Why Windows Media Player in W7 duplicate audio files apparently without input from me
It's pretty simple. I have a PC with i5 processor and run W7 home edition. For some reason, unbeknownst to me WMP duplicates now so ripped audio files from a CD. Sometimes it is incompatible with only about 90% of the titles in doubles and it doesn't happen immediately. After that the days of non-use, I open WMP to find a disc that I thought had apparently escaped, magically duplicate. Indeed strange events. I can't comment on downloads on the net that I do not use this source. Anyone can shed light on the issue?
1 are - that these duplicates reflect while ripping CDs with Windows Media Player?
2 did you do changes on the computer before the show?
First, check if there are different entries for the same media on your computer. If a song or a file is saved two times he can show you a duplicate because they are located in two different places.
Method 1: I would recommend you to rebuild the database of Windows Media Player and see if the problem is resolved.
To resolve this problem, delete the Windows Media Player database. To do this, follow these steps:
a. exit Windows Media Player.
b. click Start, click run, type %LOCALAPPDATA%\Microsoft\Media Playerand then click OK.
c. Select all files in the folder, and then click delete on the file menu.
Note: You don't have to remove the folders that are in this folder.
d. restart Windows Media Player.
Note: Windows Media Player automatically rebuilds the database.
Method 2: If this does not resolve the problem, disable the Windows Media Player database cache files.
To do this, follow these steps:
a. exit Windows Media Player.
b. click Start, click run, type %LOCALAPPDATA%\Microsoftand then click OK.
c. Select the Media Player folder, and then click delete on the file menu.
d. restart Windows Media Player.
Hope this information helps. For any other corresponding Windows help, do not hesitate to contact us and we will be happy to help you.
How can I get rid of dublicate on WMP songs? How can I get all the cover art?
To make WMP automatically look for the cover, make sure retrieve additional information from the Internet are checked in Tools - Options - Library (press Ctrl + M, if you don't see the Tools menu). The only add missing information option is recommended.
Regarding duplicates, I suggest that you try to reset the media library. Note firstly reset the library will make you lose all play counts and ratings too. Then, follow these steps:
-Restart the PC.
-Click Start, type services.msc in the search field and press ENTER. In Services, locate the Windows Media Player Network Sharing Service. If its status is started, double-click on the service and click on stop.
-Click Start, type %LOCALAPPDATA%\Microsoft in the search field and press ENTER. This folder opens in Windows Explorer.
-In this file, rename the old Media Player like Media Player folder. If you do not see the folder, then it is probably hidden. Set Explorer to view the hidden files and folders and show protected system files.
-Launch WMP, your library will have been reset and will be rebuilt. Check if the problem persists.
I downloaded audio and video files from a Canon Vixia HF M41 camcorder to my computer. When I try to read files with Windows Media Player, the video is fine but the audio is only a hum. What codec must be installed to play audio, and where it is available for download? My operating system is Windows 7, version 6.1 (Build 7601: SvcPack 1)
What type of file are you trying to play?
I suggest you follow the link and check.
Play an audio or video file: frequently asked questions
I suggest you follow the link and check.
Codecs: Frequently asked questions
Tips for solving common audio problems
Situation of Media Player Codec XPsp3!
I'm having a terrible time with the opening of the files and exts. in the media. I get the error that I don't have the appropriate codecs, but these files are very common (IE; Download mp3 multimedia guide) I click on more information to my problem but was sent on a wild goose chase it seems! Any suggestions? ANY help is appreciated... Even soothing words! Thanks in advance (I HOPE?)
It is with Windows Media Player? What version?
What has the * exact * error message text shows that WMP? If you have any codec pack (such as K-Lite), I suggest that you uninstall these once again.
I am running Windows Xp Pack3 of SVC. "When I try to open attachments downloaded widow Windows Media Player pops up informing me:" the selected file has an extension (.pps) or (asx) or (pdf) that is not recognized by Windows Media Player, but the player may still be able to play. "Because the extension is unknown to the player, you should be sure that the file is from a trustworthy source.
All my emails are close friends and relatives, which means that the files are trustworthy.
· What is the email client or webmail you are using?
· What is the attachment file extension?
· How do you open the attachment?
· Is it by double-clicking or you choose open with option.
According to the error .pps .pdf are powerpoint file extensions, adobe. And these files are not supported by media player.
Media Player supports: .asf, .avi, .wmv, .mpeg, .mpg, .m1v, .mp2, .wav, .snd, .au, .aif, .aifc, .aiff, .asf, .wm, .wma, .wmv, etc.
With regard to:
Samhrutha G S - Microsoft technical support.
connection of windows media player and my music
I want all the files I have on media player to be in my music. My old computer had this set up automatic when I purchaced my computer. Basiclly, I use my muic much and want all my music files there. When I copy a CD with media player it dosent appear in my music. What should I do to make this happen?Tools menu (on the keyboard ALT + T) - extract Options and all of the folder on the tab.--..--"masterstratman" wrote in messageNews: 4da48cb1-7cb9-4a01-b986-1f1ce4cf262f...> I want all the files I have on media player to be in my music. My> previous computer had this set up automatic when I purchaced my computer.> Basiclly, I use my muic much and want all my music files there. When I rip> a CD with media player it dosent appear in my music. What should I do> getting there?>>>
Windows Media Player only shows the original file names that can be confusing if I changed the name of a file. The name of the file (usually audio files) is correct in Windows Explorer, but in the component list of WMP, it's often the old file name. Why is this and what can I do about it? Advice would be appreciated. TA. Kevin.
What the file type of these music files (MP3, WMA, WAV...)?
