Streaming Media

Why is Indian music only available in RealAudio format?

My sister emailed me about a song she liked that was recommended by her Tamil friend. Apparently this is a tune for a popular Bollywood movie and Google revealed a number of web sites that would let me play it. Unfortunately, almost all of them offered just one format: RealAudio. Does anyone know why it is so popular with this audience? Personally, I refuse to install another Real product. Their installations are extremely invasive (all sorts of crap is installed without asking). In any case, here's a WindowsMedia version for your non-discriminating music tastes: Thoodhu Varuma, from the movie Kaakha Kaahka.

Windows Media PLayer 9 Error Codes

Via Sean Alexander, “Troubleshooting Windows Media Player 9 Series Error Codes”. Awesome!