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Windows Media Player not automatically adding songs from the internet

Q: Windows Media Player not automatically adding songs from the internet

I have a new laptop with Windows Vista. In Windows Media Player, it says that when I listen to a song on the internet it will automaticallly be added to my Library. This is not happening. The option to add songs automatically under the Player tab is checked. What can I do to fix this issue so that songs are added? Or how can I manually add songs that I find on the internet? Thanks!

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I burned a disk of various songs with Windows Media Player, and then removed the songs from the computer. I would now like to put those songs BACK on my computer (using Windows Media Player) so I could put some on my mp3 player. However, when I open Windows Media Player and put the disk in the drive, I am not given the option to rip the songs. That option just doesn't appear. Oddly enough, a list of the songs on the disk appears on the right in the "list" area so the disk is being read. Any advice would be greatly appreciated.
 

A:Solved: Can't rip songs off of a cd with Windows Media Player

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I purchased a new Cowon S9 Portable Media Player, and the software provided for me to update it with new music (which was JetAudio) will not correctly play MP3 files that have been burnt onto the system from a CD. The CD's are obviously legit and will play perfectly in iTunes and work on an iPod no problem. But the case is for JetAudio and Windows Media Player the files do not even show up in the player library and if dragged and dropped straight into the file path of the Cowon MP3 player's memory, this has the same result and no mp3 files will show. Does anyone know why this may be?
 

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Hello everyone my name is Robert. I'm new here. Just thought I'd introduce myself.

Anyways here's my first question
I want to be able to play my Ipod songs on Windows Media Player. Even though I was able to when I opened the Ipod Control/Music Folder, the songs are out of order and labeled with these weird letters and numbers.
So how can my ipod songs be labeled and organized(like they are itunes) in order play them on the Windows Media Player?
I'd deeply appreciate the feedback.
 

A:Ipod Songs On Windows Media Player

Welcome to TSG, Robert.

I see that this thread is marked as Solved. Assuming you found the solution to the problem, can you post what it was?
 

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My windows media player, version 12 for windows 7, does not find my songs for my library.

i have set it up so that they look in a certain folder, i have checked that the songs are actually in that folder, but still no ball. for some strange reason, it finds them maybe one in ten times i open it, if i'm lucky.

i can open them to play them, but they still don't stop in the library. all that is there is the horrandous few songs that came with the computer, howver, they don't actually play either. probably just as well though. any help much appreciated. i have checked and the player is running on the latest update.

Thanks

dave
 

A:windows media player songs missing

Please let me know if there is any other information I can be providing on the issue

thanks
dave
 

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This subject was discussed starting in October of 2010 between danfordan and longhair but it didn't seem to come to a conclusion. The original writer said he was having trouble using CD-RW's. I am having trouble using regular cd-r's. My system numbers are listed below. The first time I used the Windows Media Player to make a CD everything went great. I loaded the CD, dragged the four files containg 25 songs in each and made a great data cd with 100 oldies. When I tried to do it again a few days later to make a copy for a friend, the files were burned in the following order.....1,2,3,4,1,2,4,3 and I had 200 songs on the CD, 100 songs TWICE! Thinking this was a fluke, I tried it again using a different file. I used 279 different oldies totalling 660 mb's. When I burned it, all songs came up twice again. First of all, why is it burning twice and secondly, how does 660 mb's burn twice on a 700 mb cd-r???
Thanks, Bobbyob



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A:Windows Media Player burns songs twice

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Hi everyone. My Windows Media Player (not sure which version it is but I have Windows Vista and the most recent version of Windows Media Player) skips towards the end of songs. They are .wma files. I tried Windows Update like the help file recommended but Windows is already up to date. Also, I don't believe the files are corrupted because they played fine on my old computer and WMP is doing this to all of my music files. I tried searching the knowledge base at Microsoft but to no avail. Please help.
 

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so, i think the problem is bc i installed the service pack 2 update for vista. ever since then, none of my songs show up in the library of wmp. i've tried to manually add the folders that my songs are in to the library, but that doesn't work. wmp will play my songs if i drag them into the player, but they don't go into my actual library. they just temporarily stay in the 'now playing' list until i close out of the program. does anyone know what's wrong with my player?
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A:no songs showing up in windows media player

so, i think the problem is bc i installed the service pack 2 update for vista. ever since then, none of my songs show up in the library of wmp. i've tried to manually add the folders that my songs are in to the library, but that doesn't work. wmp will play my songs if i drag them into the player, but they don't go into my actual library. they just temporarily stay in the 'now playing' list until i close out of the program. does anyone know what's wrong with my player?((I have had the same problem in xp pronewly installed os with new hd updated mp cant keep track of librarycopied files from my music on f drive(old hd) still confusionhow do we get control

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Does anybody know a way to get Media Player to display a count of the number of songs in the library?  That was one of the few features of iTunes that I liked.  I'm running WMP 12.0 under Win 7.  Thanks.

