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Postby stratobuddy » Fri Nov 26, 2010 5:18 pm

I am still embroiled in ripping 100's of CD's.

Most of them take about 5 minutes on my PC, but every now and again one takes about 1/2 hour or even longer.

There is no apparent reason for this eg the PC is not doing anything else such as virus checking, in fact, it is only a few percent used.

Has anyone got any ideas why some of them are so slow?

ALSO, if the internet comes up with the wrong CD details (I'm using Windows Media Player) does anyone know if it is possible to try to find the right details?
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Re: Ripping CD's

Postby stratobuddy » Fri Nov 26, 2010 6:48 pm

The latest CD has taken well over an hour and is still ripping :shock:
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Re: Ripping CD's

Postby stratobuddy » Fri Nov 26, 2010 7:10 pm

In fact, it took 2 hours 10 minutes :eek: :shock: :!: :?: :?: :?:
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Re: Ripping CD's

Postby cathy » Sat Nov 27, 2010 11:56 am

Why are you RIPPING your CDs Alan, you won't be able to play them :wink: :lol: :lol: ... xxx
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Re: Ripping CD's

Postby Katie » Sat Nov 27, 2010 1:51 pm

A pity Alan doesn't have your technical know-how Cathy :roll:
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Re: Ripping CD's

Postby cathy » Sat Nov 27, 2010 9:03 pm

I wouldn't say 'pity' Katie, more like 'lucky' ... :lol: :lol: :lol:

I bet Moya knows the answer to Alans technical problems :wink: :lol: :lol: ... xxx
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Re: Ripping CD's

Postby stratobuddy » Sat Nov 27, 2010 9:58 pm

I spent all day yesterday in front of the PC from about 9am to 11-30pm but still have about 200 (at a guess) CD's to rip.

I have almost 6000 music tracks now on the PC. If each one lasts 3 minutes, and I listened to them for 8 hours every day for a 5 day working week, it would take about 2 months to listen to them all! And this is without the ones still to do :eek:

Actually, what I find interesting is to play them all at random so I hear music I had completely forgotten I had.

Once I have ripped them all, I can store all the CD's away somewhere.

What I really want answered is HOW TO SELECT ANOTHER ALBUM OF TRACK NAMES from the internet if the one originally found is wrong. (For those who don't know what I mean, whenever you play a CD on your PC "big brother internet" knows what you are playing, and you may see adverts for similar music popping up eg if you play a Billy album, it may try to sell you a different one. When you rip a CD, it recognises the CD and fills in all the details eg artist and track names, but somtimes gets it completely wrong, so I have to re-type everything manually. I want a way of letting "big brother" know he's got it wrong and give me the right details)
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Re: Ripping CD's

Postby Moya. T.B.F.F.C. » Sat Nov 27, 2010 11:11 pm

cathy wrote:

I bet Moya knows the answer to Alans technical problems :wink: :lol: :lol: ... xxx


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Re: Ripping CD's

Postby cathy » Sun Nov 28, 2010 12:29 pm

:lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:
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