Microsoft Zune covers the physical hardware Zune music player 4, 8, 16, 16 (HD), 30, 32 (HD), 64 (HD), 80, and 120, along with the Zune Software for the PC.

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How do I migrate my Zune player (HD) content to a new machine?

I've got a Zune HD loaded with my music from CD. Unfortunately, the machine it's synched to is running Windows XP. I dragged a Vista machine out of storage to use to replace my XP box since XP is ...
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Can I transfer music to my Lumia phone without using the Zune software?

I'd much rather avoid installing Zune on my Windows PC if I can easily avoid it, I simply want to dump MP3s on/off it. It would be kind of nice if I could just use Windows Media Player... is there a ...
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Can I view a list of all of my downloads in Zune/Xbox Music?

I'd like to be able to keep track of what I download, so that if I ever switch to a different service, I can re-aquire the music from that service. Is there a way to see a complete list of all my Xbox ...
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Is there a way to install zune player application on Windows Server 2012?

I know it is not supported on Windows 8 or Windows Server 2012 yet but still is there any kind of workaround to install it on a Windows Server 2012 machine? Edit: It's a 64-bit installation. Edit 2: ...
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How can I scrobble my music plays from the Zune desktop software to last.fm?

I recently started using the Zune desktop software to play my music, and I really like it. Once thing that I need in all my music players, however, is the ability to scrobble to last.fm. I'm having ...
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.Net Framework issues on Windows 7 (probably after a gone-wrong SP1 update?) - Event Viewer won't work, nor Zune

I'm having problems running Event Viewer (wherever I open it, a "unable to create snap-in" error pops-up, the error details something as CLSID: FX:{b05566ad-fe9c-4363-be05-7a4cbb7cb510}) and other ...
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downloading files into Zune

I got my hand into a old Zune. It does seem functional. I can p[lay songs present in it. But I am just not able to download any files into the player. The songs are my own and I don't want to go ...
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Zune crashes after startup

When I launch Zune software, it works fine for a few seconds and then crashes with a "Zune has encountered a problem and needs to close" error. How can I fix it? I am running a Windows 7 64-bit ...
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Zune desktop - play count on new machine

I'm at my wits ends with this. What should be something very simple just doesn't seem to be working correctly. I have moved my music library to my new machine. It is in exactly the same location ...
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Logging into Windows Live from Zune Desktop vs. web

In my company, IT has blocked the use of Windows Live Messenger client, but I am able to log in to Web Messenger just fine. When I try to sign in to the same Live ID via Zune Desktop software ...
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Where is the Zune history saved? [closed]

I'm trying to programmatically read the list of all tracks played by Zune. Where and how are they saved?
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Upgrade of WP7 with Zune on Windows 7N raises error 80072FA

whenever I try to update my Windows phone 7 on Windows 7N with Zune the error 80072fa8 is raised. I tried restarting the System Event Notification Service but avail. It doesn't work.
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Change billing country Windows Live / Zune

When I registered my Live account, I had the country set to US - primarily because at the time I was going to explore getting a Zune pass. I never ended up getting it and now want to change my account ...
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Why do most of my MP3s show up as “unknown artist/album” in the Zune Software?

Just got myself a Windows Phone 7 (WP7) and am trying to sync my MP3s from my computer to my WP7 (via the Zune) feature. So I downloaded the Zune software and pointed it to my MP3 folder and it found ...
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Zune & iTunes parallel - Better cover handling

I own a ZuneHD and manage my library with the Zune software so far. We recently bought an iPod which has to be synced with the same library now. So far so good, I installed iTunes, pointed it at my ...
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How do I subscribe to the Stack Exchange podcast using the Zune software?

The Stack Exchange podcast is hosted by SoundCloud. The title says the rest.
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What media formats do I have to use to prevent Zune from having to convert media for Windows Phone?

Zune is able to accept pretty much every media format under the sun, or at least can once someone's installed something like the KLite Codec Pack. However, it does do conversion on your behalf to a ...
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How can I sync a Zune HD with Mac OSX?

How can I sync/use a Zune HD with Mac OSX? Is it possible?
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How to get play count of videos in Zune PC software?

How do I find out which videos in the Zune software on my PC, have not been played yet?
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Zune 4.7 on Windows Server 2008 R2?

Has anyone had any luck getting this to work? I've tried Extracting the packages and running the .msi directly Running in compatibility mode (assorted flavours) Standard install I've also tried ...
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How can I write directly to my Zune HD hard drive?

When syncing photos to the Zune HD it resizes them down to a much lower resolution which means I cannot load a high res picture on it (comic book) and zoom in to read it. This defeats the whole ...
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Zune Keyboard Shortcuts

Does anyone know what keyboard shortcuts work with the latest Zune Desktop software (I believe it is v4.7)? I am particularly interested in something which helps in navigation and search. Also, I've ...
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Sharing music on NAS with Zune and iPod?

