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Ipod Songs On Windows Media Player

Q: Ipod Songs On Windows Media Player

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.

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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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Would like to know how to transfer my playlists to my ipod, each playlist contains approx.
20 songs and there are about 20 playlists. Tried different ways of doing this , not succcesful
Thank You !

A:Songs/Playlists from windows media xp to ipod

Well.... if it's an iPod... then you have to have iTunes to load anything to the iPod. At least that is the only method so far that I found that works. Once you have iTunes.... then import the files you want to the iTune library and then select the song/files you want on your iPod and then sync the iPod with the selected songs from your iTune library. The next thing you ought to do is trash the iPod and get and mp3 player (just teasing you... take no offense )

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Hi everyone from Australia. Ok my description might be a bit long, so l apologize. Basically this is the story, l have an ipod classic 120gb, and for the last year or so i've been adding songs using obviously itunes, but then l also bought a creative zen x-fi mp3 player recently, so what l am desperately trying to do is add all my songs to both players, l don't buy songs from itunes, btw, l just add them to all of my cd's plus my friends cd's. Now for the last 3 days i've spent hours on end looking for the best way to do this, i've looked up in google for transferring songs from my ipod to computer, and l know this has been covered before, and there are many computer many programs out there, to my knowledge the best way to do this is to convert my ipod songs to my laptop/computer, anyway the situation is l followed some instructions the other day about how to do this manually, something about unhiding itunes song files, and all that, and l ended up deleting all the songs of my ipod, and now l have to re-import all those songs, but l also want to add them to my creative zen mp3 player and l know that if l import my ipod songs through itunes there's gonna be hassles again and i'm really scared that l'll muck things up all over again.
So is there any easy way l can do this (to add songs to both mp3 players) through one program, (apart from itunes) i'm aware of programs like winamp, and media monkey for the free trial versions, c... Read more

A:I want to add songs to my ipod and mp3 player, how do l do this?

I use Windows Explorer for this on my Sansa Player, and I assume it would work for you also. I don't see why it wouldn't work with an IPOD also, but I don't know-just try it.

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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?

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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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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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

Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version
OS Version: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium , Service Pack 1, 64 bit
Processor: AMD Athlon(tm) II Dual-Core M300, AMD64 Family 16 Model 6 Stepping 2
Processor Count: 2
RAM: 3838 Mb
Graphics Card: AMD M880G with ATI Mobility Radeon HD 4200 , 256 Mb
Hard Drives: C: Total - 293143 MB, Free - 247587 MB; F: Total - 610331 MB, Free - 546503 MB;
Motherboard: Gateway , SJV50TR , Rev , LXWGC02046004B018C2200
Antivirus: Microsoft Security Essentials, Updated and Enabled

A:Windows Media Player burns songs twice

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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.


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

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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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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.



A:windows media player songs missing

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


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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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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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Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version
OS Version: Microsoft® Windows Vista™ Home Premium, Service Pack 2, 32 bit
Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM)2 Duo CPU T9300 @ 2.50GHz, x64 Family 6 Model 23 Stepping 6
Processor Count: 2
RAM: 3069 Mb
Graphics Card: NVIDIA GeForce 8400M GS, 256 Mb
Hard Drives: C: Total - 294331 MB, Free - 105768 MB; D: Total - 10911 MB, Free - 1729 MB;
Motherboard: Quanta, 30CB
Antivirus: Norton 360 Premier Edition, Updated: Yes, On-Demand Scanner: Enabled

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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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


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 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 have numerous duplicate songs, how can i delete them?

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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.
HP Pavilion a430n
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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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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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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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 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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As the title says, it burns like 19 songs, and thats it, of a total of 71 song.

Please help.

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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.


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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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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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.

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 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.

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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Question usuing Media Monkey
add songs to ipod shuffle

I have a 1 gb ipod shuffle. I have just gotten media monkey gold. I had about 150 mp3 on my ipod before I got media monkey. I wanted to add about 75 mp3 to the ipod. I ripped the 75 mp3 using media monkey. I made a play list of the 75 mp3 and named It. I plugged the shuffle into a usb port opened the playlist I had made. I hilighted the songs in the playlist.
In the drop down list I choose send to ipod shuffle. The progress bar at the bottom of the media monkey interface showed new song being added to the shuffle. I clicked the ipod icon all 225 mp3 showed being on the shuffle. I unplugged the shuffle from the usb port in the normal way. When I went to play the shuffle only the new songs were on the player. The first 150 mp3 I had before using media monkey were gone. I dont keep mp3 on my computer. This is why I didnt use the auto sync feature. I thought that if I added song manually I would avoid this problem. Please tell me how I need to add mp3 to the shuffle so I can avoid any of the same problem in the future. I am new to the software and really need some help.
Thank You

add songs to ipod shuffle
I have a 1 gb ipod shuffle. I have just gotten media monkey gold. I had about 150 mp3 on my ipod before I got media monkey. I wanted to add about 75 mp3 to the ipod. I ripped the 75 mp3 using media monkey. I made a play list of the 75 mp3 and named It. I plugged the shuffle into a usb port opened th... Read more

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how can I get my music all stored in windows media player downloaded to my ipod?? the ipod won't even show up as a device when its plugged into the hp laptop I am running with vista home premium HELP ANYONE out there

A:ipod & windows media player???????

ipods and windows media players dont play nice. heres a fix that will work. it costs 15 dollars and its called mgtek dopisp. i have it and it works great. i got rid of that stupid itunes as it was a resource hog and it had junk in it that i didnt need. the mgtek dopisp is a very small program compared to itunes. the website for more info is www.mgtek.com. there is a free trial version but the one i kept downloading wouldnt work right so i said the heck with it and bought it and it works fine. hope this helps.

