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Xbox Music app crashes when playing music

Q: Xbox Music app crashes when playing music

So I searched around for a bit and found a few discussions about the Music app crashing, but none appear to be the problem I'm having. I can open the app and do most things in it. Search, navigate around, I can even play music most of the time except for one notable exception. When you click on an artist or album, the app opens a smaller window in the middle of the app where you can usually play the song, along with a few other options (like Play Top Songs or Explore Artist. Whenever I click play from this window, the app suddenly closes. This does not happen with music that I have files locally on my hard drive, it only happens with streaming music. I can get streaming music to play as long as I can find a play button elsewhere in the app aside from this window that pops up in the middle of the screen. But if a song is already playing, I can skip back and forth and navigate around the app. I've uninstalled and reinstalled the app and this fixes it for a little while, but it eventually begins happening again. It crashes with zero other apps or programs running. I have AVG antivirus running, but I disabled that for a while and it still crashes. I noticed that when it does crash, the Music app doesn't close completely as it's still listed along with other running apps if I hover in the upper left corner and drag my mouse down to view all running apps.

Thoughts?

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A: Xbox Music app crashes when playing music

well, you didn't see my post...

app dumping me back to the start screen?

same thing for me. same solution that is a band-aid (uninstalling and reinstalling the app).

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First looks at W8 and having difficulty with user interface (non touch computer)

I started the music app and cannot see how to stop the app it self, play music consantly, has forward pause and reverse buttons but I cannot find a way to stop the music (looks like play all is on).

Any help direction much appreciated.

I know I can Pause the music but how to I stop a song (or is it just the pause) and exit???
 

A:Solved: How to stop music W8 Xbox music app

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Hi,

I recently migrated to Windows 8. My music collection stumbled along the way and I had to re-fetch artwork for a few albums in WMP. I also set it up in iTunes. My default app for MP3s is WMP. As you can see below, artwork only appears when in the folder view (which somewhat defeats the purpose of libraries in the first place). I'd prefer to sort them by artist, with album art displayed without a folder, as it should and as it did in Windows 7.


Art appears in folder view but not artist or album view.

On a related note, I recently added many new MP3s to my collection. When I opened Xbox Music for the first time afterwards, it seemed to be downloading art to add it to my older albums, all of which have art. Then the process was somehow interrupted. I believe I closed the app. Then, when I opened it again, none of them had art.

I would very much appreciate your help!

A:No album art in music library or Xbox Music!

Help please?

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Using the Windows 8.1 music app, I have properly setup my library to load from my second HDD, but it only loads 80 artists out of over 120. Anyone know why and how I could fix it? All my music is properly tagged and in Artist/Year - Album/ folder format.

A:Missing music in the XBox Music App (Metro)

Edit: Nevermind; for some reason having a file marked as AT under file attributes is bad. Not sure why they are marked as temp!

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Hello!
Searched the tutorial-collection from my problem, but couldn't find one there. So...

I've got my music-collection in a WD World Edition (White Light) -network drive. The path to the music is:

Network\MYBOOKWORLD\Public\Shared Music

The network drive also carries my photos and my videos.

I understand that I can make symbolic link from that location to the Music -library and that way the music should appear in the the Xbox Music -metro app, because I'd really like to use that app (and other metro apps for photo and video).

The problem is that I don't know how to make that symbolic link. I honestely don't even know wheather it works in W8 or only W7.

Can someone confirm this could be done similar way you can make it happen with SD-card.

A:Help! Music from network drive to Xbox Music App

Hi MSalo,

To create a symbolic link in windows follow these steps,

1. Go to your Music library and create a sub folder (Can be called anything)
2. Right click on the folder and select Include in Library and then select Music
3. Now delete this sub folder you have just created in the Music folder
4. Open uo command prompt and run as an administrator
5. At the command prompt type the following ...

mklink /d c:\Users\<Username>\Music\<Sub Folder Name> \\Network\MYBOOKWORLD\Public\Shared

6. Press Enter, you should get a message advising the link has been created and that's it

You can repeat this for all libraries you have setup in Windows

Regards,

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I apologize if this has already been addressed. I honestly don't know what I'm doing. My Vista's not playing any of the music files on my computer or my iPod on any music player I use (iTunes, WinAmp, the Rhapsody that came with it), though it plays anything else that's online. Other sounds on the computer are also playing (MSN, AIM, system sounds). What it does exactly is, upon clicking any song in the media library, it shows intention to play it but then stays at 0:00, while recognizing the length of song, name of artist, etc. Did I miss something?
 

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Hello,

I'm referring back to a closed thread posted by Will Hancock on 01-21-2010 at 05:49 PM with the same Title. I?m new at posting so please bear with me. For literally years I have had the exact same problem he had.

?When I play music it plays for a while (between a few seconds and ten minutes) before stopping and looping a repetitive beat. The computer locks up completely and I can only restart by powering off. Sometimes the computer emits a continuous beeping sound. This occurs whether I am playing music from a CD, streamed via the Internet or from Windows Media Player.?

I have an Acer Travelmate 8100 laptop, Pentium M 760 processor (2.0 GHz, 533 MHz FSB, 2 MB L2 cache). I?ve divided my 100GB Hard Drive into two partitions; a 55GB C Drive and a 45GB D Drive.

