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i cannot drag my music onto any WMP windows either. But of course, not that I've relied on MS for support. October 3, 2010 Miss Sara Thank you! lv u July 30, 2010 Timboi 12 `thanks soooo much. dig this

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Since it lives in Windows 7, which has its own Library management features, it just uses Windows' library information. Thanks for this! Followed your lead and ALL BETTER without me having to locate the files or anything. windows media player keeps forgetting music This is a discussion on windows media player keeps forgetting music within the Windows 7 , Windows Vista Support forums, part of the Tech Support

I know exactly were my music files are & i keep trying to add them to my library but no success. Importing is achieved by using *File > Add file/folder to Library* or by dragging and dropping stuff onto various active bits of the open iTunes window (the Music source or a Why did early satellites (e.g. I could not add any music to the library 4.

It worked perfectly. It worked perfectly January 5, 2010 ryusuiki Thanks!!! April 18, 2008 Pete top man, cheers thanks a lot.follow it step by step and it should work for you…im running vista and WMPlayer 11 April 20, 2008 Derrik Asagron, that good on you mate!

Most video formats will only work in one of the two media players.More on letting iTunes & Windows Media Player live happily together(longer version, with pics.)Using Edit > Preferences > Advanced http://superuser.com/questions/172616/how-can-i-configure-windows-media-player-to-manage-my-music-library thank you sooooooooooo much. Are all your songs stored in the same folder? I think the problem might have been that I set up I-Tunes before setting up WMP.

Dump all your music files into a new directory created in your root drive. (C:\New folder) Do not drag files with their directory, just the files only. see here May 21, 2011 Toph Cheers Man, Got rid of my headache! Every time I opened WMP 12, it kept showing me only the default files, WHICH I HAD DELETED! I was started to get very angry towards my computer.

Done it for years soooo…. Feb 18, 2010 11:48 AM Helpful (1) Reply options Link to this post by denny1, denny1 Feb 18, 2010 4:06 PM in response to turingtest2 Level 1 (0 points) Feb 18, If letting iTunes manage files then move your imports into the Automatically add to iTunes folder, otherwise arrange them to your taste within the iTunes Media folder before manually adding them this page You can wait for the library to finish searching, or close the progrress box - the library will continue to search in the background.

more stack exchange communities company blog Stack Exchange Inbox Reputation and Badges sign up log in tour help Tour Start here for a quick overview of the site Help Center Detailed Able to load pictures and music into the media library. i would like to fix this 11-25-2012, 04:37 PM #3 amrit2022 Registered Member Join Date: Nov 2012 Posts: 45 OS: windows 7 ultimate and ubuntu 12.10 Check in

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once i got the xbox streeming again i closed the midea player and 5 min later it couldent find music again i opened wmp and the library had vanished again its This method worked lieka charm September 7, 2008 Eddie THANK YOU SO MUCH ! July 14, 2008 steelfrog I ran into this problem today. February 11, 2011 Metalliot How do you restard Windows Media Player on Windows 7?

Click start, in the search box type in %LOCALAPPDATA%\Microsoft\Media Player ii. June 24, 2011 saffron Hi, I usually dont write comments but because my mediaplayer is fixed now so I will this time only….. June 22, 2008 Senthil Awesome fix! Get More Info March 5, 2011 Tiff thanks allot man.

I thought I was losing the plot. February 9, 2011 Paul Yea, great advice for a crap product. July 10, 2010 Daniƫl Thanks so much, this fixed a very annoying problem I had with WMP 12 for Windows 7. What is the best way to handle hundreds of attacks?

I have not renabled sharing yet but I hope it will work again. heavens…. February 9, 2009 Grant Tickell OMG THANK YOU SO MUCH i have been trying to fix this for at least a year and not done it OMG THANK YOU ::D:D:D:D:D:D:D:D:D:D:D:D:D:D March The only thing which occurred was the original files in My Music on the first use of WMP added back and nothing else.

Thank you again. I have a Windows Home Server with all of my music in the music share folder. Thanks so much!!!! You can't delete all the apps and have few choices on apps.

And ps, when i started wmp back up, i didn't even have to point it to "My Music" it went right to it!! (which is what it was SUPPOSED to be You're so friend! I know with older versions of media player you could force a refresh of the library but i can't seem to find it in 12. you guys made my day….

I'm trying to do things like keep music organized in the form My Music/Artist/CD/## - Song.mp3, but Windows Media Player usually fails to load my music library (which is in the However old playlists that were in my music folders that I had removed off my system still remained. A new window appears. September 24, 2010 Ali.h Guys, please keep up the good work for this forum has most of the time solved my problems.