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A problem that I had gets solved strickly step by step with no other problems popping up to detour me in any of the steps. Every time I opened WMP 12, it kept showing me only the default files, WHICH I HAD DELETED! September 24, 2010 Ali.h Guys, please keep up the good work for this forum has most of the time solved my problems. NB: In the WMP map, only the FILES need to be removed, you can leave the folders. his comment is here

Thank you! lv u July 30, 2010 Timboi 12 `thanks soooo much. I've been trying to fix this problem for a couple months now. All I had to do was go Delete the files in the specified location and all was well.

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April 20, 2009 Matthew OMG! You are my new hero, Thank you! hated media player for like 30 minutes August 7, 2010 The Sacred Phoenix This worked for me too, thank you muchly. The web site loading pace is incredible.

Windows 7 doesn't automatically add played items that live on networked PCs, USB flash drives, or memory cards. Click Organize at the top left of the screen. 3. If I closed and reopened WMP the files were gone and the folder displayed only some old corrupted files I removed ages ago. Force Windows Media Player To Update Library Use other things.Bob Flag Permalink Reply This was helpful (0) Collapse - I almost bought it...

WTF?!?! Windows Media Player Library Not Adding Files November 6, 2008 Glenn Didn't work for me just ended up with empty library but none of the files found during scanning were added. Turns out of my AVI files was either corrupt or improperly encoded and Media Player kept trying to read it over and over again. My playlists were refusing to open 2.

I have used WMP for nearly 10 years, and with the exception of adding codecs for further use never had an issue. Windows Media Player Not Adding Videos To Library But then, next time I start WMP, they are all back to unknown. January 13, 2011 SilentSeven You rock. Thanks July 27, 2007 Kenny THANK YOU!!!

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Cheers geek fella! Please try again now or at a later time. Windows Media Player Library Not Updating The 2nd album is not seen in the library. Windows Media Player Missing Songs Also works when you can't remove files from the library!

October 6, 2007 Emma ob Thnaks a mill!!! this content I am one happy Mofo now! Done it for years soooo…. Step 4 – Refresh Your Library Now all you have to do is open up WMP 12 and watch your library rebuild itself. Can't Add Music To Windows Media Player

  1. Helped me with WMP12 on Windows 7 too.
  2. Proffitt Forum moderator / June 24, 2012 1:56 AM PDT In reply to: Deleting the library folder not a fix.
  3. Works a treat now… THANKS !
  4. Click the Add button, select the folder with your files, click the Include Folder button, and click OK.
  5. You'd have thunk that Microsoft would have fixed this problem with Windows 7 and WMP 12, but alas no.
  6. So every time I want to add new music, I have to dump the old library database files and rebuild.
  7. October 24, 2009 Paul Wow it works, thanks!
  8. do you nkow something to do agains this?

Media Player is like new again. I have deleted and reset the library several times and consistently some folders are not added Nothing different about them from the others that I can see. February 28, 2010 Bobo Good sdvice…but i have another problem..i'm on an older version of window's media player (version 9) and when i go to search for a song i know http://powerglobaldesigns.com/media-player/windows-media-player-manage-music-library-not-working.html Media Center Manage Windows Backup Disk Space - Create ShortcutManage Windows Backup Disk Space - Create Shortcut This will show you how to create a Manage Windows Backup Disk Space shortcut

November 28, 2008 Mozzer Thank you for the help. %userprofile%\local Settings\application Data\microsoft\media Player\ May 21, 2011 Toph Cheers Man, Got rid of my headache! The problem crippled my time I had to relax until you fixed it.

I have auto refresh on.The album did come in at first but was missing 3 songs.

Though I came across my first blip since then and decided to check it out on forum posts. Thank you so much. :) August 28, 2010 Khusbu what if u don't have admin rights?? If only MS was as helpful. Reset Windows Media Player Library Windows 7 I was using iTunes, but since I got my Android phone, I got rid of my iPod and uninstalled iTunes.

Is this a related problem, or something different? WMP11 was so much easier. Reply Gary October 10, 2011 at 4:11 pm # Thanks Steve. http://powerglobaldesigns.com/media-player/windows-media-player-media-sharing-xbox-360-not-working.html September 26, 2011 Danny Thanks a lot!

Now Windows Media Player won't let me organize libraries or create new playlists. June 12, 2009 Paul Thanks a bunch mate, was having major issues, fixed now, once again, Thanks!!! That feature has never worked from the start. Press win+r, type %LOCALAPPDATA%\Microsoft, and then press enter.2.

Reply ELLIOTT MILLER April 23, 2013 at 2:33 pm # WORKED LIKE A CHARM. This solved the problem beautifully, as everything else I had tried didn't work. I went through the settings once, changed a few things, and thought I was good to go. Ive been trying to figure this out for awhile, thanks again!

I thought I was going mad that I couldn't add files to WMP. when i got rid of the files in the folder media player refused to rebuild them but i just deleted the folder entirely and now everything is running great Thank you Facebook Twitter Google+ YouTube LinkedIn Tumblr Pinterest Newsletters RSS Top NavWindows 10 Forum Featured Articles How To Guides Tech News Reviews Quick Tips Membership Login groovyPost The premier source for tech Thanks a ton!

Yes you can delete the folder where your library is stored, let your media player library empty, then add the folder back which will then re-load the library with the new Reply DJ Roksor November 15, 2011 at 10:55 pm # This metod didn't work for me.. May 3, 2010 gelopez thank you, this fixed my problem May 17, 2010 Dria God Bless you! Reply Allan December 31, 2010 at 4:56 pm # Thank you!

Then I stumbled onto your post. BEST OF HOW-TO GEEK Should You Get an "Ultra HD" 4K TV? It turns out for me I had some sort of attributes set on my files, and if WMP sees the attributes set, it skips the folders. If you believe this post is offensive or violates the CNET Forums' Usage policies, you can report it below (this will not automatically remove the post).

October 3, 2010 deiseach Another happy comment here, many thanks October 14, 2010 tamu trims..its worked October 14, 2010 jemmyd thank you this works finally my husband can enjoy his music music windows-media-player libraries organization tags share|improve this question edited Aug 6 '10 at 0:44 asked Aug 5 '10 at 23:25 Thomas Owens 2,02363244 add a comment| 4 Answers 4 active oldest September 30, 2010 Rob Thanks for this, was pulling my hair out trying to figure out how to get it to work!