Old 15th November 2018, 20:42   #1
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Compatibility message with Beta version

Firstly really glad to see a Beta version of Winamp after so long. I randomly check the forums every few months and thought I would check not expecting to see anything. I also never understood why people stopped using it. Even though it hadn't been updated in a while, still my favourite media player and does everything I need it to.

I have just installed the Beta over the previous version and also uninstalled/reinstalled but each time I load Winamp it tells me it is in Compatibility mode but it isn't. I have also tried both running in Administrator mode and the standard non administrator default.

Any ideas?
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Old 15th November 2018, 21:01   #2
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what version of windows are you using?

do u have safe mode on? (the winamp one, not the windows one)

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Old 15th November 2018, 21:11   #3
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what version of windows are you using?

do u have safe mode on? (the winamp one, not the windows one)
Windows 10 minus the october 2018 update although I don't think that would make a difference. (installing that in a day or so).

Never used Winamps safe mode but had a look but it's on the normal mode at the moment.

If the new version brings Windows 10 compatibility does that mean the previous version wasn't officially compatible. I wonder if there was something left over that is still on my computer that was used for the previous version to work with Windows 10
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its very odd that your 5.8 is in compatibility mode just randomly. did u check the shortcut properties?

r u sure 5.666 wasn't also in compatibility mode?

any extra plugins or skins?

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Old 15th November 2018, 22:35   #5
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its very odd that your 5.8 is in compatibility mode just randomly. did u check the shortcut properties?

r u sure 5.666 wasn't also in compatibility mode?

any extra plugins or skins?
Can't remember installing any plugins but now it also seems to randomly crash. I can't remember setting any compatibility settings either.

In recently modified though I see a filename winampFLV with the album set as Plugin
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Old 29th November 2018, 20:59   #6
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Still getting this issue. Have tried to uninstall and reinstall again with no luck (updated to the latest version of Windows 10 since to). I've noticed that it also crashes after a few minutes but with no messages.

Putting it in safe mode did seem to stop the crashes but also meant I couldn't listen to any music
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Honestly there seems to be a lot of issues, not sure they all are winamp related.

What kind of files do u have?

Try uninstalling and running ccleaner and then install winamp to c:\winamp\ which is not the default.

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