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Can Changes To Information In Media Player Library Synced To Source File ?


Can changes to media information in media player library synced to the music source file? I am using windows 7 with the latest version 12 w media player. As i have updated my music library on wmp, i would like this update (changes to title songs, genre etc) to be updated or synced to the music library source file. I have tried selecting and dropping from wmp to music but this does not work.

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Automatic Media Information In Media Player Stops

I'm running wmp12 on win7. I placed a bunch of mp3s in "my music" folder, then went into windows media player and in options for "automatic media information updates for files" i checked all the boxes (with the sub-selection of "only add missing information"). So as i anticipated, wmp started to organize all my music into nice little folders (like itunes). But then after getting about half way through, it has just stopped. So half my music is organized and half is not. Does anyone have any idea why it stopped and how i can get it to finnish the job?

Posted On: 2010-06-07 . View Related Posts . . View 2 Replies .

Media Player 12 Library Help

I am not able to delete any of the sample music that came pre installed on windows 7. I deleted the files from the my music folder/my videos but i cant delete them from windows media player 12 or windows media center. I would like to know how to do this. When i hit delete on them nothing happens same thing if i drag them to the trash. That's not close to the big problem though. I am not able to add any music to the library without it all getting deleted once i close wmp 12. How can i get around this?

It is a brand new computer i just bought it. It came installed with windows 7 home premium 64 bit. It has no virus or anything like that wrong with it.microsoft sure did mess up with wmp 12, wmp 11 was great but they font have it for windows 7 that im aware of. I also tried to re-download wmp 12 but i couldn't find the link to download it. They kept trying to make me download a plug in for it instead of the player itself. Since there's such little problems with this operating system like this im already regretting not going with a mac.


Posted On: 2010-01-28 . View Related Posts . . View 18 Replies .

Media Player Not Showing Video In Library

I'm running 64bit win 7. The media player shows video in skins and now playing modes, but when switched to library mode or when initiated in library mode the video seems to play but doesn't display. How might this be corrected? Also, i'd really like the enhancement for video controls always displayed (as i've had in earlier m-player versions). How can i set this ?

Posted On: 2010-04-05 . View Related Posts . . View 4 Replies .

Media Player 12 Won't Keep Music In The Library

This is really a terrible product. I upgraded to windows 7 during the holiday, and the wmp loaded my 75 gigs of music right away. Shortly thereafter it unloaded all of it - i could literally see it draining from my library. Now it will put something in the library if i pull it up from the hard drive and hit play. But it won't keep it in the library.

I've reinstalled wmp twice, with no success. Please tell us that a patch is on the way, or something. Or should all of us just head on over to apple? 


Posted On: 2010-01-15 . View Related Posts . . View 2 Replies .

Sync Files From Library To Mp3 - Media Player Does Not Recognized

When i plug my mp3, windows recognized it but wmp did not.could you tell me how to fix this. I need to sync files from library to my mp3. Right now i'm using windows 7 x64.

Posted On: 2010-02-09 . View Related Posts . . View 3 Replies .

Media Player Cannot Play File, File Type Or Codec Not Supported

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Posted On: 2010-01-20 . View Related Posts . . View 2 Replies .

Media Player 12 Crashes Whenever Try To Play A File

Hi, been there, tried that, still no joy. Used "method 1" and "method 2" i found here. Downloaded a load of new codecs. Updated video drivers. Turned off hardware acceleration, turned it back on again. Wmp still crashes whenever i try to play a file. I cam open wmp, and even see the library items. Just can't play them. I have win 7 home premium 32 bit.

Athlon 4000+, 2 gb ram, geforce 6800gt video card. Wmp works fine on the other pc (lesser spec and same card). I suspect something is corrupted in my version of win 7. Any suggestions gratefully received, i have downloaded vlc, but i just want to get this long-standing problem sorted. Iirc, wmp 12 has never run correctly on this machine.


Posted On: 2010-06-03 . View Related Posts . . View 4 Replies .

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Posted On: 2010-01-28 . View Related Posts . . View 2 Replies .

Media Player Encountered A Problem While Downloading The File

Every time i try to get onto firefox, or any other program on my computer windows media player pops up and says 'windows media player encountered a problem while downloading the file. ' then i am given the option of close or web help. Also the icons that are pinned to my task bar have no pictures. Only on my account does it do this and i can't access anything.

Posted On: 2010-05-11 . View Related Posts . . View 2 Replies .

Media Player Error - Cannot Load Skin File

1. When i click the icon switch to now playing, this error appears: cannot load skin file. Valid skin files begin with the xml tag, followed by characters (chinese? Japanese? Korean?

<'‹"­»«&Ndash;¹ˆ—›''£» "¢¦›¾¹¬¦­zÿ"ºÿ¯‹¿ª–¢¸­²¢, ’ˆ- alot of these.

2. Doesn't play dvd movie or video files.

3. Tried turning off and on windows features of wmp 12, but it did not work.

4. Help! I'm running win 7- 64 bit


Posted On: 2010-03-15 . View Related Posts . . View 4 Replies .