James

A:Windows Media Player 12 - Count Songs

First, make sure that the list of songs is focused by selecting a single song. Then press Ctrl+A to select all songs in the list. WMP should then briefly show the total song count and duration in the lower right corner.Tim De Baets
http://www.bm-productions.tk

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Well folks, not sure what I did, but I managed to duplicate all the songs in my Windows 7 Media Player. I have a three week old laptop with Windows 7; really struggling with file management and layout in "libraries", that is, easily accessing my music, some guitar software files, etc.; somehow I installed my music folder onto the WMP again . Anyone know how I can reverse this situation, so I don't have to go through every album and delete? Also, I have "test deleted" a couple of songs from the WMP library, and they are also deleted from the original file. I have selected "delete from library only" from the manage menu, but they appear to have disappeared completely. Baby steps please, as Windows 7 has me really spooked... I miss XP! Thanks to all in advance.

A:duplicate songs in Windows 7 Media Player

Thanks for your suggestion! I did find the problem, I had a duplicate music folder (all my songs) within the original music folder containing all my songs. Once I deleted the original file, the duplicate songs in the library disappeared. I suspect I may have inadvertently dragged it in there, as I have a very sensitive touch pad, and I am still getting used to it (always been a mouse guy). Have been using the tutorials on the Microsoft site, and that has also been helpful. Thanks again for trying to help!

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Hello
I have windows xp 2000 media edition, how do I download my song files from my library to sansa mp3 player. Computer acknowledges that device is connected, but that's all
Please help, Recently had my computer tuned-up and this option is no longer in my media library, would appreciate your help.
Thank you
 

A:download songs from windows media to sansa mp3 player

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I d/l some songs that were playing just fine on WMP for a while until I tried to install Yahoo Music Engine. YME didn't completely install because it encountered some sort of problem. Now when I try to play them on WMP, it says it needs a security update, but then encounters error code 800C2F78. The Microsoft Web site only says it's investigating the problem, it's not on it's list of common error codes. We're talking about a lot of songs that I paid a buck apiece for. The songs that I ripped from CDs play just fine, it's only the ones I d/l.
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Windows XP w/SP2
2.2 gig AMD Athlon XP processor
164 gig HD
512 Meg installed memory
 

A:Windows Media Player won't play d/l songs anymore

If it's from Yahoo! then it may be a licensing issue. Have you tried another media player?
 

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Hey i just tried to listen to a song in windows media and it got the red x and said windows media has encountered a problem while trying to play the following file, it was working fine a couple of days ago. Now it doesnt play any files. I dont know whats wrong.
 

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Hi all - Windows Media Player 12 - Windows 7 x64

So I have decided to delete several un-listened-to songs from my library on WMP 12, and ended up doing so in the Music folder, because when I right-click on the song in WMP 12 and select Delete, nothing happens. Literally NOTHING - no lag, freeze or crash -
it just ignores the fact that I even clicked delete. The songs that I deleted from the Music folder have not been updated, that is, they aren't gone from WMP 12, and I have tried to delete songs that ARE in my Music folder from WMP 12, but to no avail. I can
still play songs that are in my Music folder directly from WMP 12. Any suggestions!?

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OS Version: Microsoft® Windows Vista™ Home Premium, Service Pack 2, 32 bit
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Hi I just want to know how to get my songs into the music folder from window media player, it won't even let me send the songs from Media Player to a flash drive either???
 

A:Solved: get songs into 'Music' from windows media player

you could copy all your songs to itunes-then from itunes to your music folder
 

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I am a week or two away from a new HP tower purchase with Windows 10.  What do I need to do to save my Windows Media Player songs and playlists so they can be added to my new computer?  I do not want to lose my 2500+ songs.   Any help on this will be greatly appreciated.  Please advise if I have posted on the wrong board.  Thanks.

