Windows 7 Forums

Welcome to Windows 7 Forums. Our forum is dedicated to helping you find support and solutions for any problems regarding your Windows 7 PC be it Dell, HP, Acer, Asus or a custom build. We also provide an extensive Windows 7 tutorial section that covers a wide range of tips and tricks.


Windows 7: Windows 7 Media Player Help

29 Jan 2011   #1
aintnorock

windows 7 home premium 64 bit
 
 
Windows 7 Media Player Help

I have the Media Player that came with a Windows 7 upgrade from XP to 7 Home Premium.

My music library is in such a mess, I don't know what to do. I have albums trapped within albums, artists within albums, in different locations all over the place, duplicates here and there, and I don't know of an easy way to get it all sorted out.

Is there any way to completely empty the library and then find music on my computer, even if it is funky locations, and then put those files in the right place? I know it can find stuff and put it in the library, but I want to make sure it's in the right location on the disk in My Music. I feel comfortable moving files around, but in Windows Explorer, sometimes it is really difficult to find the true path of some of the files.

Any suggestions, short of dumping all 5000 songs and ripping them all over again from my 500 cds, will be greatly appreciated.

I hope I've explained it well enough. If not, feel free to ask. I will monitor for the next few hours, but then I'm going to be gone for 3 days, so I'm not ignoring you.

Thanks.

carl


My System SpecsSystem Spec
.
29 Jan 2011   #2
boohbah

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit 7600
 
 

the best way to find a file whilst in wmp is to right click the song and open file location, in the libraries you can add or remove folders but dont delete them from in windows library it will delete from the root folder.
the library will collate shortcuts to your folders and the wmp will load from the library.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
29 Jan 2011   #3
aintnorock

windows 7 home premium 64 bit
 
 

Thanks, that helped. I think part of the problem is that I was looking for a path of "My Music", and on the drive, it merely says "Music". Very confusing.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
.

Reply

 Windows 7 Media Player Help




Thread Tools




Similar help and support threads
Thread Forum
set windows media player to 64bit player helppp
i cant seem to get it to default to 64bit version of windows media player... its annoying. i have ffdshow 64bit codecs. and everything i need in 64. theres gotta be a way
Music, Pictures & Video
Windows Media Center & Media Player icons are missing
When I click Start, All Programs, there are no icons/listings for Windows Media Center or Windows Media Player. How do I get them back? How do I re-install Windows Media Center and Windows Media Player? I am running Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
Media Center
Open Windows Media Player Inside Windows Media Player
Hi, I wanted to ask if it is possible to set Windows media player to open as the default player inside media center. The reason that I ask this is that I find media center sound is very low quality. I am using it inside windows 7 ultimate X64. I also use Media Browser and have set it to use...
Media Center
Cannot Seem To Make Windows Media Player The Default Player For WAV
I have iRiver software on my computer for my mp3 player - I want it to recognise and play mp3's , and I want Windows Media Player to recognise and play WAV files. I have set default programs as such , but the iRiver software still highjacks any audio file - is there some other way to stop this...
Music, Pictures & Video
Windows Media Player - Media Usage Rights Acquisition - Once or Always
I subscribed to an instructional poker website that has videos. If I download them, Windows Media Player brings up Media Usage Rights Acquisition which asks me for my username and password for the website. I type those in, and it says License Issued and allows me to play the video. I'm worried...
Music, Pictures & Video
Windows Media Player vs Zune Software vs Media Center?
I have 3 media options on my computer right now. I have the all purpose Media Player, the Television connecting Media Center, and the Zune compatible Zune Software. Could someone please provide the pros and cons to each maybe, and help me decide which should be my preferred choice? Thanks. What...
Music, Pictures & Video


Our Sites

Site Links

About Us

Find Us

Windows 7 Forums is an independent web site and has not been authorized, sponsored, or otherwise approved by Microsoft Corporation. "Windows 7" and related materials are trademarks of Microsoft Corp.

Designer Media Ltd

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 03:20.

Twitter Facebook Google+



Windows 7 Forums

Seven Forums Android App Seven Forums IOS App