My programs are all on my C Drive, and My Documents, including My Music are on my D Drive.

From the start I?ve used Norton anti-virus, and, more importantly, don?t take risks with unfamiliar computer programs, websites, or email. Other than cookies I don?t recall having any virus/worm/etc. problems. I?ve also used a registry cleaner from time to time.

I have always been very careful about heat issues. I use a gadget that lifts my laptop up off the desk surface and has a constantly running external fan. I keep the room very cool when I?m working on my computer.

I have more than 2,000 mp3 music files in various subfolders within My Music. I can open these music files quickly in editing programs like Au... Read more

A:Computer Crashes When Playing Music

If you use the system restore disks from Acer there's a good chance that you'll wipe your hard drive clean. Let's start with some diagnostics and we'll work from there.

Please make the sound freeze several times and note the time on the system clock (in the lower right corner of the screen). We'll use that time to see what errors occurred around that time.

Then, please run these reports (even though you're not experiencing BSOD's): http://www.techsupportforum.com/foru...ta-452654.html

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Hi,

I have a Dell Dimension DM061, Pentium CPU 2.80 GHz with 0.99 GB RAM.
It is running Windows XP Service Pack 3.

I've recently had problems with viruses (2) and trojans (13) which I have now managed to remove with Kaspersky. I've also run a number of registry cleaners which seem to have helped get my computer back towards normality.

One problem that remains and is driving me crazy is when I try to play music. When I play music it plays for a while (between a few seconds and ten minutes) before stopping and looping a repetitive beat. The computer locks up completely and I can only restart by powering off. Sometimes the computer emits a continuous beeping sound. This occurs whether I am playing music from a CD, streamed via the Internet or from Windows Media Player. Also crashes when trying to play video with sound - eg crashed earlier when viewing You Tube footage.

From reading previous similar posts my thoughts were it is likely to be caused by hardware failure - either overheating or sound card failure. But I don't really know, hence I was hoping someone could give me some advice!

Thanks in anticipation

Regards
Will

A:Computer crashes when playing music

Is the computer well ventilated? Have you tried reinstalling the drivers for your sound card?

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The xbox music app for Windows 8 will not show any of the music in my library. I have narrowed it down to the fact the all my music on a 2nd hard drive.

If I move a couple of songs to the c drive and add that folder to my library, they will show up. However nothing in my library that is on the 2nd hard drive will show up

Anyone have any thoughts on this?

A:Xbox Music App with music on 2nd drive

Make sure your index is searching and indexing those folders on the second drive - Xbox music (and videos, for that matter) only see media that has been indexed by search. You may want to look at the search/indexing options in the control panel to make sure the folders containing your media are being indexed - if they are, give the index a rebuild. That can fix things (I find that on my tablet sometimes).

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Hi, I am new to the forum and Windows 8.

I have a question regarding a new build I have. I am running windows 8 off of a SSD, and have a new HDD that I bought for everything else. I recently transferred my music over from an external HD and now when I attempt to find them in my Xbox app I can't seem to select that drive. It only sees my SSD, and I do not want to install music on that

How do I make it so my apps pull files right from that drive?

Thanks in advance.

A:How do I get music files to be seen in Xbox Music app?

Hey Sawlstone,

Welcome to the forum

have you gone through these procedures:

How to Add Music to Xbox Music on Windows 8, 8.1 or RT | Xbox Music Player - Xbox.com

Hope that helps,

Harry

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ok so im hearing comming from my speakers, some music, but mostly commercials. i was browsing the web and all the sudden i hear "buy a mcdonalds big mac today!" i dont get it i went to task manager and nothing looks weird. here's ahttp://img404.imageshack.us/i/audiosnap.jpg screen shot of active tasks
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but when i went to audio mixer there is a volume tab for "name not available" and if i mute it music goes away....i dont get it. help!!!

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A:HELP! music is playing in the background but no music program is open!

Are you close to a radio station's transmitter site and antenna? That sounds like "RFI" (Radio Frequency Interference" getting into your speaker system.

When you get it, unplug the speakers from the PC but leave them powered on and the volume up and see if you still get it. If you do it's RFI and the speaker system is picking it up or it's coming through the AC power line to the speakers. If this just started I would suspect either a bad cable ground or just a dirty plug connection somewhere in the system.

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I am not sure if the title accurately tells what my issue is. I hope I can explain it.

When listening to music on my PC, it does not matter if I use Winamp, Songbird, Quicktime, Windows Media Player, or any other software. Every so often, there appears some sort of distortion, like the drive that the music is on slows down. I dont know if it is the driver or what. Its hard to explain. You have to hear it. I dont think its the mp3 file itself, cause I could play a song and it will be perfect, but then the next time I play it, it will distort. It is really driving my nuts cause I can't find the reason for it.

Anybody out here got any ideas? even crazy ones? Thanks.

Cardnut

A:Odd distortion while playing music in any music player on Win 7 PC

Please follow the http://www.sevenforums.com/crashes-d...tructions.html to provide us with application and system logs that can indicate application conflicts, application errors, system corruption, or system critical errors to help us determine if any of these are causing problems with your music playing.

