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Media Player issue

I've an interesting little issue with Media Player on my Jornada 568. If I play an mp3 or wma file, it plays at about double speed (like a 33rpm record played at 78...). It does this even on the sample sounds that came with the unit. I've applied the HP ROM upgrade, the PPC 2002 upgrade and the WMP update, with no change. The best advice I've got so far is to send the unit in for hardware repair - but since my whole life is on the thing, I'm loth to do that.. Anybody had similar experience..???

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Weird! I would try an alternative Windows CE MP3 player such as Xaudio or PalmPlayer to see if they do the same thing. I have trouble believing it's hardware related because AFAIK the MP3 decoding is all done in software, but I guess it's possible.

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