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Solved: Stop Windows Media Player Automaticly ading media files to libary

Q: Solved: Stop Windows Media Player Automaticly ading media files to libary

ok (as you my know by know i rarther hate windows media player)

well basicly i have loads of .mp3 files in my Docs and my music folders, there not all music files, when windows media sees them it ads them to libary, Annoyingly, i manages to stop it downloading extra info like album art (cos its soo stupid, it gets it wrong like 95% of the time lol) but it keeps adding every thing back to the libary even if i delete them from it, its soo annoying any!! surgestions please?

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A: Solved: Stop Windows Media Player Automaticly ading media files to libary

In WMP go to Tools > Options and uncheck all the boxes in the Player tab, Privacy tab and Library tab.

In the Library tab click on Monitor Folders and set the top part to "My personal folders", then click on Advanced Options.

Set all the folders to "Ignore". Unfortunately you can't set the Rip folder to "Ignore" so for that go to the Rip music tab, where it says "Rip music to this location" click on Change and create an empty folder somewhere. Then just never add any music files to that folder.

Then delete everything out of the WMP library and it should remain empty.

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the title says it all really...
i have loads of random media files most .mp3, and some picturs and videos...
i think whats its more or less doing is every time wmp opens it goes trough my docs and music folders and it adds everything there, i don't want it to its all too messy for wmp to list properly..
i've gone into tools and unchecked all the boxes but there dosn't seem to be an option to stop it adding local media.
anyone know how to do this?
 

A:stop wmp in win 7 adding media files automaticly

On the Play tab under Tools is a box to uncheck to stop adding local content. Don't forget to click on Apply and OK.
 

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I would like it if WMP would stop changing the id3 and album art info on my soings. I have uncheked every option and it still does it. My question is, how is an app that downloads and uploads and changes my files, all without my permission, not considered
a virus?

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Hi everyone!

When I find a media file (video file, for example) and double click it, the Media Player doesn't start at all...

I tried to re-associate the Windows Media Player to it's default media extensions through "Default Programs" , and it doesn't work...

All media files play normally on other players. I have to state that sometimes I get the message: "The file.... The parameter is incorrect".

Any help would be greatly appreciated. God bless guys! Take care!

OS: Vista 32 bit

A:Windows Media Player doesn't open media files on double click

What are the filetypes for those Video files? Maybe it's a Codec problem.

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I use iTunes for pretty much everything but I do occasionally watch videos with Windows Media Player when if they are not in the right format for QuickTime and iTunes and such.

But Windows Media Player automatically synced all my songs and videos and everything it could find so all my itunes songs and vids are in WMP.

I do not like this at all!! How do i totally prevent WMP from syncing everything on my computer and just leave it empty unless I drag certain items into it?

thanks!
 

A:Solved: Stop automatic sync with windows media player.

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I'm at my wits end.

I put together a capable gaming pc about a month ago with a bunch of new components and some cannibalized older components.

I installed all of the drivers from the motherboard cd. I have a radeon x1300 vid card. I'm running windows xp home ed. I've installed about every codec and plugin under the sun. I've troubleshot my load with regard to Windows itself.

I cannot play Windows Media Audio/Video files for the life of me.

I do get audio, but the video is all hyper-colored like looking at scrambled porn.

It doesn't matter if I download the video or watch it in a browser (any browser). It doesn't matter if I open up the DLed video in real player, Windows Media player or Generic DIVX player #458973: it still comes out all scrambled and in crazy moon-man rainbow colors.

I have no problem playing any other type of windows media player file. Quicktime works fine as well.

Please help.
 

A:Windows Media Player won't properly play Windows Media Audio/Video files

Well standard Window's media files should play without the need for any additional codecs.

Maybe check the forums of your vid card for some answers.
 

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Can you help me please.

i downloaded some .wav files which i wanted to customise my pc sounds with ie, controlpanel > sounds.