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Windows will crash to BSOD after about 10-15 minutes of playing a game, listening to music, or watching video. This started happening about a month ago. Up until then everything was fine. I though I found some people with the same problem when I search on Google, but updating their BIOS fixed their problem, it didn't fix mine.

I have updated all of the drivers I could think of and flashed my BIOS to the newest version on the ECS website (I have an ECS KA3 MVP motherboard). This didn't fix the problem. I also made sure I downloaded the Vista driver from Nvidia for my graphics card. I have also run a Memtest and had not errors, and I ran a video card stability test and everything was fine (didn’t even crash). I checked all of the temperatures on the restart and they are all in normal operating range. Here is what the BSOD says everytime.

Driver_IRQL_NOT_LESS_OR_EQUAL
***Stop: 0x000000D1 (0x00000008, 0x00000002, 0x00000001, 0x81F215B2)
***ndis.sys - address 81F215B2 base at 81EFC000, Datestamp 454962FD

Problem signature:
Problem Event Name: BlueScreen
OS Version: 6.0.6000.2.0.0.768.3
Locale ID: 1033

Additional information about the problem:
BCCode: d1
BCP1: 00000008
BCP2: 00000002
BCP3: 00000001
BCP4: 81F215B2
OS Version: 6_0_6000
Service Pack: 0_0
Product: 768_1

Here is the info from my latest crash dump file…
Microsoft (R) Windows Debugger Version 6.7.0005.1
Copyright (c) Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved.
Loading Dump File [C:\Windows\Minidump\Mi... Read more

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I have a problem with my PC. At first I thought it was happening when running The Sims (1), but I have found out that the problem is actually happening when playing any sound files.A brief history.I am running Windows 2000 sp4.I basically never use my PC to play games or listen to music, so I never have my speakers turned on.A month or so ago, I wanted to start playing The Sims again and proceeded to reinstall the game, and several expansion packs.The game ran fine, and has run fine in the past, but halfway through the process of installing the expansions , I noticed that my CD drive was making a grinding sound when loading/ejecting disks.I replaced the unit I had with an IOMAGIC 52x Internal IDE drive.The drive works fine and there were no drivers needed, it works with the cd burning software that came with the old drive. The point being that I didn't have to install any new software or drivers.The only odd thing that happened is that, when I installed the new drive, my modem quit working.I seem to have had this problem before when I added some other piece of equiptment, possibly an extra hard drive.I finally got the modem working, after physically disconnecting it, starting up the PC, and the reconnecting it and reinstalling the modem drivers.Anyway, the modem in question shows up as follows:Modem: Intel? 536EP Modem #9Attached to: COM10For some reason, all the other COM ports COM1 through COM9 show as "in use" even though I dont think I have anything using mo... Read more

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Can somebody please help asap? I really need my computer to be fully reliable before I go back to school!!!
Here's the DDS log:
 attach.txt   12.48KB
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DDS (Ver_2012-11-20.01) - NTFS_AMD64
Internet Explorer: 8.0.7600.17267  BrowserJavaVersion: 10.45.2
Run by Charles at 13:31:43 on 2014-01-13
Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium   6.1.7600.0.1252.1.1033.18.3885.1411 [GMT -5:00]
.
AV: Kaspersky Anti-Virus *Enabled/Updated* {56547CC9-C9B2-849D-8FEF-A496150D6A06}
SP: Windows Defender *Disabled/Updated* {D68DDC3A-831F-4fae-9E44-DA132C1ACF46}
SP: Kaspersky Anti-Virus *Enabled/Updated* {ED359D2D-EF88-8B13-B55F-9FE46E8A20BB}
.
============== Running Processes ===============
.
C:\Windows\system32\lsm.exe
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k DcomLaunch
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k RPCSS
C:\Windows\System32\svchost.exe -k LocalServiceNetworkRestricted
C:\Windows\System32\svchost.exe -k LocalSystemNetworkRestricted
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k netsvcs
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k LocalService
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k NetworkService
C:\Windows\system32\WLANExt.exe
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k LocalServiceNoNetwork
C:\Windows\system32\FBAgent.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\ASUS\ATK Package\ATK Hotkey\ASLDRSrv.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\ASUS\ATK Package\ATKGFNEX\GFNEXSrv.exe
C:\Windows\System32\spoolsv.exe
C:\Windows\system32\Dwm.exe
C:\Windows\Explorer.EXE
C:\Windows\system32\taskhost.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Ka... Read more

A:Random ads/music playing, slow firefox and DCOM/Plug'n'Play crashes

Hello Drone424,Welcome to Bleeping Computer.My name is fireman4it and I will be helping you with your Malware problem.Please take note of some guidelines for this fix:Refrain from making any changes to your computer including installing/uninstall programs, deleting files, modifying the registry, and running scanners or tools.If you do not understand any step(s) provided, please do not hesitate to ask before continuing.Even if things appear to be better, it might not mean we are finished. Please continue to follow my instructions and reply back until I give you the "all clean".In the upper right hand corner of the topic you will see a button called Follow This Topic.I suggest you click it and select Immediate E-Mail notification and click on Follow This Topic. This way you will be advised when we respond to your topic and facilitate the cleaning of your machine.Finally, please reply using the Post  button in the lower right hand corner of your screen. Do not start a new topic. The logs that you post should be pasted directly into the reply, unless they do not fit into the post.  I will be analyzing your log. I will get back to you with instructions.Install Recovery Console and Run ComboFixThis tool is not a toy. If used the wrong way you could trash your computer. Please use only under direction of a Helper. If you decide to do so anyway, please do not blame me or ComboFix.Download Combofix from any of the links below, and save it to your desktop.Link 1Link 2Close/di... Read more

