Are you behind a proxy of some sort?
Do you have a custom set UserAgent field for your browser?
Can you connect to http://windowsmedia.com
The AlbumInfo functionality changed (was updated) last month - it sounds
like there's some issue in your specific connection, of course. There was a
further update in the last week or two - are you still having problems?
Speaking for myself only.
for some helpful WMP info.
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"Trent" <Trent@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
>I am using WMP 11 with Home premium.
> When I attempt to rip a CD using WMP it does not recognise the album, nor
> any of the tracks.
> When I use the 'Find album info' function the page
> redir.metaservices.microsoft.com will not load (This program cannot
> the webpage). I have an uninteruppted internet connection.
> I have not installed new software nor changed settings, yet have been
> experiencing this problem for over a month. The albuminfo function worked
> smothly up until then. I am unable to use WMP to manage my music files in
> even the most rudimentary way.
> Has anyone else had these problems? Has MS got any advice? Do I just shrug
> my shoulders and add this to the list stuff that has frustrated me since
> upgrading to a vista machine?