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Windows 7: Recorded Programs - Metadata Problem

04 Aug 2009   #1

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Recorded Programs - Metadata Problem

Like many users, I archive my favorite shows/movies by removing the commercials and then renaming the title to "Archived TV" so that the content shows up in a specific folder. I have been doing it this way for years without issue. However with Windows 7, the behavior seems eratic and random. Example: I edited two recorded programs yesterday then renamed both the titles to "Archived TV" and now one shows up in the correct "Archived TV" folder, while the other shows another "Archived TV" folder all by itself?

It's driving me crazy as everything is now scattered into two different folders...

Your help is greatly apprecaited!

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07 Aug 2009   #2

Windows 7 Ultimate x64

Can you post a screenshot of WMC and your Video folders?
Have you checked event viewer for any error messages?
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