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Hi never been on this site before, thank google I found it and hopefully one of you computer geniuses can help me out?
DDS (Ver_2012-11-20.01) - NTFS_AMD64
Internet Explorer: 8.0.7600.17267  BrowserJavaVersion: 10.45.2
Run by Charles at 13:31:43 on 2014-01-13
Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium   6.1.7600.0.1252.1.1033.18.3885.1411 [GMT -5:00]
.
AV: Kaspersky Anti-Virus *Enabled/Updated* {56547CC9-C9B2-849D-8FEF-A496150D6A06}
SP: Windows Defender *Disabled/Updated* {D68DDC3A-831F-4fae-9E44-DA132C1ACF46}
SP: Kaspersky Anti-Virus *Enabled/Updated* {ED359D2D-EF88-8B13-B55F-9FE46E8A20BB}
.
============== Running Processes ===============
.
C:\Windows\system32\lsm.exe
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k DcomLaunch
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k RPCSS
C:\Windows\System32\svchost.exe -k LocalServiceNetworkRestricted
C:\Windows\System32\svchost.exe -k LocalSystemNetworkRestricted
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k netsvcs
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k LocalService
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k NetworkService
C:\Windows\system32\WLANExt.exe
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k LocalServiceNoNetwork
C:\Windows\system32\FBAgent.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\ASUS\ATK Package\ATK Hotkey\ASLDRSrv.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\ASUS\ATK Package\ATKGFNEX\GFNEXSrv.exe
C:\Windows\System32\spoolsv.exe
C:\Windows\system32\Dwm.exe
C:\Windows\Explorer.EXE
C:\Windows\system32\taskhost.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Kaspersky Lab\Kaspersky Anti-Virus 2011\avp.exe
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A:Random ads/music playing, slow firefox and DCOM/Plug'n'Play crashes

Hello! Welcome to BleepingComputer Forums!
My name is Georgi and and I will be helping you with your computer problems.
Before we begin, please note the following:
I will working be on your Malware issues, this may or may not, solve other issues you have with your machine.
The logs can take some time to research, so please be patient with me.
Stay with the topic until I tell you that your system is clean. Missing symptoms does not mean that everything is okay.
Instructions that I give are for your system only!
Please do not run any tools until requested ! The reason for this is so I know what is going on with the machine at any time. Some programs can interfere with others and hamper the recovery process.
Please perform all steps in the order received. If you can't understand something don't hesitate to ask.
Again I would like to remind you to make no further changes to your computer unless I direct you to do so. I will not help you if you do not follow my instructions.
 
 
Please download Farbar Recovery Scan Tool and save it to your desktop.Note: You need to run the version compatibale with your system. If you are not sure which version applies to your system download both of them and try to run them. Only one of them will run on your system, that will be the right version.
Double-click to run it. When the tool opens click Yes to disclaimer.
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Hi I'm new to this site but I really need help as I'm going back to school soon and I can't have my computer crashing/logging me off every 2-4 hours, and the ads that play in the back are starting to get pretty annoying... anyways here's the dds log
 
 
DDS (Ver_2012-11-20.01) - NTFS_AMD64
Internet Explorer: 8.0.7600.17267  BrowserJavaVersion: 10.45.2
Run by Charles at 13:31:43 on 2014-01-13
Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium   6.1.7600.0.1252.1.1033.18.3885.1411 [GMT -5:00]
.
AV: Kaspersky Anti-Virus *Enabled/Updated* {56547CC9-C9B2-849D-8FEF-A496150D6A06}
SP: Windows Defender *Disabled/Updated* {D68DDC3A-831F-4fae-9E44-DA132C1ACF46}
SP: Kaspersky Anti-Virus *Enabled/Updated* {ED359D2D-EF88-8B13-B55F-9FE46E8A20BB}
.
============== Running Processes ===============
.
C:\Windows\system32\lsm.exe
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k DcomLaunch
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k RPCSS
C:\Windows\System32\svchost.exe -k LocalServiceNetworkRestricted
C:\Windows\System32\svchost.exe -k LocalSystemNetworkRestricted
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k netsvcs
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k LocalService
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k NetworkService
C:\Windows\system32\WLANExt.exe
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k LocalServiceNoNetwork
C:\Windows\system32\FBAgent.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\ASUS\ATK Package\ATK Hotkey\ASLDRSrv.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\ASUS\ATK Package\ATKGFNEX\GFNEXSrv.exe
C:\Windows\System32\spoolsv.exe
C:\Windows\system32\Dwm.exe
C:\Wind... Read more

A:Random ads/music playing, slow firefox and DCOM/Plug'n'Play crashes

Hello! Welcome to BleepingComputer Forums!
My name is Georgi and and I will be helping you with your computer problems.
Before we begin, please note the following:
I will working be on your Malware issues, this may or may not, solve other issues you have with your machine.
The logs can take some time to research, so please be patient with me.
Stay with the topic until I tell you that your system is clean. Missing symptoms does not mean that everything is okay.
Instructions that I give are for your system only!
Please do not run any tools until requested ! The reason for this is so I know what is going on with the machine at any time. Some programs can interfere with others and hamper the recovery process.
Please perform all steps in the order received. If you can't understand something don't hesitate to ask.
Again I would like to remind you to make no further changes to your computer unless I direct you to do so. I will not help you if you do not follow my instructions.
 