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So the title says much of it, but I have music that I downloaded through the Itunes store that is not showing up for some reason in my WMP library. In fact, the vast majority of my songs do not show up in the library. I did not rip any of the songs, seeing
as I don't even know what ripping is or how to do it. I use Windows Media Player more extensively than Itunes, so it is really frustrating to not have most of my music useable. 

A:Songs are not showing up in my Windows Media Player Library

Hi,


Based on my research, .m4p files are also not supported by Windows Media Player.


However, if you would like to play these music in Windows Media Player, you may use certain applications to convert the files to .mp3 and check if it works.


Hope this helps.

Jeremy Wu
TechNet Community Support

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I have numerous duplicate songs, how can i delete them?

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I just bought a song for a movie for a project I'm making and its on windows media player, and when I try to put it in the movie, on windows movie maker, its not under "My music"
How can I get it there? Thanks in advance!
 

A:Solved: How do I save songs I have on windows media player to my computer?

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I just downloaded windows media player 11 today. My computer uses Windows XP professional.
When I try to play songs that I got through musicmatch (now yahoo! music jukebox) it says:
license acquisition failed! unspecified error!

i can play the songs fine in the Yahoo! music jukebox player.

I could play them o.k. in the old WMP because musicmatch was one of the online stores. musicmatch is no longer one of the online stores in the new WMP 11.

Any suggestions on how to play the musicmatch songs in WMP 11? I like to use WMP 11 to listen to songs and sync them to my iRiver.

Thanks,
Mike
 

A:Solved: Playing musicmatch licensed songs in windows media player 11?

Hi and welcome. I would go back and edit my post if I were you....posting your email will only increase your spam.
 

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I have Windows Vista Home Premium on a six month old Dell Notebook fairly well upgraded. All works well, but Windows Media Player does the strangest thing. When a song plays it skips or breaks up for a second or two in exactly the same spot with about 10 to 15 seconds to go in the song. And it does it song after song in exactly the same place....about 10 or 15 seconds from the end of the song.

I have tried emptying the music folder and restoring the songs. I turned off my spyware and virus programs. These same songs will play fine in Limewire library and playlists.

When the breakup starts I notice the CPU meter jumps from about 7% to 40 or 45% quickly. Is something interferring and if so what or is it the Media Player. Seems strange it is always in the exact same spot.
G
 

A:Windows Media Player all songs breakup exact same spot 10-15 secs from end

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I have Windows Vista. I synced cds onto my flash drive from a different computer so I could put them in my windows media player on this computer. When I try to play these certain songs, it says I can't play them. Error code C00D1197. It says that I can download a license migration to play the protected files, but then it says I have to download Microsoft® Windows Media Services" plug-ins for my Netscape toolbar, whatever that means! How do I do it, is it necessary, is it free? I think it would probably just be easier to rip the CD again, I guess. Please help me out!
 

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Windows Media Player always takes so long to play a song or video or whatever i need to look at. How do i fix it? I heard a rumor that it was going to be fixed in Service Pack 2 to but it wasn't for me. Anyone have any solutions?

A:Windows Media Player taking long time to play songs

Mine has slowed down, but I thought it was just because i have so many different formats going through it. Any comments anyone?

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Hello.

I've got all my music in an external drive.
When i configured bakups i selected that same external drive as destination to back up to.

Now, i added the music from that drive to windows media player and now, when the computer backs up, i've got this error telling me some files were omitted (namely all the music) because they're on the same drive as the backup's destination.

I'm going to use WMP because it's already there (regardless of there being a million better choices of media players/managers) so don't bother suggesting otherwise.

My question is: is there any special folder i should avoid backing up so this error doesn't happen? (like the one that contains WMP database)

More info:
Event type: Warning
Source: Windows backup
Event ID: 4106

Thanks for your help =)

Edit: The backup's error window gave me a link to more information; it's actually the log file but it's in Spanish and while i'm not sure it would help, i'm sure it wouldn't hurt.





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Copias de seguridad omiti? la copia de seguridad de Z:\Musiquita\ porque no se encuentra en el destino de copia de seguridad.

A:Error when backing up with windows media player songs in backup drive.

Windows won't let you backup files on the destination disk to the destination disk. It ain't gonna happen. Change the location of your music files or the disk you're using for backup. It's not good to use a backup disk for anything else anyway. The disk itself becomes less reliable because a write fault could destroy your backup. What's the point of having a backup if you're not using it as a backup?

