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Windows 7: WMP Creates Duplicate Files

20 Dec 2009   #1

Windows 7 64-bit
WMP Creates Duplicate Files

I was looking for a album in WMP that I purchased in iTunes. However, it was not in the library; so I dragged and dropped in into WMP. Now I have the following, the album in its original source location: \Music\Mario\D.N.A\ and also in the \Music\ directory.

I have verified that the new files in the directory \Music\ are not just links even though they point to the other directory. [see image]

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I deleted the files from the \Music\ directory and that removes them from the \Music\Mario\D.N.A.\ directory.

Any ideas?

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21 Dec 2009   #2

Windows 7 64-bit

I'm bumping this hoping someone would know...
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10 Jan 2010   #3

Windows 7 64-bit

I figured this out. When I dragged and dropped that folder into WMP it added it to the Music Libraries of the OS. I removed it from the library and it deleted the duplicate files.

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