 
Please download Farbar Recovery Scan Tool and save it to your desktop.Note: You need to run the version compatibale with your system. If you are not sure which version applies to your system download both of them and try to run them. Only one of them will run on your system, that will be the right version.
Double-click to run it. When the tool opens click Yes to disclaimer.
Press Scan button.
It will make a log (FRST.txt) in the same directory the tool is run. Please copy and paste it to your re... Read more

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music won't play

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I'm having a hell of a time with this app. I had a zune pass for ages (just canceled) and still use the zune software, but it's not very touch-friendly. I'm using a Samsung Series 7 Slate, so touch-friendly is very important. I don't want to have to use the stylus all the time.

The Music app is very touch friendly, but it doesn't seem to be music-friendly. It only loads around a hundred songs of the 4000 or so in my library, and then it only plays 30-second previews instead of the full song!

My libraries are set up on a microSD card, and no other apps seem to have a problem with this so I don't know if it is relevant. I know the 30-second previews are not DRM/subscription songs because I got rid of all of those.

So far I've uninstalled the app a few times and tried to refresh the library, but nothing is working. Any ideas? Or, lacking a solution, any suggestions for a touch-friendly music player?

A:Xbox Music App

you mentioned these 4000 songs. these are songs that were purchased via the Zune Pass and are DRM free? what exactly happens when you try to play them? are they all made into the 30-second previews? does the app close or minimize?

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So I'm subscribed to Zune music which works fine in Zune player on Windows 7 and on my Windows Phone but in Windows 8 XBox Music doesn't see me having an account. My guess is that Microsoft hasn't cutover Zune services to Xbox Music but am not sure if Zune Music is supposed to work with it for the time being until that cutover (or however it will work). Can someone confirm if this is the case or is Xbox Music actually working for someone with Zune Pass?

Thanks!

A:Xbox Music

Very strange, I updated this thread a couple of days ago and said it was now working but the update is missing.

Anyways, after accessing again my Xbox Music App was able to identify me with my Zune subscription and everything started working. At least I thought. Although it recognized me and I was able to download music from my subscription I could not actually play the music I downloaded or the music I had already downloaded previously (from a mount of my NAS share that already had my music collection).

It was an odd situation because if I downloaded something to my NAS mapped drive it would not play and gave me DRM issues but if I downloaded it local to my laptop it would. The fix ended up being that I had to actually download Zune software and map my Music library to that, once I did that the Xbox Music App could play any music from my NAS share.

I suspect this will (should) all get cleaned up once W8 is released and Zune is finally eliminated which is apparently the plan. If anyone has any success adding a music library to Xbox Music from a NAS device please feel free to add any info.

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Hi I was using Xbox music Windows 8 version without a problem till today. It says that I am not in my region. I live in Serbia and in my microsoft account I also put my exactly location.

A:Xbox Music issues

You can check your location in control panel under region settings. Do you have an Xbox live account might be linking to that might have different location settings . You could try reinstalling Xbox music.

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I've had my XBOX unplugged for quite awhile and now I've found all my burned music to be gone?? All my game saves are still there, but, no music, what gives???
 

A:Lost Music on XBOX

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hi,
Please Help me,I have windows 8 enterprise n 64-bit
my xbox music app doesn't work if i try to play any mp3 file through file explorer the opens i can browse the marketplace but i cant play and file from my hd or marketplace i also have a sign in error

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So I upgraded to windows 8 today after using the enterprise evaluation for a while and I'm greeted with the most annoying problem, no streaming music(mainly for smart dj). I can play local music files just fine, but when I try to play anything that's not local(previews, music, etc) it just dies on me. It get the app crash screen and 0xc00d11cd (0x8004b82e) for the error message. So far I haven't found any fixes.

I've already:
reset tci/ip and winsock(suggested at some other place, knew it wouldn't work)
ran the apps diagnostics application
updated to current version
synced licenses
reinstalled

Any input guys? This is bugging the hell out of me.

A:XBox music app not streaming

for me, it was my graphics driver. all the streaming software in the Windows Store is very strict about DRM and HDCP. so if there's a break in the protection along the line, it messes up.

So I have the ATI HD4670 and the "latest" driver was the legacy 12.6 driver. This broke all streaming apps including Xbox Music. I kept all the Catalyst Suite except for the driver. For the driver, I used the default ATI driver that came with Windows.

I heard some people had a similar problem with Nvidia drivers and some driver revisions work better than others.

here's the thread that I talked about it the most. see if it helps:
app dumping me back to the start screen?

Also, what kind of monitor are you using (VGA, HDMI, DVI)? VGA are the least likely to be HDCP compliant. The graphics card and the monitor has to be compliant to have a protected path.

and here's another thread where Netflix failed to run on my VGA monitor but ran fine on my other monitors (which are true DVI-D cables, not DVI-I cables; I have a 3 monitor setup):
Issues running apps with Dual Monitor Set Up

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Greetings!

