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Old 09-07-02, 12:09 AM   #13
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anytime I try to play a Divx movie it crashes the player. Some things iv'e noticed though, it launches extremely fast. Much faster then the old version. It also seems to have high quality streaming video.

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basically, it's getting back to v.6.4 in terms of efficiency... 8 was just sooooooo bloated, bad coding all around... I've been a huge fan of 6.4 for the longest time now.

but yeah, I do like this version... seems promising... don't like how it stole all my file associations even when I told it not to, but that fix was easy, no biggie.

umm, lets see, what else... i think that's it... can't wait to see final, this looks good so far. very sleek

btw, DivX works fine, I still have 6.4 (mplayer2.exe) which I use as well, AND:

If you went to microsoft's website, and read the little popup that came up when you attempted to dl it, you would see that microsoft made mention of uninstalling it
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Old 09-07-02, 06:31 AM   #14
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I did indeed look at there uninstall instructions, you know what they where?

Use System Restore, that's it.

Guess what? I like many others have that sh1t disabled. It's a resource hog and more trouble then it's worth. That said, I did indeed try a beta product, and I did not check how to uninstall it before hand. However that dosent make it suck any less.

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Old 09-07-02, 11:43 AM   #15
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Yeah... I feel like calling MS and saying...

"I've got System Restore DISABLED, you JACKASS! How's about giving me a FRIGGIN' UNINSTALLER?!"

Well, now that I think about it... SP1 might be able to uninstall it with its middleware thing.... ? Guess we'll find out on Monday (or if I'm not lazy and install SP1 today )...
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Old 09-08-02, 03:16 PM   #16
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I got SP 1 today, it's somewhere on Microsoft's website, and you are able to uninstall WM9 if you need to.
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Old 09-08-02, 03:52 PM   #17
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Rock On, all I wanted to know about it.
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