After being a long time iPod owner, I'm switching to the new Zune with its subscription model. I haven't bought a Zune yet but I'm planning on doing so within the next month or so. I have ...
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Zune software won't work with keyboard pause and player button

Can someone help me fix a problem where my Logitech keyboard won't work with the Zune software. If I have nothing selected, the button will not work, or if the Zune software is on my other monitor ...
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Can I create a manual playlist and add podcasts episodes to it - Zune

I do this in iTunes to create a list of must listen podcasts so that I don't miss them. In Zune, I was not able to create podcast episodes to playlist. Does anybody know how to do this?
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Streaming Media Solution for the family

Can anyone suggest a good solution for sharing media resources in the home environment for a family of 5. Hardware currently in the home includes - Windows Home Server 4 Laptops 1 desktop 3 xbox ...
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Force content discovery with Zune PC software?

I have a PC and a Windows Phone 7. I have downloaded several .mp4 TED talks. I put them in the "My Videos" folder, but Zune isn't adding them to my collection. Thus, I can't figure out how to sync ...
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Windows Phone 7 (Zune) and iPhone (iTunes) on the same machine (Win7)

I currently have an iPhone but was thinking about migrating to the new Windows Phone 7. I have had an iPhone for a long time now and I've invested a lot of time and money into my iTunes music ...
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How can I share my Zune with other PCs?

I'm interested in listening to my Zune music collection with another PC. Ideally this would include Zune pass content. Is there a method, technique, or app that I can use to do this? My Zune ...
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Zune Last-day-of-leap-year bug - did Microsoft release a fix? [closed]

When the Zune 30's had the outage on the last day of 2008, there was a side discussion about how long it would take for Microsoft to create a fix. After the dust settled, the problem "fixed itself" ...
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Having problems updating my Zune 80G from 3.1 to 3.4

I keep getting an error when trying to update my Zune 80G from 3.1 to 3.4. I'v tried everything in this microsoft link Error is code is: C00D11CD (800B010E) Seems to be a pretty popular problem but ...
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How can I sync my with Zune HD using the Zune software?

I have a Zune HD and a subscription to Zune Marketplace. I am able to sync non-DRM music, but it fails for anything from the marketplace. It click "Sync with Zune" or drag the album icon to the Zune ...
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Convert videos to ZUNE - with menus, subtitles, etc intact

Title says it all...I'm looking for a video converter that will convert videos to the Zune format, with subtitles and menus intact...in other words, I want to be able to play the video, and interact ...
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View all unplayed podcasts in Zune desktop software

When using the Zune desktop software, is it possible to view a list of all unplayed downloaded podcasts? I don't want to have to keep looking through each individual subscribed podcast for any new ...
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When playlists are created, is a second copy of the song made?

I'm curious about how playlists work, whether they be on a PMP, like the Zune, or on a PC, such as Windows Media Player or the Zune Software... When a playlist is created, is a copy of the song made? ...
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How to use Zune software to listen to podcasts with generic MP3 player?

I listen to a bunch of podcasts - a great way to fill the otherwise mindless space of a daily commute. My MP3 player is a Transonic brand, appears on my computer as a generic storage device. I've ...
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Microsoft Keyboard(8000) play button opens Windows Media Player rather than Zune on Windows 7

Im currently using the Microsoft 8000 keyboard on Windows 7 and before installing Microsoft's Keyboard application, it was opening Zune and playing music with the play button. After installation, it ...
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Zune 4.00 software volume ineffective; follows Windows sound volume

For some reason, I do not know if it happened when i upgraded to Zune 4.00 on Windows, or after i migrated the OS onto a new motherboard (thus new onboard audio chipset) yesterday, but I just noticed ...
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How do I move my Zune software to a new machine?

I have Zune installed on a computer and want to move this to a new Windows 7 computer. Although I haven't tried this yet I'm guessing that I could install the Zune software on Windows 7. However, ...
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Zune HD won't wirelessly sync with my laptop

I've got a Zune HD and I am having trouble getting it to sync with my laptop. I have gone through the procedures listed on their webpage: ...
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Cannot move Zune 4.0 window across to second monitor

I have a dual-monitor setup running Vista. I upgraded to the new Zune 4.0 software, and now I cannot drag the Zune window across to the second monitor because of this "snap to window" feature. I.e. ...
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How to play iPod music video on Zune? [closed]

I have a iPod Touch, my brother a Zune HD, I'm looking for a good DRM converter which can remove DRM and transcode between iTunes m4v and Zune Marketplace wmv, then we can share play DRM-wrapped ...
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How can I sync Android with Zune?

I have just bought a shiny new HTC Hero. Is there any way to get it to sync with the Zune software. In particular I'm looking at Podcast management.
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Using 1 Zune Library from two PCs?

I use the Zune PC software to manage my music/podcast library and I'd like to have one Library that I can use from two different computers. Has anyone managed/tried to do this?
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Zune HD use in UK

I'm considering getting a Zune HD imported from the US to the UK but before I do I want to find out if I will still be able to deploy XNA games to it from my PC. I'm able to do this with an old 1st ...
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Zune Pass with Media Center

I would like to share a music folder on my network with my Media Center machine and play my Zune Pass music through the Media Center software. The problem I am having is that since the music is DRM ...
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Extensions for the Zune software

Are there any extensions, plugins or addins available for the Zune software?