Not beeing all too familiar with xBox Music I was wondering if someone could explain me how exactly this App and the Service works on a Windows 8 PC like my Surface PRO.

Let me explain my problem:
I'm currently running into a Local File/Cloud/Streaming problem with some of my Music files.

Some of my locally stored files are marked as "Streaming only" whenever I add them to a Playlist rendering them unplayable when I'm on the move/off the grid.
I just started one of those locally stored Music files which opened in xBox Music and then added it to a Playlist just to see it beeing marked as "Streaming only" again - How do I fix that?

Thanks in advance for any advice.

A:xBox Music App Questions

see if Paul Thurrott's rough draft of a book helps you out (it's in PDF format):
http://winsupersite.com/xbox-music/xbox-music-book-13

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Xbox Music - Xbox.com

It's official, it's a post-Zune era.

I've been using the beta app since the RTM was released, I'm holding some reservations until the final build is released on the 26th. Honestly, I've been spoiled by Zune, if you're not a Zune user in any way shape or form from the desktop software to the player itself, Xbox Music might seem pretty cool. But to me, Zune is still king and will be until I get a Windows Phone 8. The sucky part is that Microsoft is keeping Xbox Music exclusive to Windows 8 and Windows Phone 8 oddly.

The thing I have my reservations about is the UI in general and the Now Playing visualizer. UGH... It's like Zune lite. Install the Zune software and play a song from a pretty popular artist like The Beatles or LMFAO and go the Now Playing visualizer, it is audio/video glory. It's straight up GORGEOUS. Xbox Music, not so much. Zune's UI is so neat and so metro and so refined, Xbox Music to me feels like Zune 2 or something. It's not eloquent. It looks kind of good, but not great. I HATE the sidebar that by default appears and takes about 40 percent of the screen and I HATE how the album mosaic just HAS TO HAVE random album covers from the Marketplace like Green Day, or Lady Gaga, or justin beiber. If you're not online and you do that, it just has awful icons in place of them. And the color filters for the album mosaic is just bleh. It's worse than using the Zune with literally no graphical fluff to it whatsoever. What also I don't like wit... Read more

A:What are your thoughts on Xbox Music?

For starters, I think the name is terrible. Many who don't own an Xbox are going to think that this isn't intended for them.

I never bought into the whole Zune thing. It royally pissed me off when they abandoned the whole "plays for sure" campaign and released their zune player and software. The fact that their own device had to have a sync style application like iTUnes rather than just being able to use something like Media Player was just ludicrous. I always preferred my Create Labs zen devices where I could drag and drop my music, or sync from Media Player, or Media Monkey if I chose to do so.

As far as music subscriptions go, I'm not really a fan. I've just barely gotten to the point where I am willing to pay for digital music versus buying the physical disc. I've always preferred just buying the CD, ripping it in whatever format I choose and going on my merry way. But I've found with Amazon MP3, that I can save quite a bit of money on my CD's, and also not have to physically store anything. Not to mention, actually finding new CD's in stores is becoming harder and harder.

I guess I would rather own 100 CD's that I listen to over and over again, then have access to 10,000 CD's, many of which I don't listen to at all, or just once.

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Hi folks. I'm wondering if there is a way with Windows 8 Pro to stream the music i'm playing from my laptop to my Xbox 360 without visiting the 360. Basically "airplay" for Windows. Is this possible?

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Ok perhaps i haven't learned how to use it, but if anyone knows an easier way please tell me.

I find using xbox music to be difficult, having to go back and forward, can't add music here, but can there. Can't fast forward here but can there...

Here is how it goes.
I hit Win+Q, search "Tom Waits"
I select "Tom Waits" the artist from the search list.
A new white window appears with the music list of this artist, but it's small so i click "Explore Artist"
Then i select "Show song list"
If i select a song here, i do not get the option to add it to my music, can't fast forward either.
But if i right click and then hit the album cover on the bar on the bottom the window changes and i'm able to fast forward, and add music to my list again.
But if i hit the "Show song list" now i only get the song playing. So i have to hit the back button to return to the artist selection.
Then i have to do this all over, select Tom, select explore artist, select show song list to get back to where i was...

But if i choose to add music in the white window appearing after selecting the artist, i can add music directly there, but i can't fast forward... It's painful to use =(

A:Xbox Music Painful

true dat

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So I created a playlist in xbox music and now I want to delete it.
When I right click it, it gives me the option to delete it and nothing happens. I've forced closed the app by dragging the top.
I've deleted every song in there and went to delete it and didn't work.
How can I delete it?

A:Xbox Music and Games

it should work. you go to My Music. then Playlists. then right-click your playlist (or swipe from the top/bottom edge of the screen/trackpad). and tap/click the Delete button.



http://winsupersite.com/xbox-music/xbox-music-book-13

you can get a PDF here on the Xbox Music app. it's pretty detailed.

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I just can't play any songs. Can download them and sync with other devices. Can't play them though. It's killing me.

A:Xbox Music Problem

BUMP, problem still persists. Even installed the latest Music update but that didn't fix anything.

