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June 12, 2009 Paul Thanks a bunch mate, was having major issues, fixed now, once again, Thanks!!! However, when I run Windows Media Player, it will not automatically add my music into the Library, it will only add it if I play it. Tim De Baets Marked as answer by Cloud_TSModerator Monday, October 28, 2013 3:43 PM Tuesday, October 22, 2013 8:15 PM Reply | Quote All replies 1 Sign in to vote 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.

slide 3 of 4 Fixing the Windows Media Player Library Database This is a reasonably quick fix. This folder will open up in Windows Explorer. - In this folder, delete the Media Player folder. Thanks so much April 26, 2010 Wendy I'm so glad I found this, I was losing my mind. I don't know if you want to update your instructions, but it wasn't necessary for me to delete all the contents of that folder.

Refresh Windows Media Player Library Windows 10

I also tried using iTunes for windows but found it was having too many problems. I deleted the old file after the new one was built and so far it works fine…Thank you once again :) April 10, 2011 kunyanda Thank you guys you information was However that's not really an option for adding ~40,000 audio files (plus I dread to think how many pictures and videos ...), and would presumably also mean I'd have to do

This used to work perfectly, even with that size media collection, under 32-bit 'XP for goodness' sakes ... Do this by selecting the arrow below Library > then add to library. Edited by TEHM Saturday, June 28, 2014 7:42 PM Saturday, June 28, 2014 7:37 PM Reply | Quote 0 Sign in to vote TEHM: have you tried my exact instructions for Windows Media Player Library Not Adding Files June 28, 2009 Rick AWESOME!!

April 18, 2008 Pete top man, cheers thanks a lot.follow it step by step and it should work for you…im running vista and WMPlayer 11 April 20, 2008 Derrik Asagron, that Force Windows Media Player To Update Library Reply haley November 22, 2014 at 1:32 pm # Thank you so much for this! Go to Start and in the search type "Turn Windows features On or Off". 2. Then, follow these steps: - Reboot the PC. - Go to Start, type services.msc in the Search field, and press Enter.

This was exactly the solution I needed, especially after I did a refresh of the player and wiped all my music off of it. %userprofile%\local Settings\application Data\microsoft\media Player\ October 30, 2011 Le Duy Thank you so much. April 2, 2010 Renee Thanks a bunch. Individually listed the folder to monitor for media files.

Force Windows Media Player To Update Library

now i can't even open up windows media player anymore. heavens…. Refresh Windows Media Player Library Windows 10 The first album was found correctly and is found in the library. Windows 10 Media Player Library Not Updating May 13, 2008 Asagron No you dont loose files when doing this, you only loose the database and your settings I believe(not sure if settings are reset).

worked like a charm June 28, 2008 Graham Thanks for your helpful advice on getting media player to accept new files to the library. This solved all my problems streaming to my 360. Reply ELLIOTT MILLER April 23, 2013 at 2:33 pm # WORKED LIKE A CHARM. THANK YOU ! Update Windows Media Player Library Automatically

I was thinking about going back to Media player 11! For more info c this link... Thanks Edited by don'zz Monday, October 21, 2013 6:25 AM Monday, October 21, 2013 6:22 AM Reply | Quote 1 Sign in to vote Ok XD August 30, 2011 Jared Thanks so much Asagron that worked perfectly September 15, 2011 Khrys THANK YOU!!! I restored the defaults in the music library.

Didn't understand the explorer window bit (%USERPROFILE%\Local Settings\Application Data\Microsoft\Media Player\) - i just found the folder in explorer and did what you said. Can't Add Music To Windows Media Player THANK YOU VERY MUCH for posting this. Thanks.

Thanks a million.

Thank you so much. :) August 28, 2010 Khusbu what if u don't have admin rights?? Thank You ! Is this a related problem, or something different? Windows Media Player Missing Songs Don't Miss a Single Tip!

Get downloadable ebooks for free! 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 If u have already copied your playlist then copy that playlist to My Music Folder. thank you!

You rock! Followed your lead and ALL BETTER without me having to locate the files or anything. Thanks June 1, 2009 Curtis So, so helpful. Good grief, this is just awful.

And yeah, I can't tell you how many times my favoriate apps have been ruined after the DEV's decided they needed an upgrade…. December 31, 2008 Bernardo Great guide! G July 3, 2008 Agent_Nothing Thanx a ton…this is exactly what I needed to do! If you don't like the stock appearance of Google Home, here are two quick and easy ways to make it truly yours.

Thanks! December 5, 2009 jasper i cant add labels, my library is one big list. Once I did, it worked just fine. If I play something, it gets added to the library (sometimes - it's not even consistent about that!).

I think the problem might have been that I set up I-Tunes before setting up WMP. This is a problem as it takes three days to rebuild as I have a large music libary. The 'Library' one fixed mine, the 'Settings' one will delete all the Media Player settings so try it last. I've tried ending processes, but no go.

This was EXACTLY what I needed! Keep up the good work and thanks! Thanks again, very helpful. Meanwhile, any suggestions for anything else I can try would gratefully be received ...

help me May 15, 2009 nadine thank you sooooooo much have been struggling to fix this problem but finally i did it, and thx to u :) May 16, 2009 chris Then, follow these steps: - Reboot the PC. - Go to Start, type services.msc in the Search field, and press Enter.


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