I run win 2000 pro and windows media player.
When the files are downloaded i can play them with windows media player and i can save them into a folder of my choice.

However they are saved as windows media player files and when i go to control panel > sounds to add the new sound to my e.mail notification option it wont recognize the file format?

I dont know how to solve this so can anyone help me out here?
thx...rob
 

A:[Solved] .wav files and windows media player

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need advice
i have windows vista premium and media player 11 and i am unable to open wmv files .I have been trying to open files in a cbc archives with news etc.Everybody that has windows xp are able to open the files and for weeks been trying to do all kinds of research and i am lost and frustrated.I tried avs converter and it comes back to say that i already have it. I tried vista codecs package and no luck.The message in media player says might not support the file type or might not support the codec.I tried directx video acceleration and tried flah player.I can play youtube and others.Nobody that i know seem to be able to help.Would really appreciate help.Thanks
 

A:Solved: wmv files with windows media player 11

I have downloaded real player then I am able to download the tv clips and radio to realplayer then I can play the clips.I still believe that it is a window vista problem and media player 11.Thanks .Problem is solved.
 

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Please can you tell me if it is possible to edit and merge MP3 files using Windows Media Player? If not could you tell me what software I need to do this?

I am running Media Player 9.00.00.4503 and XP Home Edition Version 2002 Service Pack 3.

Many Thanks
Des
 

A:Solved: MP3 Files & Windows Media Player

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Hello all, I tried to reply to the thread with a similar title to provide a correct answer. So I am reintroducing the topic and providing an answer that seems to work.

Problem: I want to use media player with very minimal frame. Many answers are "play full screen". But I know that media can be played in windows media without any skin, very minimal framing and floating media controls over the video that auto hide when you move away.

Answer:

Press Ctrl-2. This puts you in a skin mode. There should be menu items at the top: File, View, Play, Tools, Help
Choose View->Skin Chooser
You are now in the full media player experience. Do not choose a skin. Click the 3 square & arrow thing at the bottom "Switch to now playing"
Viola! No skin, minimal borders and floating media controls.

I have no idea why this is not a simple option. I think what I am choosing is the most basic skin, maybe not even intended for use. But this is my favorite player, super simple.
 

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Well, I'm not sure what to do here. Up until a few days ago I was sharing my media with all computers on my network on my wireless router.

Now when I log into windows and open WMP 11 it says that I am no longer sharing media, would you like to turn on sharing? So I say yes and confirm to share my media to all devices on my network, mainly my PS3.

I uninstalled it and reinstalled it (well it actually just reverted back). I also checked to make sure that Windows Media Player Network Sharing Service is set to automatic in Admin tools. And also checked windows firewall that it allows the service.

So I am at a loss here, I don't know how to get my media sharing capabilites back. I know its not my PS3, as I am sharing media from my laptop right now. Any suggestions?

Thanks High
 

A:Solved: Windows Media Player 11 Media Sharing Problems

Sonnyboy quote:
PS3 and Vista Sharing Sorted
Found it. Disabled IPSEC Services and rebooted my router and hey presto media sharing in vista with PS3. Although I had disabled this before and restarted my computer I had not rebooted the router (ie turned it off and on again). This was the important thing on my set up and I missed it.

Funny thing is IPSEC Services do not have to be disabled in XP.

Hope this helps someone.
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This actually worked for my Windows XP, I am now able to share, but is this a safe thing to have turned off?
 

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Windows Media player 11 no longer plays .avi files. No problem with other formats. The .avi files will play on other players.

Running Vista SP2 64bit
Help will be greatly appreciated.

Thank you
Eric
 

A:Solved: Windows Media Player 11 Will not play .avi files

http://www.free-codecs.com/Codec_Packs.htm

currently playing an avi file on wmp with these codecs whilst typing this, just needs a bit of fiddling with
 

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You know how some sites have these links that you click on, and it automatically brings up windows media player and plays the file...
is there any way to download that file so that u can view it later without having to go to that site

A:[SOLVED] Windows Media Player files played from internet browser

Right hand click on the video and click 'save now' or 'save file type as'

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I am running the RC under a dual boot with XP configuration.

