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Windows 7: windows media player 12 updates the libraries every time I open it

18 Feb 2012   #1

Seven Home Premium, 64bit
windows media player 12 updates the libraries every time I open it

My windows media player 12 updates the libraries every time I open it, its anoying. As I remember with previous versions my libraries would update the first time player would open, then I could add particular folders I needed and it would add them, and then it would add only the stuff that was missing. Basically with older versions when i opened the player all my files were already there, with wmp 12 every time i open it my libraries are EMPTY and i have to wait for it to upload all of my music, videos, pics etc which takes a couple of minutes. I tried messing with the options but no luck. Why does it renew libraries every time i open it and how can i fix this?

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19 Feb 2012   #2

Mac OS X 10.9

I don't know of a way to fix that. Which I never did like windows media play 12. Why don't you use iTunes?
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19 Feb 2012   #3


You can set WMP not to do that under preferences/options.
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11 Aug 2012   #4

Windows 7

Can find option to stop rebuilding every time wmp is opened. Version 12
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12 Oct 2012   #5

Ubuntu 10.10 64bit, Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit

Same issue here, found no solution yet.
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