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Windows 7: Lost being able to change default music player

13 Dec 2010   #1

Windows 7 64 bit
Lost being able to change default music player

I seem to have lost the ability to have a default (say winamp player to play MP3).. I have gone thro all the link instructions here in the forum. makes no difference when I reset the defaut I click use etc on and off and then on again to make sure its on.. I save changes to program setting etc ..but the next time even a few seconds I ask it to open I get the proverbial select from web..anyone please..its not just winamp its other too..for other extensions. Incidentally when I go to set default program I see very few and can not change them - grayed out checks..also when I go to associate I do not see MP3..

I have noticed that a file facility called mediainfo which I think is a dll is handling many of the extension..can anyone help explain this

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13 Dec 2010   #2

Windows7 Pro 64bit SP-1; Windows XP Pro 32bit

Did you find this listing? Set the Audio Files player in the third group down.
Drop down curtain lists all players on the system.
Then click save bottom right corner.

Make sure "Use AutoPlay for all Media and Devices" is check marked in top left corner.

Start> Control Panel> Auto Play

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14 Dec 2010   #3

Windows 7 64 bit

Hi.. thanks for your reply.. I will try this ans feed back.. EDIT: I tried that solution but sadly it did not solve problem....its not the playing of media so much as the computer seems to lose the selected playing medium..I can play any media I have but I have to keep selecting the device
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14 Dec 2010   #4

Windows7 Pro 64bit SP-1; Windows XP Pro 32bit

No help.

I hope someone else has some ideas.

Check back. Someone may come up with a solution in a few minutes or a few hours.
You never know.
People come on the forum 24/7.

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16 Dec 2010   #5

Windows 7 Home Premium X64 SP1

Not sure what you've already done, but - try right-clicking on any music file and choose 'properties'. In the box that appears,click on 'Change' where it says 'Opens with' and choose what program you want. Then click 'Apply' and 'OK'
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17 Dec 2010   #6

Windows 7 64 bit

Thanks for your help..tied all sorts still the same can play anything but have to select what plays it..annoying..
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