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Windows 7: Windows Media Player don't recognize some of my drives (Windows 8.1)

08 Feb 2014   #1
XistenZ

Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit
 
 
Windows Media Player don't recognize some of my drives (Windows 8.1)

I want to browse my music etc via Media Player, this works fine for one drive, but not two others that I have. I can see them perfectly fine in explorer, and I can "open with" on files and start them with Media Player with no problem. They just don't show up from within Media Player.

All drives are NTFS nothing in disk management tells them apart, so weird that only one of them is recognized.
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08 Feb 2014   #2
fireberd

Windows 7/10 64 bit
 
 

There is a separate Windows 8 forum.
Windows 8 Forums
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08 Feb 2014   #3
XistenZ

Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by fireberd View Post
There is a separate Windows 8 forum.
Windows 8 Forums
OMG I'm so sorry! Of course there is, I just put it here automatically... Admins, feel free to delete this thread. Again, I'm sorry for taking up space ._.
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