When I try to run Libraries/Videos/Sample Videos/Wildlife.wmv, Windows Media Player, the one provided with the RC, crashes with a BC 124 error and the machines stops. The same thing happens with any .wmv file I try to run so I don't think it is problem with that particular file.

My on board video adapter, according to the Device Manager, is a Radeon X1300 with the Microsoft provided driver. Driver Update produced no better driver.

I am attaching the minidump file that the crash produced. At least I am going to try to. If it doesn't get attached correctly, let me know and I will try again.

Event Viewer shows the following error around the time of the crash:

"The Ati External Event Utility service failed to star due to the following error:

The system cannot find the file specified."

I've no idea whether or not that error has anything to do with it.



Additional points --

1.I have thought about installing a Nvidia video adapter but can find no way to disable the onboard adapter either in BIOS or by a jumper on the MB which is an MSI K9VBM-V.

2.Just to check that I had not installed something that causes this crash, I reinstalled the RC and immediately tried to play a .wmv file. Same crash.

3.This problem is very repeatable. All I have to do is open any .wmv file and it runs for a fraction of a second and then crashes.

4.Media Player will play any music file as w... Read more

A:[SOLVED] Media Player Crashes with Stop 124

Lot's of people experience the STOP 0x124 error. It's a hardware error that can also be related to compatibility (and, IMO, to drivers). The difference here is that this error isn't reported by Windows, but rather by another piece of hardware (most likely the CPU) - so reading the dump files usually isn't very helpful to most people. (BTW - the minidump isn't attached to your post).

The error points to your video driver. A search of the ATI website shows that they haven't released a Win7 driver for the X1300 (but have for other cards). This leads me to suspect that: 1) this card won't be supported by Win7, and 2) that there's likely to be compatibility issues with Win7.

I cannot locate your motherboard on the MSI website. Please provide a link for it so we may research the board.

In the meantime, boot into the XP installation and run this free tool: http://www.microsoft.com/windows/win...e-advisor.aspx
Let us know what the report says and we'll move on from there.

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hi, just as my title says...how do i stop windows media player 10 from detecting my sony mp3 when i connect it to my computer via usb?

thanx
 

A:How do I stop Windows Media Player detecting my mp3 player

Is the windows media player the default player for mp3 files? If so, deselect it.
 

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Hi Everyone,

I am in the process of organising a playlist of music videos for my works Christmas Party. This year I want to do something really special in the form of streaming the music videos from one (host) computer to several (guest) computers using VLC Media Player.

Here is a link to the method that I am using to Stream music videos -

https://www.evernote.com/shard/s278...999ab741c93f/5e344d246d17fcd8415e999e4cb175b1

I have decided on the HTTP method of streaming because this appears to be relatively simple to setup, and effective for reaching multiple clients.

However immediately I have noticed a number of caveats -

1). Media doesn't always play at the same time on all clients. I would like all music videos to play in sync (ignoring potential network 'lag' issues)

2). VLC gets stuck with the Playlist of music videos that I have created; it plays the first music video on each of the clients, but once the first music video comes to an end VLC stops playing altogether.

* In some instances it just stops, and provides no on screen messages
** In other instances it pops up a box which I have come to believe is related to missing codecs (even though the 'server' and all 'clients' have exactly the same codec packs installed).

I am looking for some tips on the optimum way to stream music videos (in a variety of formats, e.g.: avi, flv, mpg, mpeg). Ideally I need to setup several hours of music videos and just hit the 'play button&... Read more

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Running winxp home edition with newest windows media player. When I try to copy cd tracks to my hd with media player I get Error# C00D2754 "The licenses for your media files are corrupted. Contact Microsoft product support". Of course, when I checked microsoft's help page I found absolutely nothing on this topic. Any ideas?