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I am not able to add songs in playlist in window media player11. When i play any song & after that add any other song in playlist thru right click on song (add to windows media player list), it is not appearing in the list. Therefore I have to play songs one by one. please tell me solution
 

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Hi
Please help!! First time on a forum to fix my pc, a bit of a novice!
I was cleaning up pc removing programs rarely used, deleted tracks i never listen to from media player and also ran a defragment. My media player disappeared but could be accessed through “my music” in my documents clicking on a track opened the media player. During my clean-up I removed restore points but one from the day before remained, I restored and the media player has reappeared but still will not play all the tracks in my library. I can however play tracks that wont play in media player by going to “my music” (the track then opens and plays in media player even though it has just refused to play in media player) If I then select another track in media player the message “ A number of queued files cannot be played. To find information about the problem, click the Now Playing tab, and then click the icon next to each file in the List pane.” When I click on the blue icon it asks me if I want to delete missing track. I know the all tracks are still on my computer (in my music file) please help me to get my media player going. I am on xp. Thanks in advance
 

A:media player will only play some songs

You may need to reinstall your version of windows media player.Here is a link to all versions of wmp
http://www.oldversion.com/Windows-Media-Player.html
 

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hi i am running windows 7 media player.Everytime i burn a music cd the player burns all the songs twice. you dont notice its done it untill i reinsert the cd then you see in the list that there are two copies of every song.Is there a setting im missing or is it an error. If someone could help that would be great.
 

A:media player burns the same songs twice

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Hello Group,

Working on a touch screen video exhibit, learning as I go, so please excuse the basic level of my questions.

Developed a front end in html to activate the videos selected by touch, and it works fine.

During this testing phase, I am just using Windows Media Player with the touch screen as a secondary monitor. Looked through the options and could not find a way to turn off the player after the video has ended - have to manually X it out to go back to my front end. The language is French, so maybe I didn't understand the right option to use.

Still unable to play a dvd video on the secondary monitor, but mpg works fine.

Thanks for looking in.

Charles
 

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Hi there,

I've had this problem ever since I got my Compaq Presario S3300NX. Occasionally, during playback of movies on windows media player 10 (and 9), my computer will shutdown (as if the power cord has been pulled) and restart again. I have an NVidia graphics card if that helps any (if you need specifics, i'll need direction as to where to find them). I know for sure that I dont' have any viruses or spyware because I've just reformatted my hard drive.

As I said before, this occurs very infrequently, so its very difficult for me to know if the problem is fixed or not. However, recently (within the past month) its been happening more often (about 2 or 3 times a week).

Thanks in advance for any thoughts on the matter.

A:Windows Media Player Automatically Reboots

The first things I would look for are heat problems and corrupted drivers.

First, make sure your fans are running and clear of dust, especially those in the power supply and the one on the processor. Overheating can cause shutdown problems like this (so can a bad power supply). Overheating can damage your processor as well.

Second:

Look in your device manager for any red or yellow warning icons in any of the devices listed, especially the graphics adapter.

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I want to extract a large number of songs from one of my Windows media Player playlists. Of course the songs are in a wma format, and I want to burn them onto a CD that my portable cd/mp3/wma player can read.

Does anyone know how to Extract the songs themselves? I have tried playing around in explorer and stuff but for the life of me, I can't figure it out.

The playlist contains certain songs from a ton of different albums, and I don't have the time to go and pick them individually out of each album to burn.

Your help is greatly appreciated.
 

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I downloaded some mp3s and in Nero I burnt them to CD. The problem is they ended up on the CD without names or any meta data. I ripped them into my library with Windows Media player 10. Of course they were listed as unknown in Media Player. I went into Explorer and changed the album name. But the change didn't show up in Media Player.

I have a couple of questions about this. How can I make the change I made in Explorer show up in Media Player? Can I add information when I rip?

Thanks,

royeo
 

A:How to change the names of songs Media Player 10

I have used windows media player to sync up with my mp3 player. To change the song title, artist, etc I opened the media player, clicked on library and then right clicked on the song and selected edit. At that point, you can edit any information for that song.
 

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Whenever I want to view a movie clip (for ex. the current one i was looking at was .mpg) I have to save it to my computer first. I have to open windows media player and find the saved file and then open. How do I make Windows Media player open automatically whenever i choose to download a clip? i would like it to automatically download, open, and play when I click on "download to view".

Thanks for your help.
 

