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Windows 7: WMP 12 won't delete movies!!

09 Sep 2009   #21

Vista Ult64, Win7600

Try deleting them when you take Ownership of the file. and see if this helps.

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09 Sep 2009   #22

Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit

Tried it, didn't work. Even after a reboot the movie links or icons still stay in the wmp library. When I point wmp to my movies folder where I want it to get all my movies from they add to the library fine but a close and re-open of wmp and there gone.
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09 Sep 2009   #23

Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit

well, I fixed it, followed the steps on this site Fixing When Windows Media Player Library Won’t Let You Add Files :: the How-To Geek
Seems like I had a corrupted database, deleted all the files in a certain wmp folder, restarted windows, then wmp rebuilt the library and the movies that I were trying to delete were gone. Fixed everything.
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10 Sep 2009   #24

Vista Ult64, Win7600

Thats good news.
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