poseidon, no - that link is for downloading and re-installing Windows Media Player 11 only. Please try that and see if it fixes your WMP11 issue. No one ever said that you need to re-install Windows ;)
Kraai, you are correct. Once you donate you become a "Sponsor" and you account automatically gets special privileges unlocked. Included is access to Area-51. Once the term of expires so do the privs. But you can always get them back again the next time you donate.
Hey folks check it out!!! Dani took in our suggestions and now you can choose a custom member certificate...
I think she's still ironing out a few details but it is pretty much enabled now. Go to your profile page and see :)
Taken care of people, thanks! it is a bit late to book anything now.
however, anyone interested in writing for us, contributing to the editorial section may PM me directly. There are always opportunities and cool things going on.
FYI, you would be attending GDC as credentialed press and allowed to cover the event, write about and talk to pretty much anyone. DaniWeb would cover your travel and hotel expenses, your registration and press credentials plus you would receive compensation for each article you produce.