Player Fix #1
Make Media Player Rip and Store MP3
Microsoft has it's head up the
butt these days and telling fiction from truth is becoming harder
even for seasoned professionals.
Right on the back of the box
of the Windows XP Home box is a little picture and a quote about
using DVDs with your purchase. What they don't say is that you
have to download a program from a separate company for 20$ to
What's more is the most popular
Media Player out there has been ripped of its most primary function...
ripping your CDs to your computer in MP3 format. Billy Greedy
(Bill Gates) wants you to conform to the licensing the media
companies want by REMOVING MP3 support and making you convert
all your songs to WMA (Windows Media format). By this, you then
can't move or play your songs anywhere you want anymore.
So, here's how to change that:
You're gonna have to break down and buy one of those downloads
from the Windows Media Player site at http://www.microsoft.com/windows/windowsmedia/windowsxp/experience.asp.
I got the MP3/DVD InterVideo
Pack at http://www.intervideo.com/jsp/Product_Profile.jsp?p=DVDMP3XPack
for 19.95. You can get just the MP3 pack to RIP MP3s if sitting
in front of your computer and watching a home movie in DVD doesn't
Follow the instructions below to setup Media Player properly...
[ Note: Some of the images may look a little
funny cuz I used a image compressor to compress them so your
download wouldn't take so long ]
Make the following windows match
the ones I've provided below.
That's it. You can now rip to
MP3 and copy em to all your friends and family. Provided you
follow the rules of the law of course...