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Windows 7: How do you make Media player list songs?

24 Jan 2010   #1

Windows 7 Home Premium 32bit
How do you make Media player list songs?

i think by default in media player my music is stored by album and its not lised... how can i change the setting to get it listed like itunes?

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24 Jan 2010   #2

Windows Seven Ultimate

You can't get it like iTunes but you can get it close-
On the top left of the window, click organise.
Sort by.

That's all i can find.

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24 Jan 2010   #3

Windows Seven Ultimate

And also you in the sort-by menu you can select 'File name'.
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24 Jan 2010   #4

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24 Jan 2010   #5

Windows Seven Ultimate

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by theog View Post
He's talking about WMP
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24 Jan 2010   #6
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Windows 7 Ultimate 32bit SP1

Click on Library > right click 'Music' (open) > right click 'all music' (open). The list will be in alphabetical order by Artist.
That's not by song tho'
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24 Jan 2010   #7

Windows Seven Ultimate

Oh, when he said it was automatically sorted into albums standard, i thought it must have been the same as mine, and already had the 'all music' option selected
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25 Jan 2010   #8

Windows 7
WMP 12 is another animal!

Thought I'd clarify some of the commands and menus for WMP12 Libraries cause they are structured differently from previous versions, and I need somewhere to find the information next time I forget.....
  • Organize--Manage Libraries--- is used to record the folders WMP will keep track of in the Libraries
  • Tools--Options--Rip Music--Rip Music to this location (select a folder)----- well it does what it says
  • Tools--Advanced--Restore Media Library---- rewrites the library using information from folders in Organize--Manage Libraries-- folders (use this if you change the folders being monitored or move files around, and if you discover items in the library that cannot be found)
  • Tools--Advanced--Restore Deleted Items---- restores items removed from the library but not deleted from the folders
Hope you can use this information to coordinate what you want to accomplish.
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