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Boo Yah Reply Moses October 29, 2010 at 12:06 pm # This was EXACTLY what I needed to know, thank you for the clear and concise directions! 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. So annoying. Reply Jennifer Bennett January 9, 2012 at 11:56 am # Oh, my gosh… Can't thank you enough! http://midsolutions.org/windows-media/windows-media-player-library-question.html

iam having the exact problem .... We are sorry for the inconvenience.' It does the same thing if I try to sync a device such as an MP3 player, or connect my PS3 or Xbox360. Party Of One Sdk September 22, 2010 at 6:50 pm It seems that there might be two possibilities of why these files are disappearing. My Windows Media Player was showing files that had been deleted and I was ready to throw my computer out the window!!

Windows Media Player Library Disappeared

and why?Tx a lot.Ghada Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - Re: music by Kees Bakker / October 7, 2009 4:39 AM PDT In reply to: songs in windows media Select the Media Player folder, and then click Delete on the File menu. I do have SOME music that's still in my WMP, but it is missing a lot of other music. Can you tell me what's going on? 8 answers Comments are Closed Frank Trainor September 18, 2010 at 12:34 pm Tina, I use Windows 7 but the problem also occurred when

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Computer Help forum About This ForumCNET's forum on computer help is the best source for finding the solutions to your computer problems. All rights reserved. Yesterday, I lost about 125 songs. Recover Deleted Windows Media Player Files I think, though, if I were to get the right training I could pick it up.

The obvious solution: delete the old entries in the library and add new ones pointing to the right location.Details on how to do it probably vary depending on the version of Reply emmanuel ojeikpo January 5, 2011 at 6:27 am # thanks forum,you guys are the bomb,i just got my music library back,thanks once more Reply MrGroove January 5, 2011 at 10:20 Joined: Aug 1, 2007 Messages: 1 hey iem new to this forum... Click Start , Click Run, Copy and paste in: %LOCALAPPDATA%\Microsoft, Click OK Delete the 'Media Player' folder completely.

I try adding folders for it to monitor but once I click the OK button to get WMP to search for and add files to my library, nothing happens, and when Undelete Windows Media Player Files Sorry, there was a problem flagging this post. If it's Win7, duck :) Tina September 17, 2010 at 10:56 pm Frank, which Windows operating system are you using? please help naj, Aug 1, 2007 #9 jeanzlr Joined: Aug 6, 2007 Messages: 1 Thanks a LOT!!!

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The other possibility is that there are permissions granted to it - in order for it to be played. I am not sure exactly how to do this (I use iTunes), but you can probably drag and drop or import the files. Windows Media Player Library Disappeared You really made my day. Windows Media Player Missing Songs Good job! 🙂 Reply FMcKindra November 14, 2011 at 6:17 pm # Thank You; Thank You; Thank You!

It's a corruption of some sort in your media files folder. click site After some research I found that the problem causing WMP to drop your music library is either:Database get corruptedAttributes get fowled upYou can tell if you have attribute errors by navigating View Solution. and it wont let me add anything to my library????? Music Disappeared From Windows Media Player

After I shut down WMP it forgets they exist though. Click here to join today! Carrotglace, Jun 3, 2007 #7 lucumo21 Joined: Jun 23, 2007 Messages: 1 I had same issue (can;t add to library) and it was driving me crazy!! http://midsolutions.org/windows-media/how-to-add-songs-to-library-in-windows-media-player.html Newer Than: Search this thread only Search this forum only Display results as threads Useful Searches Recent Posts More...

Comment Name (required) Email (will not be published) (required) Website Email me when someone adds a comment here. Windows Media Player Restore Deleted Library Items To start, Click the Windows Start Menu Orb and Type services.msc in the search box. Database Corrupted Exit Windows Media Player.

it just says connect device, even though my device is connected.

Good luck. jeanzlr, Aug 6, 2007 #10 Machuca Joined: Aug 16, 2007 Messages: 1 Well It looks like i have exactly the same problem. nothing happens. Rebuild Windows Media Player Library Windows 10 Anyone with any info on how to recover this large file would be appreciated.

Reply DJ Roksor November 15, 2011 at 10:55 pm # This metod didn't work for me.. Discussion in 'Multimedia' started by Jbagel2, Apr 22, 2007. I figured there had to be a way to get it back, since all my stuff still is showing in the "music" library -thing (see? More about the author Now my WMP reads all my albums like a charm!

Welcome to GroovyPost! The fix really depends on what version of Windows he's using. Anonymous September 18, 2010 at 10:05 am Hi Possible that you are using some sort of cleaning tools and they can cause this effect, so just tell them to ignore windows Just 2 add that this happened after I transferred my music from C to D.

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From here delete all of the files named CurrentDatabase_***.wmdb and LocalMLS_*.wmdb. (Warning – there are several LocalMLS_*.wmdb files, make sure to delete them all!) (Note – The “*” stands for a Josh Reply alicia September 27, 2012 at 1:01 pm # thank you very much for this.. Last time; I opened it&found that no more items exist.is there a possibility to recover them&get them back again.Tx a lot for replying.ghada Discussion is locked Flag Permalink You are posting I've tried ending processes, but no go.

If you're new to Tech Support Guy, we highly recommend that you visit our Guide for New Members. I will try that out. Generated Sat, 18 Mar 2017 16:46:46 GMT by s_bd41 (squid/3.5.23) ERROR The requested URL could not be retrieved The following error was encountered while trying to retrieve the URL: http://0.0.0.2/ Connection Reply Bighollander June 24, 2012 at 10:03 am # to be quite honest, I am very computer illiterate.

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