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Windows 7: Music library partition links?

18 Nov 2012   #1
cryptoncore

Windows 7 Ultimate x64, Windows 8.1 Pro x64 (on laptop)
 
 
Music library partition links?

hey guys, i have recently been given a laptop, i removed vista and did a clean install of windows 7 ultimate. since then i have made a 30gb partition on the hard drive and have installed windows 8 as a dual boot. i would like to be able to use my music library from the music app within windows 8, is there any way to link the music to the partition so windows 8 can read it from windows 7? (i wasnt sure if this should be eight forums or seven, I have an account here so i decided here.)

thanksw in advance


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18 Nov 2012   #2
AC

Windows 7 Home Premium 64-Bit
 
 

If you use Windows Media Player in Windows 7, you can tell it to look for music in a certain location.
Organize-Manage Libraries-Music-Add, and then select the location where your music is.
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19 Nov 2012   #3
gregrocker

 

From Win8 browse to your Music user folder on the Win7 partition via Start>Computer, rightclick on My Music to add to the Music Library - Include a Folder - Windows 7 Forums.

Now your Music files will be visible when you click on Music in Win8.

If this doesn't help explain more fully how you'd like to access these files.
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22 Nov 2012   #4
cryptoncore

Windows 7 Ultimate x64, Windows 8.1 Pro x64 (on laptop)
 
 
great!

late reply but thank you very much this is exactly what i was looking for
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