Windows Media Player cannot find the file. 'If you try to play, burn, or sync an item that is in your library, the element can point to a file that has been moved, renamed or deleted'.

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Problems with rip audio CDs with windows media player

Bought the CD now 82 and try to tear with the windows media player player, but keep getting the message "Windows Media Player cannot find the file. If you try to play, burn, or sync an item that is in your library, the element can point to a file that has been moved, renamed, or deleted." What should I do to rip this cd please did tear previously no probs, but now seems to have a problem

Thanks in advance

Anne

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Hello
  1. You did changes to the computer before the show?
  2. Are you able to extract other CDs using Windows media Player?
  3. What is the file format of the file you are trying to extract?
Method 1:
Step 1:
You can run the Windows Media Player Library convenience store & check if you are able to rip CDs.
Step 2:

Open the troubleshooting Windows Media Player settings Troubleshooter

http://Windows.Microsoft.com/en-us/Windows7/open-the-Windows-Media-Player-settings-Troubleshooter


Method 2: Rebuild the windows media player.

exit Windows Media Player.
b. click Start, 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.
c. restart Windows Media Player.
Note:
Windows Media Player automatically rebuilds the database.
If this does not resolve the problem, disable the Windows Media Player database cache files. To do this, follow these steps:
exit Windows Media Player.
b. click Start, type %LOCALAPPDATA%\Microsoft, and then click OK.
c. Select the Media Player folder, and then click delete on the file menu.
d. restart Windows Media Player.
Note:
Windows Media Player automatically rebuilds the database.

Method 3: Disable and enable the windows media player. Follow these steps:

a. open the Control Panel from the Start menu.
b. open programs and features in Control Panel .

Note: If the programs and features are not available, change the view by large icons at the top right of the control panel.

c. Select Windows turn on or off features in the left column of the window programs and features.
d. click on the plus sign next to multimedia functions.
e. uncheck Windows Media player and then click OK. (You may receive a warning message. Click on the Yes button.)
f. restart your computer.
g. to reactivate the Media center follow the same steps and place a checkmark for Windows Media player.
h. click on the Ok button.


i. restart your computer.
Reference:
Method 4:
Change the location of Rip. see the steps mentioned in the link
given below:
To change rip settings in the Options dialog box

http://Windows.Microsoft.com/en-us/Windows7/change-settings-for-ripping-music
I hope this helps!

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