A:Windows Media Player wont open automatically

Welcome to TSG.

Would you mind linking the one you are having problems with? Maybe it is set up only for download and not set up to view.

It is possible your Media Player isn’t set as the default viewer for a .mpg file. Find a .mpg file on your computer and select it. If the Media Player doesn’t open and play it you have to associate it.

Highlight a .mpg file. Hold the Shift key while you right click on it. Select “Open With”. Check the box that says to always use this program etc and then navigate to your media player. Once you open the .mpg file this way it should always open the Windows Media Player when you select one.
 

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This has been bothering me for quite a while, but the best way to solve any situation is with patience. My basic problem is that i don't like how when i choose to download a video or music file from a website, it automatically opens windows media player. I'd like to get the prompt to open or save the file, in which case i'd choose to save the file. So i've been digging through IE menus for this and nothing seems to work. Is there a way to make IE save everyfile and never open windows media player?

Many Thanks,
Duv

A:How to stop Windows Media Player 11 from Automatically Opening in IE7

Hello and Welcome to TSF

Does this also happen when you right click and select "Save Target As"?

Try setting IE7 settings back to default

# In Internet Explorer 7, go to Tools > Internet Options. Click the Advanced tab. (If your IE7 browser won't even open without crashing, you can also right-click on your IE7 desktop icon and select Properties and then click the Advanced tab.)
# Click the Reset... button near the bottom. A window will appear explaining to you what restoring your settings will do to your browser. For example, your favorite bookmarks will not be erased. Your add-ons will be disable and your temporary internet files and cookies will get erased. Most users will not notice these items are gone or can easily re-enable them later. So if your browser is unstable, we recommend that you reset your browser settings.
# Click Reset.
# You will be prompted to close and reopen your browser.

http://www.wellesley.edu/Computing/I.../ie7guide.html

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Hello,

I am currently using Windows Media Player 11 and I am having issues with album information not displaying after I download music from amazon.com and after I rip a CD, it only shows the song title. I have to go through each song and select Find album information to get it. Another problem is that the music time does not display.

I've tried deleting my temporary internet files, deleting the WMP database from the Media Player folder from Start > run. I also resetting options from the Library and Privacy tab, and also resetting Internet Explorer settings from the control panel, and rebooting my machine.

I've been having this problem for several weeks now and I can't seem to figure out why . Can you help me? My OS is Windows XP and sometimes I connect to the internet through VPN and off VPN. My ISP is ATT.
Thanks,
Yonnie
 

A:Windows Media Player 11 does not automatically update info

http://www.vista4beginners.com/Add-album-art-update-album-information

check all up to date as numerous patches for this, possible security issue is blocking the auto update or your firewall
 

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I recently reformatted my hard drive and upgraded to Windows XP. I'm now having problems with Windows Media Player. I've upgraded it to v9 as I thought that may be the problem, but this has not helped.

When ever I try and open and play media (movies I have or even the sample stuff that comes with Media Player), WMP automatically closes with no error message at all.

Can someone tell me why this does this and how to fix the problem?

Thanks,
JRHT
 

A:(Resolved) Windows Media Player closes automatically

The problem only occurs when I load media, not when I open WMP. My guess is a dodgy codec. I'll try and see if that's the problem.
 

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I recently reformatted my hard drive for my Windows 7 computer. I made a backup of everything as reccommended. When it restarted I moved everything back to where it came from, including all my music back into the music folder. However, when I run Windows
Media Player, it will not automatically add my music into the Library, it will only add it if I play it. Even wiht it added, when i try to make a playlist It gives me an error message, saying "Windows Media Player encountered a problem while creating
or saving the playlist." I have looked on the forums to find a solution, tried all the ones that worked for others but to no avail. Is there anything I can do to fix this problem?

A:Windows Media Player won't rebuild or update automatically

Ok so all the libraries have their respective folder as a location and as the default save location. I restored the defaults in the music library. It create playlists fine now, but still wont update automatically, so do I just have to  play
each song to add it to my library?
I suggest that you try resetting the media library. First note that resetting the library will make you lose all current play counts, and possibly ratings too. Then, follow these steps:
- Reboot the PC.
- Go to Start, type services.msc in the Search field, and press Enter. In Services, find the
Windows Media Player Network Sharing Service. If its status is
Started, double-click the service and click
Stop.
- Go to Start, type %LOCALAPPDATA%\Microsoft in the Search field, and press Enter. This folder will open up in Windows Explorer.
- In this folder, delete the Media Player folder. If you can't see the folder, then it's probably hidden. Set Explorer to show hidden files and folders, and to show protected system files.
- Start WMP, your library will have been reset and will be rebuilt. Check if the issue still occurs.

