I followed your advice and restart rr without reboot and no problem exists. That makes me wonder if any startup program causing the issue. No messed up playlist ever after I uninstall the Geforce program, which is useless to my system, but keep the driver.
Sorry for re-opening a long lost thread but my problem with unicode playlist in RR came back again. This time I make sure no other unnecessary software running in the background that eat my memory. I have tried different settings over and over again and it comes down to this result:
1/ If I select Winamp 5.666 build 3516 as my MP3 Player, the Id3v2 unicode song names all became ?????? in RR after 1 or 2 reboots. I am guessing RR is getting id3v1 info instead of v2 from Winamp during startup. However it's no problem in Winamp's own playlist.
2/ Windows Media player have no such problem no matter how many times I reboot, but it cannot pause a song and always restart the current song after I pause it. Also I have RadioShark that needs Winamp's line-in plugin to listen to radio.
Please if anyone can help. Thank you.
Have you tried VLC? Not sure if it works with RR but VLC seems to be widely used.
there are options for how RR gets tags, also RR can optionally have winamp provide the tag
(I usually turn that off [its tricky how, its been talked about years ago], and have RR get it, preferring v2 over v1)
I use foobar 2k
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