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If you can't see the folder, then it's probably hidden. I checked from within WMP and it doesn't list the movie as well. It says it's in use. Discussion is locked Flag Permalink You are posting a reply to: How to edit the main database of Windows Media Player? my review here

Once all is clean, add the correct folders back. I got a question from my lovely ex-girlfriend Carrie, asking me how to clear out all of the Playlists so that she could start from scratch. 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 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.

Reset Windows Media Player Library Windows 7

To delete the current library and build a new one, do the following:1. Share this:FacebookTwitterGoogleEmailPrint Comments David H says January 4, 2017 at 4:42 pm Have a possibly corrupted CurrentDatabase_360wmdb file, which I have tried every way to delete, but it remains there stubbornly, If one or more of my tips have helped you, saved you time, or saved your skin, you can thank me by clicking the PayPal button (or this link) to make Notify me of new posts by email.

  1. Under XP this was easy to rectify by deleting database & rebuild.Have tried the same thing in Win 7 but it still goes into the orginal database, which is what I
  2. Is your music folder listed there?
  3. The main problem is to change the lost or corrupted fields that WMP assigned to the file saved on the primary database (usually on the C drive).
  4. While he had a backup from some months ago, he asked me if he could get a listing from his Windows Media Player (v11) of the albums he had added since

So annoying. He lost a LOT of documents about musicians, songwriters, discographies, etc. Go to Start, type %LOCALAPPDATA%\Microsoft in the Start Search box, and then press ENTER. 2. Clear Windows Media Player Cache Windows 10 This post has been flagged and will be reviewed by our staff.

Adeboye Emmanuel Adedayo says November 13, 2016 at 1:18 am I nearly run mad before seeing your post and being liberated. Thanks again everyone, much appreciated. DO NOT open Windows Media Player (WMP) until you are told to in these steps. (Step 4). Reply MrGroove December 31, 2010 at 11:30 pm # @Allan - hey I'm happy the article helped ya out.

Your fix worked perfectly, clearing up my deleted files and finding the new ones. How To Delete Windows Media Player History This tutorial helped me solve my music library problems with the still buggy WMP12. Follow on Twitter Follow @cybertext Subscribe Enter your email address to subscribe to this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email. Entries (RSS) and Comments (RSS).

Delete Windows Media Player Library Windows 10

Any suggestions as to how to delete this file, size 122,324 kb? https://www.technipages.com/clear-playlists-and-library-in-windows-media-player If you believe this post is offensive or violates the CNET Forums' Usage policies, you can report it below (this will not automatically remove the post). Reset Windows Media Player Library Windows 7 by R. Clear Windows Media Player Library Cache xx Leave a Reply Cancel reply Your email address will not be published.

Since WMP pulls information from this database when it updates, it re-corrupts it in WMP again and again. http://yellowproductions.net/windows-media/windows-media-player-11-how-to-play-media-without-any-skin.php Save as either a .bat or .cmd. Save it as an XLS file. (This export takes only seconds.) You now have a list of everything that was in your WMP library database. This was EXACTLY what I needed! Rebuild Windows Media Player Library Windows 7

The system returned: (22) Invalid argument The remote host or network may be down. Steve Proposed as answer by Steve Boer Wednesday, October 31, 2012 10:41 PM Wednesday, October 31, 2012 10:40 PM Reply | Quote 0 Sign in to vote finally - nice one I hope MS can get their act together. get redirected here That is a recurring problem once fields are corrected on the WMP wondow.

Learn how to contact gP at our contact page. How To Delete Windows Media Player Windows 10 Nothing I do will make it rebuild the library.Steve Tuesday, October 23, 2012 7:53 PM Reply | Quote 0 Sign in to vote Steve: in WMP, please click Organize - Manage Hit "F3" and enter the location where you have moved your music to.

although it must be handy to know, and be able to organize, each and every track you have. 2.

Not so easy at first glance, though I was able to find a way after some Googling. Read Article Article Help! More Reading: About Steve Krause A Seattle native, Steve Krause is a life-long geek and founder of groovyPublishing. How To Delete Windows Media Player Windows 7 To start, Click the Windows Start Menu Orb and Type services.msc in the search box.

Thanks again, very helpful. Preview post Submit post Cancel post You are reporting the following post: How to edit the main database of Windows Media Player? At that point it still wouldn't bring back my music even with re-adding the folder to the library. http://yellowproductions.net/windows-media/windows-media-player-11-nero-player.php Delete the "wmplibrary....db" file here.

Option 1 - Clear Individual Lists In Windows Media Player, navigable to a list of items you wish to delete.