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Audio File Types

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#1 SRK62


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Posted 26 December 2006 - 02:05 AM

Recently when I tried to play a song that I downloaded,the message came that "The file you are attempting to play has an extension that does not match the file.Playing the file may result in unexpected behavior".
This came in both Real Player and W.M.Player.The former attempted to find the extension from the net but could not.
I could not determine the file type from the 'properties option'.
How can I find the file type and download the correct extension/plug in/codec and make the player play it?
I have directX 8.1 in my computer which is using w2k professional+sp4 and IE6 though I usually use the Firefox browser.

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#2 Walkman


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Posted 26 December 2006 - 04:59 AM

In Windows Explorer you can go to the tab Tools>Folder Options, then click on the tab View and un-check the box that says "Hide extensions for known file types."

By doing that, you'll see the extensions of every file you have.

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