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Jan. 10th, 2005 @ 08:18 pm This sucks.
So, I'm using Windows Media Player (10, although 8 and 9 did it too) to rip music. I pop in a CD and the track info shows up from the Internet. If I change CDs, the new CDs information never shows up. The old CD info stays there. I have to exit WMP and reenter it to get the new CD info to show up. I've tried searching online for this and I can't find anything about this behavior, whether it's expected or not (I think it should be smart enough to detect disc changes and update the track info.)

What the hell is happening?
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From:kingfox
Date:January 10th, 2005 11:03 pm (UTC)
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I have the same problem at work. Checking out the WMP FAQ, I found this. But if I turn it back on, VMWare has a hissy fit, so I live with the opening and closing. Autoplay for audio CDs is enabled on my home computer, and the problem isn't present there. Lame, I know.
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From:xequalsfun
Date:January 11th, 2005 06:47 am (UTC)

You *did* ask

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What the hell is happening?

You're using a Windows product!

I've had a bunch of problems with getting info from WMP too. iTunes has never had such issues. And you don't have to make a playlist to burn a CD first, either. Does WMP still do that? That was annoying.
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From:redvector
Date:January 11th, 2005 07:35 am (UTC)
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your mistake is not using CD Copy. it's so much friendlier, and lets you template your filenames.

it's also fast, like you commented BeOS was all those years ago on Phorum: "it's like a very fast car running on an extremely small track."

okay, maybe not, but I like that quote.
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From:runstaverun
Date:January 11th, 2005 05:13 pm (UTC)
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no idea what's happenning, though I've seen it before... for ripping I've been a fan of dbpoweramp's music converter for a while now, it's very nice... and should/might not have the same problem.