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Windows 7: Windows Media Player 12: 500 Internal Server Error

22 Sep 2014   #1

Windows 7 Ultimate 64 bit
Windows Media Player 12: 500 Internal Server Error

Has anyone run in to this. When I right click an album and try and use the "Find Album Info" I get the 500 Internal Error - There is a Problem with the resource you are looking for and it cannot be displayed. However, if I use the "Update Album Info" it will work for a little while but only sometimes kicks the error. It was working fine 3 days ago then all of a sudden quit.

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22 Sep 2014   #2

Windows 8 64
Media Player Meltdown

I'm glad I am not the only one. I regularly use Media Player for managing my workspace home audio; I have some add-ins to manage FLAC files, but (with a few finicky set-up rules) it mostly works seamlessly.

I had a number of album updates to compile over the weekend, and the program cannot look anything up now (partly because in my case, I have to use the type-in album lookup interface). While I had worried/presumed it was something on my end (I use Windows 8, but did recently add the "classic shell"), an "Internal Server Error 500" typically means it is not my end.

Like you, I could sometimes get to the lookup page, but then it would default to the "Internal Server Error" response when I tried to select a library-album. I've started to consider other options, such as AudioMonkey. I rip using dBpoweramp. I do like WMP as it is part of the operating system and like things to be as smooth as possible.

I had to post as yours is the first post I've seen, anywhere, and this problem has been going on at least since September 9th, 2014.
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22 Sep 2014   #3

Win 7 pro 64

I have this same issue. For what it's worth.
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22 Sep 2014   #4

Windows 64

Same here. I thought it was my computer. I have Media Monkey installed, but I really hate to try and edit 25K songs all over again.
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23 Sep 2014   #5

Windows 8.1 64 bit

I'm having the same issue. Driving me nutz....
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23 Sep 2014   #6

Windows 64

It will let me search on just one song. That's more than what it had been doing, but still aggravating! I guess I could add info song by song
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23 Sep 2014   #7

windows 7 x64

Same problem here ! Its been a few days now and i cant get any album info.... what the hell !
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23 Sep 2014   #8

Same Issue Using WMP 11 On XP

Anyone hear anything yet? I don't want to convert my meta data to a new platform
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24 Sep 2014   #9

windows 7 64 bit

Is there a fix for this? I have thousands of files and don't want to re tag using a different application. very frustrating!!!! Like said above it worked fine just the other day and now i get the 500: internal server error when attempting to find album info. Any Help?
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24 Sep 2014   #10

Windows 8.1 64bit

Someone either find a fix or just fix it please.
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