM PDT

Your memory amount is low for windows XP. Also, your hardware specification is at minimum, so no one can guess if it?s a hardware, software or driver-ware related.

As a temporary workaround, if your processor is using speedstep technology try the following procedure:

From Control Panel, select Power Options applet. On the Power Schemes tab, click Always On in the Power schemes box, and then click OK. Restart PC and test again.

Good Luck,


Trying to unweave, unwind, unravel
And piece together the past and the future,

T. S. Eliot

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Re:Re:Windows Media Player - Interference when using Broadband
by Dibelski / April 23, 2004 5:44 AM PDT

You certainly know your stuff! I've done as suggested and it's worked, but God knows why?

It was not a critical problem but I was getting fed up with unplugging my modem from the USB port to listen to my MP3's.

Many thanks for your advice/help.

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