Cannot Save Video File Through Media Player Classic Menu

As i used windows xp & vista before i used the windows media player on both system so many time and familiar to all the features. One os the feature is lets say i am watch a video from my flash drive through wmp and now i save it to my pc. I just click on file and save as. But on windows 7 the media player doesn't give me that option. After i play video on wmp it doesn't show the classic menu at all even though its not on full screen. So please help me.

Posted On: 2010-04-22 . View Related Posts . . View 2 Replies .

Sound Drivers Error - Media Player Encountered A Problem While Playing The File

Whenever i try to play a digital copy of a movie on wmp i get the error message "windows media player encountered a problem while playing the file". When i click on the one link it tells me to update my sound drivers. They are already up-to-date. The videos won't even show up in my library or zune software. Any idea what the problem is?

Posted On: 2010-05-04 . View Related Posts . . View 2 Replies .

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Posted On: 2010-01-07 . View Related Posts . . View 2 Replies .

System File Error - Cannot Read The Source Or Disk

System file error "cannot read the source or disk" on a memory card pro duo stick.system file error 635535 and i also need help with the pro duo that keeps freezing on me whenever i want to delete something it says it cant because it can't read the source or disk please help me. I cannot delete nor copy nor format the stick i tried everything.

Posted On: 2010-05-26 . View Related Posts . . View 2 Replies .

Error On Media Player - Windows Media Player Cannot Burn The Files

Error on media player: " windows media player cannot burn the files. If the burner is busy, wait for the current task to finish. If necessary, verify that the burner is connected properly and that you have installed the latest device driver. After the media player says the cd is ready and it pops out a error mess.comes up saying " windows media player cannot burn the files.

If the burner is busy, wait for the current task to finish. If necessary, verify that the burner is connected properly and that you have installed the latest device driver. " But when i put the cd back in it plays and only to song 6! I have done this 3 times and the same with each! I have no idea what im doin wrong because i have made a few different cd's.


Posted On: 2010-07-09 . View Related Posts . . View 2 Replies .

Media Center Library Updating Issue

I am having repeated difficulty maintaining my media library with wmc. I am running win7 professional - 64 bit on a ibm intellistation 6223, dual 3. 6ghz xeon w/ 5gb memory. I have parred down my entire media library to one directory of ~20 pictures in an attempt to isolate the issue to no avail. Media player sees the pictures just fine: media center sees the picture directory, but claims it is empty.

I have already:

1. Rebuilt the database by following the directions give in another post by savan h, provided here:

Follow these steps:

A. Click start, type%systemdrive%programdatamicrosoftehome in the start search box and hit enter.

B. Right-click themediacenterdatastore. Dbfile and delete.

C. Restart windows media center.

(Note: i did not find the filemediacenterdatastore. Db, but did find and delete the . Db file called mcepg2-0. Db, but to no avail. )

2. I have uninstalled and re-installed wmc.

3. I have run system file checker (sfc) and no errors were found.

Why can't wmc see and display picture files that wmp has no problem with?


Posted On: 2010-07-03 . View Related Posts . . View 2 Replies .

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Well i don't really have personal pictures on this machine, so it would still be nice to just see all my picture files from all projects. I figured i might add my 'projects' folder to be one of the folders that gets aggregated into the pictures library. But when i do, everything from my projects shows up in the pictures library. How can i set the pictures 'virtual folder' to only show files of an image type, like only png, svg, gif, jpg, and stuff like that?

I seem to remember that libraries are based on "longhorn's" search folders, so how do i make it happen?


Posted On: 2010-01-09 . View Related Posts . . View 2 Replies .

How Do Download Program Information In Media Center?

I am having problems setting up my tv signal. When i get to the step that says downloading tv setup data i get an error message that says: "download failure the new tv setup data could not be downloaded. The existing data, if available, will be used as you continue through tv signal setup. " I click ok and go to the next step that says "downloadable tv program guide listings are not available due to previous downloading failures.

For more information, right-click the windows media center system tray icon and open the windows media cetner update log. Select back to try again. " The problem is that when i right click on the system tray icon i do not get an option to open the update log. I can still proceed through the setup. It recognizes my tuner and i'm able to get a tv signal, just no program information or data.


Posted On: 2009-10-29 . View Related Posts . . View 4 Replies .

Cannot Add Picture Files To Library In Wmp 12 And Media Center

Cannot add picture files to library in windows media player 12 and media center i am not able to see any of my pictures in windows media player or media center. I have tried removing folders from the library and then adding them again. They then show up, but disappear when i close the program and open it again, even though the folders show up in the library. The files show up fine in other applications. I have also noticed that the library retains some old filenames when i try to delete them but cannot open them. Any suggestions?

Posted On: 2010-08-23 . View Related Posts . . View 5 Replies .

Delete File In System Volume Information

I had a hardware failure last week, which resulted in a new installation of windows 7. However i'm left with a 220gb file in system volume information on a storage drive.

I'd like to delete it, but i don't have permission, nor do i seem to be able to give myself permission to do it.

It's likely the result of a previous backup - however i have subsequently changed my backup procedure and i'm absolutely sure that this does not contain any data that i would like preserved.

