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: Corrupted cover art images in explorer

29 Jan 2013   #1
Derek10

Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit SP1
 
 
Corrupted cover art images in explorer

Having more issues again

Some of the cover letters are corrupt they show colorful garbage, strangely any media player shows them fine, yet Windows 7 explorer does not, I have flushed thumbnail caches and re adding the cover image again, rebooting the computer, the problem continues does anyone know why?

All covers are embedded using MediaMonkey, most are fine.



Thanks




Attached Thumbnails
-untitled.png  
My System SpecsSystem Spec
.
03 Feb 2013   #2
boohbah

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit 7600
 
 

can you try downloading and embedding the same cover from a different source,ie google images,
also maybe try using mp3tag to embed the coverart, to rule out its not just a mediamonkey embed problem.
also the screenshot you posted shows the libraries , does the corruption still show in explorer when you go to the root folder.
if not maybe try removing the music folder from the library and re adding it again. letting the library rebuild.

and finally if none of the above work try
rebuild the icon cache...

Icon Cache - Rebuild
My System SpecsSystem Spec
04 Feb 2013   #3
Derek10

Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit SP1
 
 

Many thanks, solved by re-embeeding the images again one by one with Mediamonkey, don't know what happened, though...
My System SpecsSystem Spec
.

04 Feb 2013   #4
boohbah

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit 7600
 
 

ok ,glad its sorted.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
05 Feb 2013   #5
Derek10

Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit SP1
 
 

Arrrgh happened again after batch editing, yeah the corruption is in Explorer too besides the library, rebuilt icon cache and any caches, and in Windows 8 this time (dual boot), maybe is there something wrong with MediaMonkey or my computer? Might try another software to embed cover arts!

The strange thing is that any media player shows them fine, only Explorer and Windows Media Player shows corrupted or no cover at all like most files below




Attached Thumbnails
-untitled1.png  
My System SpecsSystem Spec
05 Feb 2013   #6
Slartybart

x64 (6.3.9600) Win8.1 Pro & soon dual boot x64 (6.1.7601) Win7_SP1 HomePrem
 
 

try unblocking the image (properties) and then adding the cover art.

I setup up the music library on my machine and replaced WMplayer with VLC. I figured why do I need WMPlayer that stores music in a library when I have Libraries.

I took me a while and there are definitley some oddities.

I used mp3tag to tack on the cover art. Sometimes I had to remove "previous" covers, other times there was a one bugger in the folder that screwed things up, still other thimes all I did was move the mp3 files to a new folder.

But the biggest gain came from unblocking the art b4 tacking it on. Make sure the mp3 is also not blocked.

Try one and see if it sticks, then try ten.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
06 Feb 2013   #7
qwertymikey

Windows 7 Home Premium x64
 
 

use mp3 diags
My System SpecsSystem Spec
Reply

 Corrupted cover art images in explorer




Thread Tools




Similar help and support threads
Thread Forum
Images seem to be corrupted on Compact Flash disk
My father took some vaca photos on his Nikon D70S. The photos are on a Sandisk compact flash card 2GB. Many of the pics are labeled with a .JQG extension instead of .JPG. An example is: DRC^0026.JQG Here is a message I get when I try to copy the folder to my Desktop.. An unexpected error...
Music, Pictures & Video
Explorer jumplist corrupted.
Hey guys I am having a small problem with my explorer jumplisits. I haven't really used them before but just decided to start using them and I love them. The only problem is when the last explorer window closes all of the pinned folders are gone. I found a thread on here and it had a link to a...
General Discussion
Win7 Orb changer corrupted my explorer
Hi everyone, This is my first thread on the website so if it has a bad title or its in wrong location then i'm sorry :p Ok so, I was bored with the default orb and decided to change it. I downloaded this app called "Windows 7 Start Orb Changer" (screenshot included) And i was stupid enough...
Customization
Some ID's of images W Explorer & FFox
This is basic but there's some aero too
Themes and Styles
Find cover art shown in windows explorer
Windows is showing me a thumbnail of one of my MP3s that I have to assume is the album cover art it thinks that song is from. The problem is that I can't find that album anywhere that has that art. I'd like to find more about that artist, but I have nothing to go on but a thumbnail. Any clues how I...
Sound & Audio
Images in Windows Explorer look solarised
Hello, Bit of background info: I have just purchased a new Acer and 23" Samsung monitor last week. This morning Windows did an update and I noticed when I opened PhotoShop, the message 'Samsung - Natural Color Pro 1.0 ICM" appears defective'. I have googled a few fixes and tried various new...
Graphic Cards


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 09:29.

Twitter Facebook Google+



Windows 7 Forums

Seven Forums Android App Seven Forums IOS App