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Windows 7: Video Folder plays files that are not in the folder.

08 Jan 2011   #1

Windows 7
Video Folder plays files that are not in the folder.

This may sound very strange. I have over 1500 videos in a folder. I click play in the folder to play the videos. However, media files that are not in the folder also are loaded into the play list. I double checked the video folder to see if the unwanted media files are in the folder. They are not in the folder. They are on the same harddrive, but they are in different folders. I'm not sure how to solve this problem. If anyone knows that would be nice.


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08 Jan 2011   #2

Windows 10 Pro (x64)

Uhh...we are going to need more informaton...You didn't mention what you are using to play these videos. Didn't mention where they are located and where the other set is located...
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08 Jan 2011   #3

Windows 7

I am using windows media player. Both folders are in an external harddrive. Neither folder is inside the other.
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08 Jan 2011   #4

Windows 7 Ultimate x86

You probably have a Auto-Playlist which contains clips from both folders...
I would simply create 2 playlist with only content of the respective folder.
Link the playlist to your favorite player and double click it instead of right click and play

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09 Jan 2011   #5

Windows 7

I don't have any auto playlist.

Making two playlist may be the way to go. Thanks
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 Video Folder plays files that are not in the folder.

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