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Chapter 11. Sights and Sounds: Music and... > Messing with Media Player's Audio CD... - Pg. 125

Sights and Sounds: Music and Other Multimedia 125 Windows Wisdom Some audio CDs do double-duty as data CDs and come with programs you can run. In some cases, the program will run automatically when you insert the CD. So be forewarned that after you insert an audio CD, you may see something other than (or in addition to) CD Player on the screen. Messing with Media Player's Audio CD Features If you like to listen to music while you use your computer, the typical MIDI file isn't likely to set your toes a-tapping. No, if it's real music you're after, you need to convince Media Player to crank up an audio CD. Audio CDs use the same dimensions as CD-ROM discs, so any audio CD will fit snugly inside your CD drive (or your DVD drive, if you have one). From there, you use Media Player to play the CD's tracks. Let's run through a few notes to bear in mind when playing audio CDs in Media Player. First, Media