 

A:"The licenses for your media files are corrupted" ?? Windows Media Player

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I have Windows XP and when WMP is activated to , say, stream internet radio, I sometimes minimise the player to the bottom toolbar.
Trouble is that when I go to ' X ' out of WMP the streaming still continues. There is no WMP graphic displayed anywhere...either on the desktop or in the toolbar...the only way I can stop the streaming is to shut down the computer.
I can X out of the WMP if it's displayed but once I minimise it to the bottom toolbar that's when the troubles start.
 

A:Windows Media Player Won't Stop

you could go to task manager and click the tab 'processes' and search for somethign similar to wmplayer.exe That should close the program as well as the sound.
 

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I have a problem opening any media file in any of the Media Players viz., RealOne Player build 6.0.11.868 or my Windows Media Player 10.
Whenever I open the above mentioned Media Players on my system, their interface opens up and after I open and select any media (usually audio) file, the player keeps on connecting to the file and takes more than 1 minute and above in opening and playing any valid and good media file, may it be a .wma or .mp3 audio file.
How to fasten the dead slow speed of the players?

PLEASE HELP!!!
 

A:Windows Media Player or RealOne Player taking hell lot of time in opening media!

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WMP is on my PC but for some reason it will not show the image part of an mpeg. It does play the audio, but just shows those wacky visualizations instead of the moving image that is part of the file.

I've tried this numerous times always with the same results. Any suggestions? It's WMP v.10.00.00.3646.

Might a virus, or some scumware, be screwing things up?

Thanks.
 

A:Solved: Windows Media Player doesn't play image part of mpeg files.

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when I click to open media player nothing happens....when I try to open a media file with media player nothing happens. I was thinking I should uninstall and reinstall media player but its not on my uninstall programs list.....how do get media player working? this only happens under the administrators sign on.
 

A:my media files are not listed and media player wot open

well if its not on you uninstall list it would seem as if you dont even have it as a program on your computer. You should just try to reinstall it from the website and if any traces of the original player exist still it might uninstall them for you.
 

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I have Windows Media Player 10 and Total Video Player. I use Total Video layer to watch some movies. Anyway the default program to open audio/video files with keeps switching to Total Video Player. I want the default player for all media types to be WMP. I went into the options menu in WMP and checked all the boxes on all formats for WMP to be the default player, but every time I restart the computer the default player to open half of the media files reverts back to Total Video Player.

How do I fix this.
 

A:Windows Media Player wont stay remain as the default media player?!?!

try going into the Total Video Player options an unticking all the file formats in it. an if you want to play any thing with it just rite click an pick it as the player. if that dont work. just uninstall it
 

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As someone who sometimes links my Walkman up to the computer, I've found something incredibly annoying. For some reason my computer has taken it upon itself to automatically and covertly download every music track from my Windows Media Player onto my Walkman, creating doubles of everything that I've already got on my player. Does anyone know how to stop this?

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I want to play music on my computer while working on my homework, while using the least power possible, so I set power options to turn the display off after 1 minute, and applied changes. I noticed if my Windows Media Player music is paused, the display will turn off as it should, but if music is playing, it will stay on. How do I keep WMP from keeping the display on? (I understand that the purpose of this is so your screen won't turn off in the middle of a movie, but I'd like to change the settings temporarily).

Also, and this is a somewhat unrelated question and I don't care as much if I get it answered, but does anyone know how to apply the same setting in VLC Media so it won't keep the display on?

I apologize for not putting this in a more specific category, but it appears to fit in more than one so I wasn't sure which to pick. If it should be moved, let me know.

I have Windows 7 64-bit SP1
and Windows Media Player 12.0.7601.17514

A:Stop Windows Media Player 11 from keeping display on?

try going to the player options and under player tab check the one that states "allow screensaver during playback" since in theory the screen turning off is kinda like a screen saver...I never done this before as I never had a need but worth a try...