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apologies for long title. (1) i have a iPod video. i'm trying to copy music video's from dvd to iPod video without much luck. i'm running Windows XP. i won't go into the LENGTHY details of what i've already tried (unsuccessfully)-if someone could PLEASE just assist me with the EASIEST (successful) way to transfer the files. (2) i also need to transfer most of my songs from a previous iPod to the iPod video (i didn't keep all the songs in my library)-could someone please assist. (3) Lastly, my Windows Media Player 11 has just recently started playing up. i cannot play my cd's or dvd's through it any more. it 'jerks' & 'skips'. not sure why. can anyone help. a thousand thankyou's in anticipation.

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I have a Dell Optiplex 755 with Windows XP Pro with SP2. I am using Windows Media Player 11.05721.5230. Right now I have 26GB of music that I ripped from CD's to the D: drive in my computer. I RIP the CD's with Windows Media Audio Pro format with a Bit Rate of 192 Kbps.

My problem is that when I play some of the songs on my PC it sounds like the song is skipping. I tried every fix that I could find but still have the same problem. I have been told that the skips are coming from the CD due to scratches on the CD. That isn't correct because some of the CD's were brand new and had no scratches. My temporary fix it to just delete the song. I copied my music to a new location on the HD and then deleted the old location and defraged the HD. After that I am still having the same problem.

When I copy music from my PC to either my iPod or my Zen Touch I get the same kind of errors.

Does anyone have any idea how to fix this problem?

A:Windows Media Player & iPod/Zen Touch

Hi, welcome to TSG.

I would try ripping some songs to Mp3 format and see if they work better for you. Mp3 is a more universal format and can be played on a wide variety of devices.

WMA Pro just never really caught on and not many devices will play it.

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I am using a Windows XP, and I gave up on my iTunes after my dad "accidentally" uninstalled it and I couldn't reinstall it [something to do with Bonjour, I think]. So I was wondering, is there a plugin that lets me sync my music from Windows Media Player to my iPod Nano? I heard about MGTEK dopisp, but I don't want to have to buy it after the 30-day trial. Any help with this? Thanks.

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I have a lot of songs on my ipod but the itunes library they are on is from my old computer which I can't retrieve and put on my new computer. So I have to use a new itunes library. The problem is that I can't add new songs to my old songs on my ipod because I'm using a new itunes library. The only way to add new songs is to erase all the songs on my ipod that were from my old itunes library on my old computer. How do I keep my old songs and add new songs to my ipod without erasing the old songs on my ipod that are from an itunes library on my old computer which I can't retrieve?

A:Solved: How do I add songs to the songs on my Ipod when I'm using a new itunes librar

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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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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

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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?



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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How do I add songs to the songs on my Ipod when I'm using a new itunes library?
I have a lot of songs on my ipod but the itunes library they are on is from my old computer which I can't retrieve and put on my new computer. So I have to use a new itunes library. The problem is that I can't add new songs to my old songs on my ipod because I'm using a new itunes library. The only way to add new songs is to erase all the songs on my ipod that were from my old itunes library on my old computer. How do I keep my old songs and add new songs to my ipod without erasing the old songs on my ipod that are from an itunes library on my old computer which I can't retrieve?

A:How do I add songs to the songs on my Ipod when I'm using a new itunes library?

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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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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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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.


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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Windows 10 does not find songs on my Ipod.
I wanted to copy them to my laptop.
Neither Itunes nor Groove Music "sees" them.
It only sees the pictures on the Ipod.
Any pearls of wisdom for me?

A:Windows 10 does not find songs on my Ipod

Hi there

Have a look at this ...


The free Syncios Manager allows you to transfer music between your iPod and PC, bypassing iTunes.

I don't have an iPod (or use iTunes) so might be barking up the wrong tree.


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I currently have a Windows Vista system, and have been using Windows Media player to copy my CD collection onto the computer...and I'm pretty clueless but manage to get the songs to the computer and then to a 1GB MP3 player. Now, I've been given an Apple iPod Clickwheel 20GB Gen 4. I don't have iTunes on my system (it may have been pre-loaded and I whacked it as unnecessary junk, but I'm not sure). In trying to figure out how to get from Computer to iPod, I've seen on the 'net that there's software like MediaFour/XPlay 3 or MGTEK Dosis that would allow me to keep using Windows Media Player to put music on the iPod.

Does anyone have any knowledge or experience with these? Any other suggestions on how I can get from point A to point B and back?

Thanks so much for your help. It's nice to have a site where I can get trusted info.

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I was at my cousins house and got a lot of songs and he put it on my Ipod. I then fixed up my library and then deleted my main library on my computer and then wanted to transfer the songs off of Ipod to my computer to make up a new main library but I get the (\) symbol and I can't.
How can I get the songs onto my computer?

A:Getting songs off my ipod.

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Heres the problem.
Got a laptop
got an ipod nano.
Bought loads of songs from itunes and loaded them to ipod
computer died - had to reload windows and loose all data.
Now when I go to sync Ipod, with purchased tunes, to the new blank itunes on my reloaded laptop it tells me that I must understand if I sync to PC all data will be lost from ipod (including purchased tunes)

Does this mean it will transfer the tunes to the laptop or will it delete them?
If the former, thats ok as I can reload them to the Nano but if I loose them I have no way of getting back what I've purchased...............or have I?

A:Ipod songs to PC

you will loose all your music if you allow it to sync

give these articles a read to see the hassle it will take to transfer music from your iPod to your computer

Copying Content from your iPod to your Computer

Copy Music Off Your iPod (this one shows a way to do it without installing a "helper" application

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