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Windows 7: Windows Explorer Music libary not showing album artwork...

14 Jul 2013   #1

Windows 7 64 bit
Windows Explorer Music libary not showing album artwork...

When opening Windows Explorer and then opening Music, I'm not seeing album artwork as I do when I open Windows Media player. Album artwork works fine in WMP 12 but not in the Explorer music library. All I see are the generic music notes. This has to be an easy fix, correct?

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14 Jul 2013   #2

Windows 7 64 bit

OK, I solved it. Here's what I used. On a lark I tried cleaning WMP cache data using %LOCALAPPDATA%\Microsoft\Media Player. Emptied the folder and it worked.
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05 Nov 2015   #3

Windows 7 Ultimate 64 bit
Thumbnails missing in explorer

I know it's an old thread but ...

Was this a fix for m4a music files? Ok it's Windows 10 my machine and not 7 but I have loads of m4a iTunes files that refuse to display the thumbnail/album art in explorer. Yet in Windows media player all art is present and correct. It's driving me nuts!!!
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