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Hello everyone.

Is there a setting I can use to stop WMP 9 from playing one MP3 after another..I mean just play one in the list then stop..and let me select the next?

Instead of continuous play.

I am using Windows 2000, and of course windows media player 9

Thanks
 

A:Windows Media Player 9 stop constant play

Put only that one on your play list.
or just remove all the others.
I think a right click on that song will give you a list of options.
 

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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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I have Windows XP, windows media player fulls starts up each time I log on...I would prefer it just to exist as an icon that I can click on when I want it.
 

A:Stop Windows Media player from auto startup

go to start > programs > startup and check if there's a media player icon there or go to run and type msconfig > go to startup tab abd uncheck the entry that has something to do with media player...
 

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As someone who sometimes links my Walkman up to the computer, I've found something incredibly annoying. For some reason my computer has taken it upon itself to automatically and covertly download every music track from my Windows Media Player onto my Walkman, creating doubles of everything that I've already got on my player. Does anyone know how to stop this?

A:Stop Auto Downloading from Windows Media Player

Found this via Google!
Go to Media Go Online Help
Then click:
Adjust the transfer and encoding settings for this transfer


Then item 5:

You can choose how you want to treat the files!

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hello,
my computer has been saying that it has been low on ram for a while, but i would ignore it as i have just finished download call of duty modern warfare 2 (a large game) and have been wanting to play it. Suddenly, my sound ceased to work and windows media player wont play files, instead putting a red x next to them as if they cant find them. When my headphones are plugged in the jack it wont work, but when i take the sound jack out my computers speakers (which are coming from the monitor) make very strange noises. I have a windows vista 32 bit and i would appreciate some help. Thank you.

A:[SOLVED] Sound suddenly stopped working and windows media player wont recognise files

Windows requires considerable memory to run media player.
If it is out of memory it wont even start.

Try to disable some things and see if it will work.

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How do I completely stop windows media player 12 from running in the background ever? I turned off the file sharing through run services, but it still runs in the background from time to time, I have to right click the process and end process tree and the wmp slideshow tree to get it to stop. When this happens it make my computer go from 38 celcius idle to 52! I have to use wmp for one of my online classes or I would just completely disable it.

Windows 7 64bit
rest of the stats are in my specs
 

A:How do I completely stop windows media player 12 from running in the background ever?

I am guessing it is because, it is trying to update additional information about whatever media content you have (probably your pc is permanently connected to internet?)

Try disabling the ?Retrieve additional information from the internet? option. Open Windows Media Player, right click on the navigation arrows at the top, select Tools, Options, go to the Library tab and uncheck the ?Retrieve additional information from the internet? option.
 

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Hi: I was trying to record from a radio station a recording of someone I know who has written a music piece and by mistake I saw urge and downloaded the program. When I realized I did not want this program, I deleted it. There was a message not to do it--that it would block other users from logging onto the computer (Which is a violation of the anti-trust laws) however, I did not listen and deleted the entire program from the program files. Now I cannot get any music from the radio site and it has blocked real player. MSN should be sued again.HELP!!!
 

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I recently upgraded Windows media Player on my desktop to version 10. Now I am unable to open all mpeg files which I synchronise with my Toshiba Windows CE Media Player version 9. Please help
Eddy
 

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Our music files are in Real Jukebox. How can we put them into Windows Media Player? We tried drop and drag, but this doesn't change the type.
 

A:Real Player Files transferred to Windows Media Player

Depending on the file the might not work
unless you talking about converting them

If you can play them on media player

Highlight the File
hold down the shift key
And Right Click

Now use open with
The goto media player
and check the always use box
If you always want to use it to open
this file if it opens this file.

