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Old 22-02-2003, 12:55 PM
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bemused doesnt start winamp

hello,

i need help!

i'm using bemused 1.4 on xp with winamp 3.

I can connect through bluetooth, download my playlist, and select tracks to play which show up in the bemused server window, but winamp doesnt start...

what am i doing wrong?

cheers

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Old 22-02-2003, 05:28 PM
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Does it work if Winamp is already running when you try to play a song? Anyway, try checking:

1. that you've got the "start applications automatically" checkbox selected

2. that you have selected the right path to Winamp 3

3. that another application (such as Winamp 2) is not set to handle any file types (such as MP3s).

If you're still having problems, send me your BemusedServer.ini file and I'll see if I can figure out what's going wrong.

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Old 22-02-2003, 09:04 PM
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[BemusedServer]
CommPort=COM10
Path=C:\My Music\My Music\MP3_Volume1
StartWinampAutomatically=1
DefaultApplication=1
PathToApplication0=C:\Program Files\Winamp\winamp.exe
ExtensionsHandled0=mp3;mp2;wav;wma
PathToApplication1=C:\Program Files\Winamp3\Studio.exe
ExtensionsHandled1=mp3;wma
PathToApplication2=C:\Program Files\Winamp\winamp.exe
ExtensionsHandled2=
PathToApplication3=
ExtensionsHandled3=ppt
StartMinimised=0

this is the ini file......how does it look?

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Old 22-02-2003, 10:57 PM
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It looks like your problem is that Winamp 2 is set to handle several different music file types (mp3, mp2, wav and wma). This means that Bemused will try to load Winamp 2 instead of Winamp 3 - and I'm guessing that you don't actually have Winamp 2 installed?

To make Bemused use Winamp 3 instead, change the default application to Winamp 2, delete all the text in the "Handles file types" text box, then change the default application back to Winamp 3.

Hope this helps.
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Old 22-02-2003, 11:24 PM
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Your a star....it works....what a cool application!

thanks for taking the time to help

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Old 25-02-2003, 11:31 PM
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Spent many hours fiddling with settings on my Gigabyte dongle software, finally got it working with the help of the forum and the new driver update, then discover bemused - cool app. Had the same problem, so ta 4 helping me too!

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Old 26-02-2003, 03:22 AM
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Just for ppl's info, there is a backward patch for Winamp 3 which allows you to use bemused 1.4 with it with minimal fuss. Can't remember what the file is called but doing a search on google should bring it up. (it's no longer hosted on the winamp page so don't go looking like I did for hours).

edit -- found the file name to make it easier.. it's called wa2mgr.exe
 

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