Windows Vista - WMP skips mp3 files recorded using Lame Encoding

Discussion in 'Windows Media Player' started by Sethu, Nov 25, 2007.

  1. Sethu

    Sethu Guest

    A set of mp3 files that I created using Total Recorder and Lame Encoding is
    skipped at consistent times using WMP. However, I can play the same with
    RealPlayer or Total Recorder player.

    I can consistently reproduce the problem.

    Sethu, Nov 25, 2007
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  2. Skipping problems typically affect the driver software for the
    soundcard supplied with a wide range of Dell PCs (this has been the
    case for almost a year, they refuse to ship fixed drivers)

    This page has details on the problem

    The indicated solution is to install new drivers, then disable audio
    enhancements using the steps listed.

    Cheers - Neil
    Neil Smith [MVP Digital Media], Nov 26, 2007
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  3. Sethu

    Sethu Guest

    Thanks Neil. I looked at your other reply. But my laptop is a toshiba portege

    I have latest sound driver.

    Sethu, Dec 25, 2007
  4. OK, so did disabling audio enhancements work out ?

    Cheers - Neil
    Neil Smith [MVP Digital Media], Dec 27, 2007
  5. Sethu

    Sethu Guest

    I have tried disabling audio enhancements but with no luck. Some more
    observations that it may be useful

    All these mp3 files were recorded/encoded by someone and not sure what tool
    they used
    1) If I copy the mp3 to another location it works but stops at a different
    time interval
    2) If I rebuild the mp3 file with a tool (say changing the bitrate from 128K
    to 196K and then back again to 128K it works fine).

    I suspect there is some encoding problem.

    Sethu, Dec 28, 2007
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