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Windows 7: Associating pictures in my library

13 Nov 2009   #1

Win 7
Associating pictures in my library

So, I have quite a few videos in windows media center. Quite a few things have been backed up on my computer as well.

When I go into WMC my movies are listed in a rectangle box. A video cover or personal picture would look awesome here! However, inside the box is the name of the movie(plain text). When I click the text the movie loads.

How do I change this to a picture?

Is there a general users guide to WMC that I have been unable to track down?

I want to associate pictures with my videos in my library.

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13 Nov 2009   #2


In the USA, the images seen are called thumbnails and are made available from third parties who are sent data that has been encoded in the files. They are copyrighted album and movie covers. I am not sure how this would be handled in your zone.
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13 Nov 2009   #3

Win 7
What? PLEASE help


Am I asking the question incorrectly?

Perhaps if I speak in JibiRsh?

I do not want to see the picture or text windows media player is choosing to display. I want to associate it with the thumbnail/picture of my choice.

By the way I know very much of the USA. It be gud kountrie.

"From third parties who are sent data"? What? If you are in the USA you kneed to bak to skewl.

Why did you even bother wasting my time to clutter up my inbox(Instant responses).

Again, in English:

I purchased a new computer from a company. This computer is mine. The network is in a home which I rent. All the computers attached to the network are computers I purchased. I have movies on the computer which are also mine; these movies are not stolen - they are mine. The vast majority are ones I made myself.

When I enter the media lib it displays my movies in the lib by title only
(I want a pik-ture to show up instead).

I have thousands of thumbnails which I designed myself using programs I paid for with my own money. When I go into WMC > Movies .... Rather than seeing the text I believe it would be more pleasing if I saw thumbnails(jpgs or whatever).

If this can not be done tell me. If it can please help.
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13 Nov 2009   #4

Good luck

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