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Music Playback Issue In Win 7


Since i upgraded to the retail version of windows 7 from the rc, i have been experiencing issues with my music. I usually use mediamonkey for playing my music but i ran into this strange problem where songs would loop backwards, the seek bar would keep going as normal but the song would skip backwards and keep doing that in similar intervals, which was terribly annoying. Trying to stop the song would result in the computer hanging for a while.

I decided to try windows media player and i found that my music was now skipping sometimes. I have never encountered errors like this previously, and i'm not sure what could be the problem. I updated all my codecs, i updated my sound drivers as i had been using the ones that windows chose for me upon installation, but nothing seems to work.

This is terribly frustrating as music along with simple web browsing and instant messaging are my main uses for this computer.


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