WMP usually displays the title tags of the music file, which is independent of the file name. However, WMP always displays the current file name in the path column of the file, which can be activated by right clicking on a column header and select choose columns.
Media player from Windows
Why windows media player is not reading my DVD, and how do I install the windows media player decoder using my disk of windows XP Professional
FWIW... Win XP cannot natively recognize Commercial
DVD video... it requires a DVD decoder. And... He
is not a DVD decoder on your Win XP Pro drive.
If you could play before commercial video DVD...
do a system restore to a time before this started
may be your solution.
Or you could buy a DVD decoder at the following link:
(FWIW... it's always a good idea to create a system)
Restore point before installing software or updates)
Info about DVD decoders:
Plug-ins for Windows Media Player
Or you can download and use one of the following freeware
VLC Media Player
(works on XP/Vista/7)
Media Player Classic Home Cinema
(works on XP/Vista/7)
Or... you can try to download and install one of the
Following codec packs.
(FWIW... it is always preferable, if you create a system restore
point before installing any software or updates).
* Proceed at your own risk *.
(1) K-Lite Codec Pack (full)
(Windows 2000 / XP / 2003 / Vista / Windows7 / XP64 / Vista64 / Windows7 64)
(2) information on CCCP (combined Community Codec Pack)
(XP SP1 or more, Vista, Windows 7 - 32 bit - 64 bit)
(3) Windows 7 Codec Pack
(2000/XP/2003/Vista/Server 2008 / 7)
(4) Media Player Codec Pack
(Windows XP - Vista - 7)
Why Windows Media Player Dump existing MP3s when I add new to SD memory card?
Is there a setting I'm missing or something I forgot?
All that I could find for now is the following. I'll try to get WMP to give me the new option.
Connect the player to the computer (if you get a menu of Autostart just close it), open WMP and then go to the Sync tab, click on the small arrow below, then down the list to your rocket, a fly out menu will pop to the top and in this menu, you will descend to configure synchronization and will open a window called Device Setup , In the upper left corner, there is a checkbox indicating automatically synchronize this device, make sure it is not checked. If you get a menu when you plug it in, having options that wants to know if you want to allow yourself music, or delete it and make room for new files, make sure you click on the music of leave on my device option. You must be sure of automatic synchronization is disabled and that WMp is not deleting you music so you can add others.
Windows Media Player will not play WMV files, I get the following error:
"Windows Media Player cannot access the file. The file may be in use, you won't have access to the computer on which the file is stored, or your proxy settings are may not be incorrect. »
Evaluating is not a problem
Other file formats work well
Any reflection on a fix, I have already searched the web for a fix, it appears, this is a common question, but nobody has a solution that works
FIX: Windows Media Player 11 cannot play WMV files that contain multiple video streams
I suggest to disable audio enhancements and check if you're able to play .wmv files. Follow the method 1To disable audio improvements.
a. Open Sound by clicking on the Start button, and then clicking Control Panel.
(b) in the search box, type sound, and then click sound.
c. on the playback tab, click speakers and then click Properties.
d. click the enhancements tab, and then select Disable all enhancements checkbox.
I suggest to create a new user account and check if you're able to play the files. Click on the link below to create a new user account
Create a user account
Thanks and regards.
After you download a movie windows media player trys to open the file in the photo gallery and won't play movie what can I did the same thing when I try to play a dvd
If you are using Win XP: -.
Original title: M2TS
I copied the 2 files to a DVD movie and he changed the .m2ts file format and it is not supported by Windows Media Player. How to convert files in a file type supported?
The files have already been burned on a DVD and therefore cannot be converted. However, you can download and install third-party codecs to play .m2ts files.
WARNING OF THIRD PARTY
Using third-party software, including hardware drivers can cause serious problems that may prevent your computer from starting properly. Microsoft cannot guarantee that problems resulting from the use of third-party software can be solved. Software using third party is at your own risk.
Windows media player cannot find the wmv file when it is attached to the email, but can't once downloaded to the desktop
See if the steps described in this discussion help http://www.pcreview.co.uk/forums/showpost.php?p=7806298&postcount=3 Steve Hebert - MVP Microsoft, Internet Explorer
I also got this message "Windows Media Player is unable to extract one or more tracks from the CD" pop up in an attempt to 'Copy' the CD! I have Windows 7 and had NO problem for several weeks, ripping my music from CD sales in my MUSIC folder. I got all "parameters" laid so that whenever I inserted a new CD he automatically pulled and then ejected. I had NOT brought any changes to settings but for some reason all of a sudden it doesn't work anymore?
I have trried restart, check all the parameters according to your advice making SURE that all the files of 'Target' were correct (they are), but all that happens is a few seconds after I insert a CD it gives me this message (Windows Media Player cannot extract one or more tracks from the CD.) and then the CD will eject with NO of TEAR that occur? It's VERY frustrating! There, can anyone help? Please? I have NO idea where to check then!Hi Jetlag40,Follow the steps mentioned in the reference link below and check if it works.http://social.answers.Microsoft.com/forums/en-us/w7music/thread/93c279f7-89ae-4a7c-B7EA-fdc7785ed335Thank you, and in what concerns:
Shalini Surana - Microsoft technical support.
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I just bought the New Avengers movie with the digital copy. I moved it and now I can't watch it. I have "Windows Media Player cannot play the protected file. Drive detected that the connection to your hardware may not be safe. "when I click it. What now?
Thanks for asking this question to Microsoft Community. I'll try and help you resolve the problem; However, I will need to ask you a few questions.
Are you able to play other movies without any problem? Have you done a recent software or changes to the material on the computer?
Also, see the steps in the article and see if it helps.
Hope this helps and let us know if you need more assistance. We will be happy to help you.
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