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Windows 7: WMP12 shows 0 bytes file size

07 Nov 2009   #1
r5r4y

Windows 7
 
 
WMP12 shows 0 bytes file size

Hello,
I've got a problem with WMP12, all the files I'm playing with the player are in my Music library.

http://i33.tinypic.com/dzgefa.jpg

How can I solve this? The songs plays fine, but why is it showing 0 bytes?


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07 Nov 2009   #2
r5r4y

Windows 7
 
 

Solved!
Click Organize>Layout>Show Menu Bar
Than in the menu bar click Tools>Advanced>Restore media library, Click Yes and close WMP, Than it will read again all the contest in the Music library.

This solved my problem, hope it's helps someone.
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07 Nov 2009   #3
Jacee
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ultimate 32bit SP1
 
 

Good job!
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30 Nov 2009   #4
Seventh Son

Windows 7
 
 

Solved my problem with youe post. Thanks
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04 Jan 2010   #5
CreepinJesus

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Sorry to bring up an old thread, but I'm having this problem too. I noticed when performing the action suggested, WMP says it will "empty the library". I'm assuming this will wipe all my play counts - is this right?
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05 Jan 2010   #6
Seventh Son

Windows 7
 
 

I followed the steps stated above and fixed my problem. Maybe you should try it too.
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05 Jan 2010   #7
r5r4y

Windows 7
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by CreepinJesus View Post
Sorry to bring up an old thread, but I'm having this problem too. I noticed when performing the action suggested, WMP says it will "empty the library". I'm assuming this will wipe all my play counts - is this right?
It will not delete the music files from your computer, It will only empty the library inside WMP and when you re-open it, it will fill the data again once more [Rating, album art, year, etc].

I've noticed this problem occurs when WMP 12 is restarted by force [like when you restart the computer, it will end the WMP process] Or did not close correctly.
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05 Jan 2010   #8
CreepinJesus

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by r5r4y View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by CreepinJesus View Post
Sorry to bring up an old thread, but I'm having this problem too. I noticed when performing the action suggested, WMP says it will "empty the library". I'm assuming this will wipe all my play counts - is this right?
It will not delete the music files from your computer, It will only empty the library inside WMP and when you re-open it, it will fill the data again once more [Rating, album art, year, etc].

I've noticed this problem occurs when WMP 12 is restarted by force [like when you restart the computer, it will end the WMP process] Or did not close correctly.
It does lost the play counts, though, as they are stored in the library file and not the music file. If you remove a song from the library and add it again, the play count resets to 0.
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31 Jan 2010   #9
hkessels

 
 

Hi,

i seem to have this problem since yesterday.
I do not recall any W7 problems (restart etc)
i currently have files with 0 bytes and dupplicate names which i can not delete using wmp. The music folder only shows one file name. I already tried restoring the library but alas.

??
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31 Jan 2010   #10
CreepinJesus

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by hkessels View Post
Hi,

i seem to have this problem since yesterday.
I do not recall any W7 problems (restart etc)
i currently have files with 0 bytes and dupplicate names which i can not delete using wmp. The music folder only shows one file name. I already tried restoring the library but alas.

??
If you're not bothered about losing all your play counts, there is a solution. Deleting your library file will force WMP to rebuild it.

[First off, backup! Copy the library file somewhere safe.]

The file should be in C:\Users\[username]\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Media Player. Delete (after backup ^^) the file called "CurrentDatabase_372.wmdb" (it will probably be the largest file).

Restart WMP and it should recreate this file and build your library up from scratch.
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