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So, I don't really understand Xbox Music. After a clean install of Windows 8, I opened Xbox Music, clicked on My Music. It showed 106 albums, none of which are mine as far as I can tell. Later I added my music drive to the Music library, but it still shows the same 106 albums. I have over 22,000 songs; none of them show up in Xbox Music. Very confusing.

A:Xbox Music Library

Well, after about a half an hour it decided to update. Still seems like a mess. I can't tell sometimes which are songs on the Xbox Music Store and which are on my own hard drive. Seems like everything is just mixed together without any reason.

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Hi guys,

Ive just bought a new desktop PC with windows 8. Ive had a mac book since they came out pretty much so im well out of the loop with windows. I have a couple of queries and wondered if anyone can help.

I would like to set up a music library similar to iTunes to put all my CDs on so I can listen to them on shuffle while working. I have looked at the Xbox Music program but when I put the CD in and go to the CD drive (E where the music is, I keep getting an error message saying 'This location can't be included because it can't be indexed'. How do I get round this or is there a different program I need to be using?

Also I had an apple time capsule which was brilliant for a back up of all my files, photos etc. Is there an equivalent device for windows?

Would appreciate any help on these if poss.

Thanks.

A:New to Windows. Need some help with Xbox Music and back up

Try using windows media player. you rip your CD's with it(WMA files) then just do a search with the music app, although I believe it will find it itself. Personally I prefer using windows media player to the music app because it has more tweak option like a EQ, SRS sound Bass boost
The Music app is just a basic music player, but if you upload your music files to OneDrive you can play them on all your sync'd devices (home PC, work PC, smart phone, tablet....etc)

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I am having trouble streaming music from my Vista PC to my Xbox 360. The following setup worked perfect on XP Media Center Edition but for some reason wont work on Vista.
I have Vista Ultimate, Wired NIC, Linksys WAG354G Router, Xbox 360 Wired.
I can use Media Center on the xbox and it shows all the artists/albums etc fine. The problem is when I click the Xbox Guide button, goto Select Music > Computer and it can connect to my computer but in the right hand pane where it should show artists and albums it says no Artist Found. If I press 'Y' (Play All Music on computer) I get error code 04-80070103.
I have looked about on xbox.com forums and M$ help pages but found nothing. Have any of you had this probelm or have any suggestions to fix it?
 

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I had my 360 configured to stream media from my computer but I had to do a system recovery and now my 360 does not recognize my computer. I can connect to XBox live, and my computer recognizes my XBox but I cannot seem to get my 360 to find my computer. I have WMP 11 installed and sharing is turned on. Any help would be appreciated!

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Stared having issues with xbox music today and noticed it had been updated

I went to the store to see if any notes about the update and the app has gone

If I go to rate the app (from it running and using settings) it opens the store and says that the app is no longer available

Can anyone else see this app in the store (I am in the UK) and any idea why it's been pulled, been searching but cannot find anything

A:Xbox Music missing from app store

Hello Paul,

Here's a link to the Music app in the Store. It'll open in your default browser 1st, then open in your Store app.

Music app for Windows in the Windows Store

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Somehow I do not like the Xbox Music App. It is quite slow sometimes, and I have to click around a lot to navigate my huge music collection. Might work well with smaller archives. For my tablet I need a touch friendly player, so only Store Apps are an option.

First I tried the "VLC" Beta. But while it can play music, I did not find it very convenient. It is clearly focused on movie playback.

http://apps.microsoft.com/windows/ap...3-92fb7357ef72

Right now I am using "Music Mode". It works quite well for me. Playlist building etc is quite easy and the UI is nice. The screenshots look kind of boring but they do not do the app justice - it has some very nice animations that make using it quite fun. The good thing is that it displays artists/tags, albums, selected album and optionally the current playlist on one page. So I do not constantly have to switch back and forward between pages, like in Xbox Music. I might even use it on my desktop to replace Winamp (switching between Winamp and Windows Explorer is also quite annoying). Ah, FLAC is also supported, which is a nice addition.

http://apps.microsoft.com/windows/ap...c-675e80400f57

Do you have any other recommendations? I could not find many music players in the store. Most of them are either crappy or they only play cloud music. I want to play my own collection instead.

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How Do You Put Music From A Cd On To A WWE Game Please I need To Know!!!!!
 

A:XBOX 360 Music Burning To WWE Games?

If your manual doesn't say, then you cant.
 

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I am trying to use the Xbox music application on my PC to be ablet o get access to my music on my windows phone.

Windows is run off of my SSD (C:\) and my music library is on one of my other drives (E:\). I have added the folder that contains my music to the Xbox app, but it still tells me that "Its Lonely" and I should add some music. I have also changed the "Music" folder to default to my E: drive

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This is very strange. Recently had to refresh the computer to factory default settings. Since then have been unable to access Xbox to play the music I've stored or the radio. I get a message asking if I've been travelling recently and only able to use this facility for 2 weeks ? Another message asks me to choose an account in my region . When I restored the computer to factory settings I think I may have chosen the wrong location country. Does anyone know how to change the location setting. I have even tried to restore the computer back to factory defaults but it won't even let me do that now . Any help greatly appreciated.