There is another way
In the start menu
Settings
Folder options
file types

more here:
http://www.geocities.com/thegorx/Windows/Help/openwith.htm

TheGorx http://www.geocities.com/thegorx/Windows/index.htm
 

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Hello;

Purchased a new pc (running W2K Pro OS) that came with nero software for an installed burner. Regardless of the file type I want to access, for instance, play an online audio clip (cheap-cds.com) where windows media player would ordinarily handle, "nero media player/media file" default appears insteads and wants to either download it and save in order to play the clip or open a file instead of just playing the clip on the WMP. I was going to upgrade the nero software anyway, so even after uninstalling nero, Nero media player/files continue to function as default instead of WMA. How do I stop Nero from being the default player or use of its file extensions and allow WMP to serve as default player. I've looked for an option on the WMP itself to set the player as default and or its related media files and wan't able to come-up with anything. Looked into folder/file options as well, and while I found a ton of Nero extensions still present, found nothing in the way of a default setting- Hope this makes sense. Any assist would be appreciated- thanks
Webz
 

A:Solved: Removing Nero as Media Player/Media file default...

Go into WMP > Tools > Options > File Types and choose the file types you would like WMP to be the default player.
 

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I cannot seem to find any codec other than 3vix to play these m4a files. That was fine until the demo ran out. Is there a free codec or am I forced to buy a codec (just seems principly wrong). Or maybe some kind of converter?
 

A:Solved: Playing m4a files on media player 11?

sorry wrong forum.
 

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Out of nowhere, there are no files in my WMP library. It comes up with a blank page saying: There are no items in this library yet - the Player is searching for digital media files in the background. Click Here to add files to the library now.
However, when I click it and go to the add files page, I browse for the directory, as I have always had it, and select ok. It should start adding the files, but the add files page just goes away without adding anything. When I go back to the page, the directory info I had just put in is gone. So I just can't add items.

Also, I can't even select burn media, it is grayed out. I have a blank disk, a new dvd/cd burner, but can't get it to come up.

Thanks in advance.

A:Windows Media Player won't add files

Nobody can help me with this?

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Hi all,

Everytime I play an AVI file, I only get audio, along with the standard visualisations in WMP. But I know for a fact these files are movies, for example.

It's really bugging me! Help!

Thanks,

dariuzthepole

A:Windows Media Player .avi files

Download and install the basic version. http://www.free-codecs.com/download/...codec_pack.htm

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Hi,

With windows media player if i download a wmv file to my harddrive and then execute it, then it plays fine no problems. If i clinck on an internet link to a wmv file then the file will not play in windows media player.

I have tried associating that fie type with a different applicatin but it still wont work.

Any help would be appreciated

Cheers

Chris
 

A:Windows media player - wmv files

In wmp, click tools, options, network tab, and check everything under "streaming protocols".
 

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I know it's a simple question, but I was wondering where WMP actually stores the audio files (mp3s) you add to its library? The reason I ask is I would like to point LIMEWIRE to deposit all of my downloaded files directly into WMP so that I don't go through an extra step of importing them using WMP.

Also, does anyone know how to eliminate duplicate mp3s in your library in WMP?
 

A:Where does Windows Media Player put files?

Which version of media player and windows do you have? Media player doesn't actually store your mp3 files anywhere. The mp3 files stay wherever you've saved them too. Media player creates a database of these files which is basically a series of shortcuts to the files which it holds in one file. The location and name of this file depends on the 2 questions I asked.
You can delete duplicate entries in the library by selecting the files you want to get rid of whilst holding down the control key. All files remain selected. Right click, delete from library, you also have the option/box popup of removing the files permanently from your hard drive if you want during this process.
 

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Hi, I am having problems seeing the videos on Windows Media Player 12. When I play the .mov files, it doesn't come up (I just comes up with a Music note icon) - but I can hear the Audio.

When I play the .mov files on a laptop - it just works. Both OS Systems are both Windows 8.1

Other formats like .mts and etc.. works fine!

Any solutions?

