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Especially people with a good size music collection that keeps it on one drive/partition, which is persistent through formats or upgrades. WMP must be "doing something" in the background for a while is all I can assume. but i could just run it in vista anyway.. I have a Quad Core with 8GB Ram and Solid State Drives (music is on Solid State drives locally) and Windows 7 x64. (entire machine is less than 6 months old)When

product icons like Explrer, office, WMP Win media player, etc Simply click on the program that is troubled like a corrupted WMP and follow the prompts so it will fix the In the Add to Library dialog folders didn't show and when I manually added the folders and clicked ‘OK' nothing happened. Marked as answer by Vivian Xing Friday, November 27, 2009 10:10 AM Sunday, November 15, 2009 12:18 AM Reply | Quote All replies 0 Sign in to vote Check that W7MP Please get this fixed soon MS! https://forums.techguy.org/threads/wmp-libraries-empty-fix.894684/

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To fix it, the easiest thing to do is just to erase your old library files… and have WMP find your new files. Just blast it and start over. Comment Name (required) Email (will not be published) (required) Website Email me when someone adds a comment here. Thursday, September 06, 2012 10:59 AM Reply | Quote 0 Sign in to vote BossEd, great this worked perfectly!

Sunday, November 08, 2009 2:35 PM Reply | Quote 0 Sign in to vote I have a music library of just over 300GB, around 30,000 tracks.  1/4-1/3 is on my local I am running a legit Windows 7 Ultimate X64 RTM install. If that doesn't work try Safe Mode by pressing F8 just after your computer's HP/Dell/Asus/whatever logo disappears, then pick Safe Mode (don't bother with Safe Mode with Networking or other Safe Windows 10 Media Player Library Not Updating Cheers Andy Page In case anyone else finds this article and is using Vista like I am (yes, still!) The path to the files is: C:\Users\USERNAME\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Media Player Vista also displays the

This is crazy.. Refresh Windows Media Player Library WMP12 wasn't deleting them and wasn't creating them. John > T Have the same experience as Erin. The Conversation Follow the reactions below and share your own thoughts.

Btw: 1. Windows Media Player Library Not Adding Files I was about ready to bash the computer with a baseball bat because I was having so many problems with my library on media player. Click OK and a folder showing you your library files will appear 5. Removing the mapping to the network drive from the library apparently did not affect the link for that particular my music destination. 1st registry key: Computer\HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Shell Folders 2nd registry key: Computer\HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\User

Refresh Windows Media Player Library

I will add to this post if it goes wrong again. What else can I do to get all my albums in my music library? Reset Windows Media Player Library Windows 7 Removing the mapping to the network drive from the library apparently did not affect the link for that particular my music destination. 1st registry key: Computer\HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Shell Folders 2nd registry key: Computer\HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\User Refresh Windows Media Player Library Windows 10 You might try rebooting your computer regularly and trying to delete the file again.

http://www.facebook.com/people/Logan-Young/717901559 Logan Young Very simple, but were it not for this guide, I wouldn't have found it. Search through over 5000+ Articles! Tried all the same fixes also to no avail. START "" /D "C:\Program Files\Windows Media Player\" wmplayer.exe PAUSE SHUTDOWN /R EXIT The SHUTDOWN /R command reboots the computer, necessary if you're using WMP to stream to a networked device (i.e. Force Windows Media Player To Update Library

  • I tried adding the local files to the library on a clean install of Windows Server 2008 R2, which has the same version of Windows Media Player 12 as Windows 7
  • Noticable slow down in playback speed...
  • I then deleted that profile, as it was only a test, but it did successfully import my whole library.
  • In addition, The contents are masterwork.
  • Reply Steve March 12, 2012 at 6:45 pm # Thanks for this clear explanation.
  • I “click Start but there is no Run”.

I was going crazy trying to figure out how to delete and rebuild the library (until your great instructions). deleting the music library locations folders (the entries that say which folders should be included in the library) and then adding them again did work however. Vista was far from perfect, but after SP1 it was mostly ok. In the Menu bar click Tools>Avdanced>Restore Media Library. 4.

Nor will i rant about task manager not responding problems and i wont rave about the sound card issues when coming out of sleep... Rebuild Windows Media Player Library Windows 7 Anyone else having this issue?Patrick DAlton Saturday, December 19, 2009 5:07 PM Reply | Quote 0 Sign in to vote If you read this, would you be so kind as to Windows Tweaks Windows 10 Windows 8 Windows 7 Windows Vista Windows XP Servers Software Books WinGeek Delete/Repair the Windows Media Player Library Posted in Windows XP by Community Submission If you

Thursday, November 12, 2009 2:54 PM Reply | Quote 0 Sign in to vote What file types are involved here?  MP3, right?  I'm curious if there's some memory leak or something

This happened in the process of changing the library default locations to a network drive. Why did i "upgrade" to Windows 7 again? John Dead end from the start. Delete Windows Media Player Library I've tried ending processes, but no go.

Dan. building the library took me clearly more then 20 minutes - my pc isn't even slow or anything and don't have all the file tags filled in or don't even use Rinse, lather, repeat. Your participation helps us to help others.

So, duckworth, it seems like your #2 item was the problem for me.  WMP 12 never crashed for me, but would hang.  It couldn't get past the disk error on reading Worked perfectly!