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Windows 7: Windows media player won't let me drag tracks into a playlist

06 Sep 2011   #1

64 bit windows 7
Windows media player won't let me drag tracks into a playlist

Hi all

so when i double click on an mp3 etc, the track begins to play with media player, but then when i try to drag another track into the playlist, it fails to appear.

a little symbol pops up when the track is hovering above the playlist, saying something like "add to playlist" but when i let go of the mouse, the track does not appear. if i double click it, it just starts playing as a new playlist.

i've tried downloading vlc as an alternative, but when right clicking on audio files, there's no option to "open with" etc, and i can't drag tracks into vlc either...

anyone have any suggestions?

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07 Sep 2011   #2

Windows 7 Home Premium x64 SP1

Hello noisemaker

First thought would be to turn it of in programs and features reboot then turn it back on again reboot - Windows Features - Turn On or Off This quite often fixes little issues like this.

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 Windows media player won't let me drag tracks into a playlist

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