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  1. #11


    oh you have got to be frakking kidding me... you mean I need the upgrade just to see those options?

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  2. #12


    Posts : 57
    Windows 7 Professional


    I didn't think Media Player had the equalizer either, but it does. Switch to the now playing view (lower right corner), then right click on the now playing window and select enhancements.

    Oops solution already posted.
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  3. #13


    Posts : 57
    Windows 7 Professional


    Quote Originally Posted by xraiderv1 View Post
    oh you have got to be frakking kidding me... you mean I need the upgrade just to see those options?
    No, see my other post. Media Player has the equalizer.
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  4. #14


    yeah, spotted that three days ago... been busy or I'd have posted. thanks man!
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  5. #15


    Posts : 7
    Windows 8 Pro


    OK....color me an idiot, but even though I can find the equalizer setting in the drop down menu, when I click on it, nothing happens. I do have the Media Center installed, but that should not matter to Media Player anyway. What am I doing wrong here?

    Update: After trying repeatedly to get this setting to work, it finally just did. Have no idea why. Ack!
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  6. #16


    Toronto, Canada. Born in the U.K.
    Posts : 691
    Win 10 Pro + Win 7 Ult SP1 (x64)


    Yes they only show up in 'now playing' mode and maybe in your case, the machine was busy and popups got delayed as a result? Just a theory.
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  7. #17


    Posts : 1
    Windows 8.1


    Mad as it may seem try turning ON the levelling in WMP. The levelling is not as severe as it was before. I can compare the sound using my HTC Sensation with Beats Audio and it is clear the Laptop is still not performing brilliantly. This is crazy given this is why I bought this laptop.

    I also restored the defaults to the Beats Audio panel.

    It has minimised the levelling on my Amazon loud device too.
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  8. #18


    Just forget wimp and get MusicBee
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