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Step 1: Running Windows Media Player

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Ripping CDs using Windows Media Player

Overview/What You Need

  1. Run Windows Media Player (Viewing)
  2. Configure Ripping Preferences
  3. Insert an Audio CD and Rip
  4. Enjoy Your Music!

The Windows Media Player shortcut is on your Start Menu under Accessories and Entertainment.

Follow these steps to run Windows Media Player:

  • Click the Start Menu
  • Select "All Programs"
  • Select the "Accessories" folder
  • Select the "Entertainment" folder
  • Click the Windows Media Player Icon

Windows Media Player should appear shortly.

Screenshot of the Start Menu open with Windows Media Player Selected.
The Windows Media Player Icon is Found Here

Run Windows Media Player by opening the Start Menu - All Programs - Accessories - Entertainment and clicking the Windows Media Player icon.



NOTE: If you see an advertisement when the program starts, you probably need to upgrade to the latest version of Windows Media Player.



Ripping CDs using Windows Media Player

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Originally Published:  Wednesday, September 14, 2005, 5:00 PM PT

Last Updated:  Monday, June 27, 2011, 8:58 PM PT

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