Given that it's such a large file, i want it gone.


Posted On: 2010-01-02 . View Related Posts . . View 4 Replies .

Media Player Do Not Stream Mp3 Files To Lg Bd390 Player

Windows media player streams video, pictures to lg bd390 player, but not mp3 files. How can i get to work? I am successfully using wmp12 as upnp server over wireless network to stream video and pictures to lg bd390 blu ray player. However, while the bd390 shows audio file, on selection, it times out suggesting "network congestion issues". Is there a fix to this problem. By the way, nero homemedia 4 essential, which comes with player, does play all media types, but seems to be messing up my network in other ways. I would prefer to get wmp12 to work. I think nero product uses wmp12.

Posted On: 2010-01-02 . View Related Posts . . View 6 Replies .

Disabling Keyboard Media Controls For Media Player

I'm using a logitech g15 keyboard and i'm trying to figure out if it's possible to disable the media controls for wmp without affecting itunes or other media programs.

Posted On: 2010-03-23 . View Related Posts . . View 2 Replies .

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How to delete media from my sony walkman using windows media player?

Posted On: 2010-07-18 . View Related Posts . . View 2 Replies .

Cannot Find Media Player Or Media Center In "all Programs Menu"

I cannot find windows media player or windows media center in the "all programs menu". I have windows ultimate n.

Posted On: 2009-11-17 . View Related Posts . . View 2 Replies .

Media Player Gone

Yesterday i began having problems with media player 11. I tried to get help from microsoft and hp with no luck. I tried to uninstall it thinking i could reinstall it and solve the problem. I couldn't find an uninstaller anywhere, yes i tried the control panel. So i tried to delete the whole file thinking i could just download and install another. I couldn't delete it until i changed the permissions and restarted the computer.

Now my media player is gone and none of the downloads i'm getting are working. All i'm finding are for vista or xp and an update for 7n etc. Does anyone know where i can find windows media player that will install on windows 7? I have other media players that work, but i'm more familiar with the windows one.


Posted On: 2010-04-01 . View Related Posts . . View 2 Replies .

Media Player 11 Or 12

My wife hates. Hates the new media player that's on her windows 7 os. I know you can disable it. My question is if i disable the player for her will i be able to install media player 9 on her system? As a side note, i followed instructions from a helpful person on this forum to stop my media player 11 from adding all my sound bytes from a recording program i have on my windows xp. It worked for a day but now the media player is at it again, it constantly adds gigs of sound bytes to the media player library.

I just reverted back to media player 9 and i'm waiting to see if it happens on that version. I like the media player but if it continues to add those files to the library i'll have to drop windows media player. If anyone has done a search on problems people are having with windows media players on the net. It's literally millions of people that hate these players lol. Ok maybe it's not so funny.


Posted On: 2010-03-22 . View Related Posts . . View 3 Replies .

Media Player Error

I'm getting the following error approximately 2-4 times a day in the event log. The media player appears to be working because when i go to live tv it's ok. Faulting application name:

Wmpnetwk.exe, version: 12. 0. 7600. 16385, time stamp: 0x4a5bd03d
Faulting module name: wmnetmgr.dll_unloaded, version: 0. 0. 0. 0, time stamp: 0x4a5be106
Exception code: 0xc0000005
Fault offset: 0x000007feefc50917
Faulting process id: 0x70
Faulting application start time: 0x01cb37daedd56ba8
Faulting application path: c:program fileswindows media playerwmpnetwk.exe
Faulting module path: wmnetmgr.dll
Report id: 45bfd3ff-a3d0-11df-9dc2-001a92b64d9d


Posted On: 2010-08-09 . View Related Posts . . View 12 Replies .

Media Player 12 In-compatible

I recently installed windows 7 onto my laptop, upgrading from windows vista. I had windows media player 11 on vista and i understand windows media player 12 comes with windows 7. However, the first time i tried playing some music, windows media player 12 was just a desktop shortcut. The program had deleted itself some how. This would not be a problem if i could download another copy. But the two windows media packs for kn and n windows both say they are incompatible with my computer. Can anyone help? Or must i abandon my music listen on my computer?

Posted On: 2010-02-06 . View Related Posts . . View 2 Replies .

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I asked about this a couple of weeks ago, and received an answer. Unfortunately, i've been away from the forums for awhile and am sorry i didn't respond then. Anyway, i downloaded a skin for media player 12 and now none of the skins work. Well, all i get is a white box in the shape of the skin and if i hover the mouse over the correct places i can use the controls. If i click on skin chooser the player stops working altogether. A window appears saying that windows will stop the program and search for a solution.

Someone told me in this forum to uninstall media player from control panel under turn windows features on or off but it didn't work. Evidently this doesn't actually uninstall media player, it just deactivates it. If anyone has any suggestions please let me know. I promise i will keep in touch. I would like to thank whomever helped the last time, i shouldn't have left you hanging. By the way, i am running windows 7 64 bit home premium.


Posted On: 2010-01-07 . View Related Posts . . View 3 Replies .