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I did not have problem loggin into video app yesterday. But, I had a higher speed net connection yesterday now I have only 256 kbps. Now, When ever I open I just cannot sign in to my account. I receive an error of '0xc00d11cd'.

Now what I did from yesterday is I made auto log in to my live account using cmd > netplwiz. Can it affect somehow?

Please give me solutions...

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Good day all, I did a lot of searching last night and couldn't find a solution so I just wanted to put this out there in case someone else is in my situation.

That is, in order to send music/video to your XBOX 360 from Windows 8 it must be on the same ROUTER (this could be the subnet and is most likely broadcast related but I'll try and keep it simple).

In my home I have a router to my Internet provider (Verizon FiOS) and another router at my desk. The router at my desk is purely to make it easy to plug multiple devices in. The first time I sent video to my 360 using 8 it worked great, the next time it didn't.

The difference was the first time I was connected wirelessly into the same router the 360 is connected to, the second time I was using a cable into my daisy chained router.

After a bit of searching, frustration and hair pulling I finally realized what the problem was, took out the cable, connected wirelessly and could then see the 360 and send video/music to it.

Summary (for Google searchers)

Send to 360 must have the "sending system" on the same router as the XBOX 360.

Hope this helps someone at some point in the future.

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vista x64. attempted to setup media center to xbox 360 but get this error on every startup as well as when opening media player
Problem signature:
Problem Event Name: APPCRASH
Application Name: wmpnetwk.exe
Application Version: 11.0.6001.7000
Application Timestamp: 47919df8
Fault Module Name: Indiv01_64.key
Fault Module Version: 11.0.6000.6324
Fault Module Timestamp: 47e56862
Exception Code: 40000015
Exception Offset: 00000000001134a8
OS Version: 6.0.6001.2.1.0.768.3
Locale ID: 1033
Additional Information 1: 70b1
Additional Information 2: a89ca754455d48264139c2ac2d2edcb9
Additional Information 3: 1116
Additional Information 4: c1c96e7afb08b98003776a7fa7763253

i can see music files on the 360 but when you attempt to play one it does not respond. locks up the 360 but you can use the middle controller button to get out. fairly annoying error on every boot and even when opening media player on the pc.

*problem resolved below*

A:Appcrash Wmpnetwk.exe Stream Music Xbox 360

i overlooked a fix...you need to enable show hidden files and folders as well as uncheck hide protected os files in vista. i dont ever remember unchecking that in xp but (surprisingly) this is the first issue i've ever had w/ vista minus some ati drivers. maybe i was just rusty.anyway after that...go C:\ProgramData\Microsoft\Windows\DRMdelete all files in that directory and it should be okhope it helps someone else

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Hi there

i have a small or bigger problem i have added my music folder to the music library. That worked!
And all files there are indexed. The i start xbox music app. the app sync the library which need some time. after syncing it shows me that 7389 files are in library, BUT i have 7394 files in my music folder.

i tried to reindex the files. this did no change. and after a restart or the app it show me that thereare only 7388 files in library. it's a vey strange behaviour! anyone who has the same problems?

maybe it is only a bug?! but i can not check every file of the 7394. so i hope this is only a bug.

any users with same expierence there?

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I have my xbox networked to my PC so I can listen to my music while I play games. For some reason, just in the last few months or so, some music plays at like a quarter its normal speed over the network. I have tried to move the music off my external hard drive and copy it back on and while doing so, removed it from WMP and loaded it back in so it was available over the network. Didn't do anything.

I don't know what could be causing this issue and I haven't been able to find any information about it online anywhere. Any ideas?

Sometimes it's a track off an album... Sometimes it's an entire album. The mp3's that are causing the issue come from different sources, too. Some from the internet, some I purchased from Amazon, some I ripped using iTunes, some I ripped using another software program. There's no consistency at all, so I don't think it's the files themselves... Just something weird with the network. It always happens with the same files, too.

A:Some Music Plays Very Slowly Over Network (XBOX 360)

Hello,

Is you Xbox directly wired to the router or using a Wi-Fi? How about your computer? What's your Internet Speed? Can you please post your Speedtest?

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Hi,
In the past I have always been able to change the genre of my imported CD albums in windows Media Player. I've just imported much of my music collection into the Windows 8.1 Music App, aka Xbox Music. However Xbox music has taken it upon itself to arbitrarily change the genre of some of the albums and I cant seem to find a way to chang et back.

Does anyone have a solution for this?

Thank you!

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Morning All,

I have been reading up on the Runtime Broker using high RAM and not being able to get any help, it is just this one app that does it

My Laptop has 4GB of RM and normal use it sits at around 40% to 50% used

When I launch Xbox Music app, runtime broker RAM usage increase until it gets to about 2.5 GB (95% RAM used), it then stays like this for a long time causing my machine to go slow, eventually this will drop to about 800MB and everything runs fine (but this is still far too much RAM being used)

I do not have this problem when running any other app

I have tried a reinstall and also disabled live tile (believe live tiles can cause this)

Anyone know how to fix the issue if the problem app is known (other than don't use it)
and is there a cache directory for music I can delete to see if it makes any difference

I am on slow BB so don't want to do another re install as I takes 2 days to re download all my music pass content

Thanks

A:Xbox Music app causes Runtime Broker high RAM

I'd use a different media player such as windows media player or VLc for w8

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