Error: "this action cannot be completed because the file is open in another program" when trying to remove the Windows Media Player folder to rebuild the database

Original title: can't rebuild WMP database

I tried to delete the folder 'Media Play' in App\Data but still received this message "the action cannot be completed because the file is open in another program '. '"

I need to remove this folder in order to correct the problem with my playlists :(

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Hi Unpreghini,

1. What is the problem you are having with playlists?

Start the computer in safe mode and then try to recreate the database of Windows Media Player. To do this, try this step.
Step 1: Start the computer in safe mode
a. see start your computer in safe mode: http://windows.microsoft.com/en-US/windows7/Start-your-computer-in-safe-mode
b. connection to the problem user account.

Step 2: Rebuild the media player database
a. Click Start, type run, click Run, type % LOCALAPPDATA%\Microsoft, and then click OK.
b. Select the Media Player folder, and then click on Delete on the file menu.
c. restart Windows Media Player.
d. check if the problem persists.

Note: Windows Media Player will automatically rebuild the database.

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