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Windows 7: "my videos" folder gone from WMC

14 Sep 2010   #1

windows 7 professional 64 bits
"my videos" folder gone from WMC

Strange, I cannot see "my videos" folder in WMC. However, it appears no problem in WMP...

Has any1 seen this problem b4?


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14 Sep 2010   #2

windows 7 professional 64 bits

sorry, just to clarify...

what i meant is that when you go to "my videos" menu in WMC, the videos located at "my videos" folder are not shown...

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14 Sep 2010   #3

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit

Provided all the Media is in the "My Videos" Folder, and WMP12 sees them in the library ..

WMC should as well. In the section
Pictures/Videos ---> Video Library

This one is the same as the WMP one.

Theres another for movies however:

In the secion "Movie Library"
Just right click anywhere in empty space and chhose 'manage library"
Then manulally add the folders you want that library to have in it.
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15 Sep 2010   #4

windows 7 professional 64 bits

thanks Wishmaster,

Yep, that is the problem! WMC should see the same videos located at "My videos" library that WMP sess...

In WMC's Pictures/Videos ---> Video Library there is nothing at all. WMC suggests going to Settings.---> Media libraries to add folders manually. However, I can see that "My videos" folder is already added by defau;t

Strange, is not it?
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18 Sep 2010   #5

windows 7 professional 64 bits

The weird thing is that in

Tasks--->Settings.---> Media libraries
If I attempt to add folders manuallyI can see that "My videos" folder is already added by default as I said before. However, when WMC lists in that menu the added libraries, the video library is not in the list, but yes the music and picture ones..

I reall dont know what to do...
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26 Sep 2010   #6

Windows 7

After confirming library folders,

Tools Advanced Rebuild Media Library
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