WMC V13 Vs 8.8.5

Discussion of getting WMC to work on Windows 10 (unsupported)
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newdamage1

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WMC V13 Vs 8.8.5

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Post by newdamage1 » Wed Nov 18, 2020 11:43 pm

Apologies if this has been asked before, I searched but didn't find an answer, likely bad wording, google-fu, etc... :mrgreen: .

But what is the difference between these two versions? Are these forks of the same leak/release or competing projects?

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Post by technodevotee » Thu Nov 19, 2020 3:50 pm

WMC V13 was an old version with scripts to work round the problems we were having until a better solution could be found.

Now that 8.8.5 addresses all the issues in one elegant ready to run package, V13 is no longer needed .

Due to the potential vulnerabilities introduced by rolling back DLLs, it has been withdrawn.

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Post by newdamage1 » Thu Nov 26, 2020 1:27 am

Thanks for the explanation. Most appreciated.

If I have v13 installed on my HTPC's, is it worthwhile to update now, or just wait till I have a problem and reinstall?

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Post by technodevotee » Thu Nov 26, 2020 6:58 pm

If it is working, you can leave it as long as you are aware of the small risk of vulnerabilities on your system.

The next upgrade will mostly likely involve a remove/reinstall so maybe that is the time to upgrade WMC.

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