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470 views

Cannot seek ahead in songs started by Windows Media Player, but can when played by WMP?

If I am in Library > Music in Windows Media Player and I double-click a song or album, it starts playing, but I cannot skip ahead in the song. Clicking the seek bar restarts the song. However, when ...
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1answer
221 views

How to make Windows Media Player 12 read the refreshed tags from mp3 files?

I am running Windows Media Player on Windows 7. I altered the tag information on my mp3 files, and the WMP does not update them in the library. Is there a way to force it to refresh the tags, short of ...
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1answer
288 views

How to preview MP3s in the Preview Pane *without* WMP as default player?

I use Audacity as my audio file Open default, but I'd like to be able to preview MP3s in the Preview pane of the File Explorer. If I set my file open default to Audacity, I lose the Preview ability. ...
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1answer
691 views

Album arts are not updated in windows media library

I keep my audio files tagged in windows media library. I have media information using a ID3 tag editor. Album Arts(thumbnails) are not updated in the media library. But correct album arts are ...
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1answer
219 views

Lots of AlbumArt_{*} files in my Music folder

I have recently migrated over my files from Windows to Mac OS and have noticed that my Music folder contains many AlbumArt_{*}.jpg files. First of all I would like to know where these files are ...
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1answer
154 views

WMP choppy file playback

Recently i've been having issues with Windows Media Player like certain files playing choppy. This doesn't happen the first time i play the files but after a few playbacks I have enough processing ...
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1answer
130 views

Unable to play in WMP when converting to ID3v2.3 with eyeD3

I store my MP3s on my NAS. I mount a CIFS share on my Raspberry Pi running Raspbian and manage my music using Beets. However, I also access my MP3s through my Windows desktop using Windows Media ...
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1answer
3k views

How can I import MP3 tracks/folders into Windows Media Player?

How can I import MP3 tracks/folders into Windows Media Player so that they appear in anything other than the 'Other' folder?
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1answer
886 views

Converting from WAV to MP3 using WMP 12

Hopefully this is a really dumb question, but I can't find the answer: Using WMP 12, bundled with Win64 Home Premium. I have a big music library in WAV format for use on my home stereo system. ...
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1answer
374 views

Cannot modify MP3 metadata

I cannot change the metadata on some MP3s in Windows 7. I change the information, but it is lost later. Also, in Windows Media Player, I cannot see the tagging information and I cannot seek in the ...
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4answers
5k views

How to convert a CD into MP3 files with just Windows XP & Windows Media Player 9?

How can I convert a CD into MP3 files with Windows XP and Windows Media Player 9? At first sight it seems it can only save WMA files.
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2answers
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Windows 7 Media Player not playing MP3 files from USB drive

I have Windows 7. I plug in a USB stick containing MP3 files I open Windows Media Player and select the drive letter of my USB stick, I then see all my music nicely grouped into artist and album ...
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2answers
2k views

Windows 7 Media Player won't add MP3 files

I have a set of MP3 files that Windows Media Player just refuses to add to the library. They are placed in the standard My Music folder. I play them in media player. They just won't be listed in the ...
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2answers
1k views

Audio file meta-data missing in explorer

I'm using Windows 7 (32bit) and currently found that all the meta-data in my audio-files shown missing in Explorer as well Windows Media Player, however, other players like Winamp, iTunes are ...
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4answers
5k views

How to remove metadata of mp3 file?

I used Mp3tag software to remove metadata of some mp3 files, and it appears to work fine in Windows Media Player: the name of the artist, song, cover, etc. But if I play the entire album, suddenly ...
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4answers
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Editing MP3 details in Windows 7

I've recently discovered an annoying problem with Windows 7: Windows Explorer and Windows Media Player cannot edit ID3 tags if the version used is 2.4 (and presumably above, and sometimes even v2.3 - ...
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1answer
2k views

Windows Media Player 11 shows most songs as “Unknown Artist”

I recently installed Windows 7 Ultimate on my PC, and imported my music collection into WMP11 only to find that around 1/3 of my 3500-odd collection is identified as "Unknown Artist" "Unknown Album". ...
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4answers
19k views

How to remove album art from a file in Windows Media Player 12

Windows Media Player 12 (Windows 7) has added some very wrong album art files on some of my files. How can I remove the album art without having to replace them?
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2answers
222 views

Problem with Music Details

I have some music files and the information doesn't show up. Here they are in explorer: As you can see, there is no information for track, title, artist, or album. This prevents me from syncing the ...
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1answer
2k views

Windows Media Player 12 Library import keeps dying

I cannot get WMP 12 to import my library. I have searched around various forums and tried all the common solutions like disabling Media Sharing, deleted my %LOCALAPPDATA%\Microsoft\Media Player ...
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2answers
1k views

Cannot play streaming MP3 on windows media player

This url (or any streaming mp3) cannot be played by my windows media player : http://mp3.streampower.be/radio1-mid.mp3 It can be played however in for instance VLC. The problem is that I want to ...