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Windows 7: Way to get the other computer's media library to show up again?

03 Nov 2011   #1
tropicat

Windows 7 Professional 32 bit
 
 
Way to get the other computer's media library to show up again?

I hope someone can help me with what may seem like a stupid problem. Accidentally removed a computer from WMP's "Other libraries" and I see no way of getting it back. Is there a way to get the other computer's media library to show up again, short of resetting WMP to default?

Before posting this, I tried the following:

- turned media streaming off and then on again.
- Restarted the computer
- restored media library, but this only rebuilt the media database of the local computer.

I could still see the other computer's library in Network, but there is no option to add it back. I've run out of ideas. Please help.

Desperately yours...


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03 Nov 2011   #2
tropicat

Windows 7 Professional 32 bit
 
 

Sorry for losing my marbles early on, but I was able to get the other comp's library to show by re-enabling it under Library > Customize Navigation Pane > Other Libraries and putting a check to the other computer's library. Whew.

Doesn't it make one wish things could be done simpler?
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