Tim De Baets
http://www.bm-productions.tk

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Hi,

I've recently found this funny Australian show called the Chaser's War on Everything. Youtube it, it's freakin' hilarious. Anyways, the videos are in mp4 format and I have no problem viewing them on my compter with quicktime, or vlc. However, I like watching shows on my xbox 360 by using it as an extender of the windows media player. but the thing is, a video must be in the wmp library to be playable on the 360. WMP doesnt have support for mp4 files, so I found a site that had exactly what I was looking for
(http://owlet.spaces.live.com/blog/cns!D48B90C1DDF5D401!297.entry)

. It instructed me to install ffdshow and haali media splitter. Then, you would go into the registry to force wmp and explorer.exe to recognize mp4 files and be able to not only play them but also show thumbnails for the movies in explorer.

I can now play mp4 videos in wmp, and explorer creates a thumbnail of the video, but the movies are never added to my wmp library. I have been pulling my hair out about this for 6 hours.

One alternative that I found was that if i rename the file from movie.mp4 to movie.wmv or movie.avi , the video would play and be added to the library. If I try to change it back, then neither movie.mp4 nor movie.wmv will ever be added to the library.

So i guess what im asking is, how can I make mp4 videos show up in the Windows media player library when it auto detects media?

PLEase HELP!
 

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Hello:
I want to copy CD/music which contains fantastic songs.

Is there any way for me to copy those songs by using Windows Media Player or Roxio?

Thanks for your help in advance.

A:How to Copy Songs/Music to CD by using Media Player or Roxio?

Are you wanting to burn them to a music CD? Do you just want to copy and move them to another storage device?

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let me be a bit more specific. i have a 56" tv hooked up to my computer in a room with lots of lights etc... thats not the point. we host large dance parties and what i have done in the past is played music videos on the tv and then when we switched to a normal song i would have to turn on a visualization in itunes or whatever i was using. what i want to do is this:

1. create a playlist that has all my videos and songs in it shuffled (not hard i can do it in itunes and winamp)

2. (tricky part) i want the player to play music videos and when the program randomly goes to a song i want the video to switch to a visualization. that way i can setup everything and leave the computer alone all night.

now in winamp i can get it to go from a music video to a song and keep the visualization but not from a song to music video

does anyone know of a player that can do this for me? i hope i explained it correctly.
 

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I have an inspiron 530 with vista and in windows media player the system somehow automatically changed some of the titles of videos I downloaded to a name called faily. Does anyone know what would cause this.This happened after I ran the windows fix it tool I downloaeded from microsoft. I ran it again and it changed all of the titles to Faily
 

A:Windows Media Player automatically changed some video titles

Never mind, I deleted the files and reloaded them from my external hdd.
 

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Wasn't sure where to post this and it is a 2 part different questions. I decided to come here because everyone here is far more helpful then over on the microsoft site. Your lucky to get an answer over there.

My first question is I am modding my sims 2 game. I use to be able to copy the file into my downloads folder no problem. I did an update a few days ago and now all of a sudden as I am copying them I get file destination name is to long for the folder. How in the world do I fix this? I have renamed them and it helps but it sucks doing it when I never had the problem before.

Next question I asked on the microsoft forums over a week ago and no answer. My media player has doubles of each album. It really sucks when I am listening to my media player and have to listen to the album twice. I tried taking them out resetting it and at first it only put the first one and then sure enough it redoubled them. I don't know if it is because I have itunes. How can I fix this please? Is it because of itunes? Is it something I just have to live with and choose to use itunes or media player and not have both?

Thank you for your time and sorry for the 2 part question and if I posted it in the wrong place.

Areil

A:File destination name 2 long & mulitple songs in media player

Have you modified any folder permissions on your system, especially "documents and settings" or "users"?

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The thread title's poorly worded, but I don't know how else to describe what I'm asking.

Is there any sort of media player (windows) that will load multiple songs into memory at once for playing so that the HDD won't have to turn on every time a new song is played? I'm asking from a battery life viewpoint; imagine you've got your laptop in the airport, doing some word processing and listening to music. Would it significantly increase battery life to load an entire playlist of songs into memory and just access the HDD once time in a few hours vs every 3 or 4 minutes? Just a question that popped into my head as I was falling asleep last night. Thanks!
 

