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Now I love WMP 12!!! February 6, 2009 adam god bless u. If I closed and reopened WMP the files were gone and the folder displayed only some old corrupted files I removed ages ago. I was getting to the point of breaking my keyboard I was so angry. have a peek here

Charles Reply Rlundo January 28, 2012 at 2:11 pm # Wow! How-To Geek Articles l l How to Secure Your Google Account What Data Does Android Back Up Automatically? What's more this system is installed from a diffrent CD - 8.1 instead of 8, with different language. To do that, right-click on it and select Pin to taskbar, Pin to Start, or both.

Windows Media Player Rip Music To This Location Blank

I can't be the only person that wanted to change the location of their Music folder off of the default C: drive location (especially when one's C: drive is an expensive Go to an earlier build if possible. Expand» Details Details Existing questions More Tell us some more Upload in Progress Upload failed. December 7, 2009 Jody I found a solution too.

I don't know it that is a compatibility issue or something Microsoft no longer supports. I'd advise moving all of these files to another directory somewhere else, but you could also delete them if you were daring enough. Is this a related problem, or something different? Windows Media Player Rip Music To This Location Registry JOIN THE DISCUSSION Tweet Lowell Heddings, better known online as the How-To Geek, spends all his free time bringing you fresh geekery on a daily basis.

Good job! 🙂 Reply FMcKindra November 14, 2011 at 6:17 pm # Thank You; Thank You; Thank You! thanks! Why? 9 answers Best way to store thousands of photos that are saved on my computer? 7 answers Terms Privacy AdChoices RSS ERROR The requested URL could not be retrieved The One expert says you can bring Media Player into Windows 10 and the next expert says you can't.

May 5, 2008 Scott I almost gave up on this,… I've had the problem for over 4 months… almost scrapped WMP entirely…. Windows Media Player Cannot Find The File I went to the Media Player folder in my user account and deleted all wmdb files; the folders came back. Thank you again! I've been trying to fix this problem for a couple months now.

The Settings For Ripping Music Cannot Be Applied Windows 10

The second problem is that whereas I can drag individual music files into WMP and it will add the file to the library, when I drag and drop a folder, whereas Thanks again. Windows Media Player Rip Music To This Location Blank Thank you! Windows Media Player Can't Change Rip Location First, a year ago I added a set of folders from an external drive to the set of library locations in the organize->manage libraries->music, but I don't want those locations used

Note to Microsoft: This HAS to be a bug and needs to be fixed (with an actual fix or at least a more descriptive error message). http://ict4m.org/windows-media/windows-media-player-media-guide-not-working.php January 6, 2010 LAVAnICE Thankyou, far more useful than microsoft website. I can listen to hours of my music again! they simply don't care about users that want to stay using Windows Media Player. The Settings For Ripping Music Could Not Be Applied Windows 10

But if you want to stick with WMP, you can set it as your default player by adjusting file associations. I deleted the entire Media Player Folder - same result. Tried using other music library managing programs; came down to windows being incapable. Check This Out Worked like a charm on WMP12 for Win7.

Click the "Set save location" button Click OK. Cannot Rip Cd, Cannot Change Album Info July 27, 2007 Matt I thought it worked, but then I restarted my computer and the same problem was back! Select all files found, copy and paste into the new directly.

Reply MrGroove December 31, 2010 at 11:30 pm # @Allan - hey I'm happy the article helped ya out.

  • Update: It did say that it has all its defaults.
  • It turns out for me I had some sort of attributes set on my files, and if WMP sees the attributes set, it skips the folders.
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Deleted one that didn't look familiar to me, left the one that was C:/User//Music and that fixed the problem for me. I don't know if you want to update your instructions, but it wasn't necessary for me to delete all the contents of that folder. thank you! Rip Music To This Location Missing unless i'm missing something here.

Happy Easter. Storing passwords in access-restricted Google spreadsheets? I did move my "personal folders" locations to a drive other then C:, but have verified that they are correctly mapped and that the "My Music" Library is "functional" and is this contact form and set the rip music location.

when i got rid of the files in the folder media player refused to rebuild them but i just deleted the folder entirely and now everything is running great Thank you Step 3: Turn Windows Media Player Back On Head back into Windows Features on or off, and check the box again. Reply Johnnyde on April 10, 2012 at 03:35 Thank-you, thank-you. I am so relieved that finally, the library is updating and sticking!

I also no longer have access to his portable drive any more. May 9, 2008 Laura Do you lose music files when doing this though? Reply Ben April 16, 2012 at 12:37 pm # It won't let me delete the currentdatabase_372.wmdb file. Solved my problem.

My mom had been struggling for month trying to get her wmp to work and all I all did was what you said and I had it up a going in NOTE: These steps will delete files, so you should make a backup of any of these files before you do this, especially if you have purchased music via one of the But this worked like a charm! I have spent 5 days on and off trying to fix this - I tried the fixes in this thread and many many others- with no success.

But how? If for some reason that option is not available, then you may manually find it in: C:Program FilesWindows Media Playerwmplayer.exe If you have a 64-bit OS, it'll be both in "Program dose Microsoft just hate hate me or something? :P September 2, 2009 scoobyla213 Wow, absolutely amazing, i been breaking my haed trying to solve this issue, thanks a mill, really appreciate October 6, 2007 Emma ob Thnaks a mill!!!

Now my WMP reads all my albums like a charm! You saved me a ton of grief! April 2, 2010 Renee Thanks a bunch. July 5, 2009 jondoe thanks for the info, works like a charm July 7, 2009 João Thanks man July 15, 2009 Chris Wow, you are a savior.

You really made my day. Was fed a load of bull from where I bought the laptop, including ‘you cant rip cd's with windows media player'! I don't know why that worked, but it worked perfectly.