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Windows Media Player

By Rufous03
Nov 12, 2006
  1. I was wondering if anyone has run into sound quality issues when using Windows Media Player. I have an Audigy X- Hi Fi sound card. I have also encountered the same problem using other SB Audigy cards. If I listen to music via WMP the sound is not great...distorted, if I listen to the same selections using Creative Play Center, the sound seems perfect. There are features I like about WMP and I would like to continue using it, but right now Creative seems to have the edge as far as quality.
    Currently I run the SB outputs to a seperate stereo amp to normal speakers. Using windows XP and XP64 no difference.
    Any suggestions appreciated.
     
  2. detrunks

    detrunks TS Enthusiast Posts: 153

    I'm pretty sure it's because creative's own software utilizes all the functions of its own card.
     
  3. Tmagic650

    Tmagic650 TS Ambassador Posts: 17,244   +234

    What version of Media Player are you using?
     
  4. Rufous03

    Rufous03 TS Rookie Topic Starter

    WMP Version 10....new version 11 does the same damn thing, as does the older version.
     
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