A:Can't see .mov files in Windows Media Player 12

Usually one needs Apple's QuickTime to play .mov videos. Or maybe the Desktop needs a codec/add-in to play them?

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Sometimes my Windows Media Player 11 plays .avi movie files without the video. All I hear is the audio, with some of those music designs. How do I fix this?

Windows Vista Ultimate
Windows Media Player 11
 

A:Windows Media Player and .avi files

Run the affected AVI's through GSpot. It will tell you what codecs you need.
 

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I have a folder of 12 albums in my Windows Media Player titled Mr. Conrad. When I navigate from the start menu (Start-Computer-Music-Mr.Conrad), only 4 of the 12 albums are displayed. How come? How to fix?
 

A:Windows Media Player files

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Hi guys, wondered if anyone has seen this problem...

Media player has stopped displaying the all the files I have/had in the media library, the page is completely blank when you click on the library tab on the left of the app.
I have a fair amount of files (4-5Gb), that were on a separate physical disk which I temporarily removed to use somewhere else, but having replaced it, none of them are displayed. Attempting to re-search that drive (or any other) for media files just leaves it hanging on 0% completed.
I can play files via file | open, and select files that way, but it's not much of a workaround.
I've uninstalled all the media player updates and reinstalled without effect.

I'm Running XP Pro with all the latest media player & OS patches, has anyone else seen this problem?

Many thanks
 

A:Solved: Media player not displaying media library

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I was wondering if there was a way to rip media off the web, from sites that run the windows media player firefox plugin to play the clip. I need to rip a clip off there for a school project, this is the linkhttp://archives.cbc.ca/politics/provincial_territorial_politics/clips/776/

To my knowledge this is not illegal, anyway I can't find any way of doing it, I have a firefox plugin that does it for most media, but not for this one, I've tried looking in the source code for the file, making a HTML file with the link and then saving as.... but nothing works, so I don't know, any body have anything?

A:rip media off windows media player firefox plugin (EDUCATION PURPOSES)

actually if you read the term of use for the site, you will find you would be violating copyright laws.


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Ownership.
All materials displayed or otherwise accessible through the Web site, including, without limitation, news articles, text, photographs, images, illustrations, audio clips, video clips, computer software and code (collectively, the Content) are protected under Canadian and foreign copyright or other laws, and are owned by CBC/Radio Canada, its licensors or the

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Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version 1.0.0.2
OS Version: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium, Service Pack 1, 64 bit
Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM) i3 CPU M 330 @ 2.13GHz, Intel64 Family 6 Model 37 Stepping 2
Processor Count: 4
RAM: 3894 Mb
Graphics Card: Intel(R) Graphics Media Accelerator HD, 1723 Mb
Hard Drives: C: Total - 464783 MB, Free - 403645 MB;
Motherboard: TOSHIBA, Portable PC
Antivirus: AVG Anti-Virus Free Edition 2012, Updated and Enabled
have a album that is no longer needed ,all files have been removed from my library ,but I can't remove this album
from the media player which also no longer creates any new albums when ripping new audio
Also get this message :"Microsoft JScript compilaton error line: 1395 Column 25 Expeted ')' if (rating!=""& XXX rating > 0" . Now use VLC instead but like the abillity to get album info in the media player. Any solutions ?
 

A:Solved: media player not accepting new audio files

This "Fix it" from Microsoft can help.

If no luck, try the Fix WMP Utility?
 

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Using XP. Trying to play an .rm file on Media Classic 6.4.91. The .rm file won't play. I've tried going to the view menu and selecting 'options' then 'formats.' If I select 'Real Media' files and then click 'Apply' the tick disappears from the check box.
I presuppose this may be codec problem. If anyone could suggest anything I need to do to fix this, I'd appreciate it very much.

Cheers,
Stephen.
 

A:Solved: Media Player Classic won't play .rm files

Try this http://fileforum.betanews.com/detail/Real_Alternative_Lite/1054136293/2
 

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