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Windows 7: WMP keeps recreating a folder.

22 Jul 2011   #1
petetheo

Windows 7 Home Premium 64
 
 
WMP keeps recreating a folder.

A while back, I created a folder on my desktop containing a My Music, My Documents, and My Videos. Later on, I decided that I didn't want that folder any more so I started using the folders that were in the user profile folder. I changed the library locations in WMP but every time I start the program it recreates the folder on my desktop. How in the world can I fix this?


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22 Jul 2011   #2
kado897

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Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1
 
 

It sounds like the wmp library has some leftovers in it. Try following this tutorial to rebuild the library in wmp.

Windows Media Player - Rebuild Corrupted Libraries

Oh and welcome to Seven Forums petetheo.
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22 Jul 2011   #3
petetheo

Windows 7 Home Premium 64
 
 

That did not fix it, however, I figured it out. Apparently, when I made the folder on my desktop I changed the windows location of the my music, my documents, and my videos folders. When I started WMP and the folder reappeared, I opened it, selected the my music folder, went to properties and clicked on the location tab. From there I just clicked default and it fixed the problem. Thanks for your help.
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22 Jul 2011   #4
kado897

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Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1
 
 

Glad it's sorted petetheo.
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