A:Media player that loads multiple songs into memory one time?

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Ever since I switched to Verizon as my ISP, I can no longer get Media Info (CD PLaylists) when I rip CD's using Windows Media Player
Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version 1.0.0.2
OS Version: Microsoft® Windows Vista™ Home Premium, Service Pack 2, 64 bit
Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM)2 Quad CPU Q6600 @ 2.40GHz, Intel64 Family 6 Model 15 Stepping 11
Processor Count: 4
RAM: 3070 Mb
Graphics Card: ATI Radeon HD 2600 PRO, 512 Mb
Hard Drives: C: Total - 499999 MB, Free - 329787 MB; D: Total - 453865 MB, Free - 219812 MB; K: Total - 953866 MB, Free - 299795 MB; M: Total - 233602 MB, Free - 107070 MB; N: Total - 233340 MB, Free - 129916 MB; R: Total - 2861575 MB, Free - 1540411 MB;
Motherboard: ACER, MCP73
Antivirus: Panda Cloud Antivirus, Updated and Enabled

HijackThis

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.4
Scan saved at 1:29:35 PM, on 7/27/2014
Platform: Windows Vista SP2 (WinNT 6.00.1906)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v9.00 (9.00.8112.16555)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
C:\Program Files (x86)\Spybot - Search & Destroy 2\SDTray.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Unchecky\bin\unchecky_bg.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Google\Google Desktop Search\GoogleDesktop.exe
C:\Users\User\AppData\Roaming\BitTorrent\BitTorrent.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Nightly\firefox.exe
C:\Users\User\Desktop\CLEANUP\SysInfo.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Trend Micro\HiJackThis\HiJackThis.exe

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A:Cannot connect Windows Media Player to the internet for Media info

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hello ,

The problem is that everytime i want to watch some internet media such as an online video windows media player 10 pops up as it should then an error message pops up in the middle of the player saying :

"Windows Media Player cannot play the file. If the file is located on the Internet, connect to the Internet. If the file is located a removable storage card, insert the storage card."

this hasnt always been the case this problem started to occur about a week ago.

i can play videos if i save the video to my computer but this is very awkward and i would realy like to resolve and sort this problem out.

(i am currently running on windows xp home edition.)

i hope you can help me thanks.
 

A:Windows media player 10 internet media error please help.

Try this

Go to Tools, Options, and check the "Connect to the internet ...." option located within the "Player" tab .. I had the same probl4em and it worked for me

Jeff

ben456 said:

hello ,

The problem is that everytime i want to watch some internet media such as an online video windows media player 10 pops up as it should then an error message pops up in the middle of the player saying :

"Windows Media Player cannot play the file. If the file is located on the Internet, connect to the Internet. If the file is located a removable storage card, insert the storage card."

this hasnt always been the case this problem started to occur about a week ago.

i can play videos if i save the video to my computer but this is very awkward and i would realy like to resolve and sort this problem out.

(i am currently running on windows xp home edition.)

i hope you can help me thanks.Click to expand...
 

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Can someone help me? i have no idea why this is happening

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I have a myriad of problems:
1. I get a message "file name or assembly hpqfmrsc or one of its components was not found
2. When using uninstall programs I cannot uninstall any programs and not all of the programs are there.
3. Media player sometimes starts automaticaly.
4. The sound on my laptop hp dv6000 is not working .

Here is my hijack this file: (Thank you for all of your help!)

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 10:35:21 AM, on 3/15/2009
Platform: Windows XP SP3 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6000.16791)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\Lavasoft\Ad-Aware\AAWService.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Apple\Mobile Device Support\bin\AppleMobileDeviceService.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\AVG\AVG8\avgwdsvc.exe
C:\Program Files\Bonjour\mDNSResponder.exe
C:\WINDOWS\eHome\ehRecvr.exe
C:\WINDOWS\eHome\ehSched.exe
C:\Program Files\Java\jre6\bin\jqs.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\LightScribe\LSSrvc.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\AVG\AVG8\avgrsx.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\nvsvc32.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\mqsvc.exe
C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\Shared\hpqwmiex.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\mqtgsvc.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\dllhost.exe
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A:Error msg when Windows starts, no sound and Media Player automatically starts

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