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Windows 7: Media Center- Setup Movie Library

30 Nov 2009   #80

Windows 7 Ultimate x64

Hello chazmicks & welcome to Seven Forums :)

I found a really good article not long ago actually, i'm sure the guys won't mind me posting it.

Auto Rip n Compress adds DVD Ripping to Media Center (Almost)

I hope this helps!

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05 Jan 2010   #81

Windows 7

How do I get actors images? I put the imagesbyname folder in the programdata subforum. Can yammm do this? I just got that standard image? Thanks.
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06 Jan 2010   #82

Windows 8 64bit Professional

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by craynorfsu View Post
How do I get actors images? I put the imagesbyname folder in the programdata subforum. Can yammm do this? I just got that standard image? Thanks.
I don't think it does that.
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11 Jan 2010   #83
Orbital Shark


Dreadstar is correct, Yammm does not yet incorporate ImagesByName. I'm not sure if future releases will though, yet
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14 Jan 2010   #84

toshiba laptop L305D
I need a step by step info ?

Could someone please tell me how to make a movie using mm2.6 on the windows 7. All my friends has xp and tell me how easy it is , but none of them has windows 7. When I tell them that no more info. Please help.
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15 Feb 2010   #85
Darryl Licht

Windows 7 Ultimate 64 bit Steve Ballmer Signature Edition
I am stumped!


1st off awesome tutorial, wish I had read it BEFORE I fiddled around for days with this. YAMM made everything so SIMPLE! Dont worry, reps are on the way!

However, I have an issue... I have only 1 directory with my movies in it, yet I show 2 icons of each movie! I have everything in a sub-directory of my Videos directory... C:\Users\Jonathan\Videos\DVDRips.

I am stumped! Any ideas?
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15 Feb 2010   #86
Microsoft MVP

6x W2K8 R2 (x64), 6x W7 7600 (x64), 2x Gentoo (x64), 1x Ubuntu 9.04 (x64), 1x pfSense (FreeBSD)

The "My Videos" folder is monitoring by Movie Library by default, did you happen to add it manually as well? In general I would never use the "My Videos" folder as a root. Too many default actions that you have no control over. I'm a big fan of the native libraries and always use them over wmp's library but not of the "My" shell folders.

Try moving it a different location, clear out your Movie Library watched folder list and then adding the new location.
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15 Feb 2010   #87
Darryl Licht

Windows 7 Ultimate 64 bit Steve Ballmer Signature Edition


Yeah, I wondered if that directory/sub-dir might be the issue. I will move to a completely different drive and see how that works!

Thanks for the great work on YAMM! Any idea when the next update will be or what new features you are adding?

EDIT --- miknho... yep you were correct... moved them to a different HDD and all is good!
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15 Feb 2010   #88
Orbital Shark


Hi Darryl, sorry for the late reply, i've been on XP until now

Glad Mikinho managed to sort it out for you :)
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22 Feb 2010   #89

Windows Seven

Hi i am new in the forum. I read all the thread and i have a question. I am having a problem with the movie folder, with the movies that has 2 divx's files in it.


C:\Movies\Iron Man\Iron Man A.Avi


C:\Movies\Iron Man\Iron Man B.Avi

In the Movie Library inside the media center app, in the list Iron Man appears two times instead of one. How can i do to media center take one Iron Man folder with the two files?.

Thanks in advance.
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