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Solved: Adding Music to Music Folder

Q: Solved: Adding Music to Music Folder

Hi Everyone,

I have a very basic question. I'm almost embarrased to ask it. But, here it is! When I buy a music CD in the store, how do I put the album into the "Music" folder on my hard drive?

I have Windows Vista and Windows Media Player 11.

Thanks, Darlene

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A: Solved: Adding Music to Music Folder

That is called "ripping". Use the "Rip" button at the top (or in the menu, depending what your player skin looks like ).

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/solved-adding-music-to-music-folder.789160/
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A:Music folder displaying a my music option and a number in brackets

Hello MajorFoley,

You should be able to click on View (menu bar) -> Group by -> (none) to change the folder view to what you wanted instead.

File and Folder Arrangement - Group by - Sort by - Arrange by

Hope this helps.

http://www.sevenforums.com/general-discussion/309139-music-folder-displaying-my-music-option-number-brackets.html
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i tried to drag it but it wouldt let me
 

A:How do i put windows media player music to >> My Music Folder

What version of Windows do you have and which version of WMP?

What exactly are you trying to do? Are you trying to put music files that are in My Music into the WMP library?
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/how-do-i-put-windows-media-player-music-to-my-music-folder.862137/
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A:How do i put windows media player music to >> My Music Folder

i do it manually. if you right click the name of the song in your windows media player, and find the file location, go to that location, and manually dragndrop that file into your my music folder
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/how-do-i-put-windows-media-player-music-to-my-music-folder.566306/
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RE: Windows XP Home SP2 with WMP 10 Also all of the music files are stored in WMP 10 as mp3 file format and not wma format. In addition there is no copy protected music, i.e. no DRM.
How do you copy music files from WMP 10 to 'My Music' folder?
Thanks in advance for all your help!
Mike

A:Copy music files from WMP 10 to 'My Music' folder

Hi

Navigate to C:\Documents and Settings\<username>\Application Data\Microsoft\Media Player and see if you find them there.

http://www.techsupportforum.com/forums/f10/copy-music-files-from-wmp-10-to-my-music-folder-132720.html
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A:Solved: Windows media music library vs music folders

Mp3 music files have tags that are kept inside the files themselves. The most common ones are Artist, Album, Track Title, Track Number, Release Year and Genre. When you put a file into the WMP library, the tags are read and stored, along with the file location.

So the tag data is what shows up in the WMP library and you can sort on various fields depending on which version you have. But the files can be put anywhere and named anyway you like. Most people use a certain naming convention like Artist-TrackNumber-Title.

If you want to sort the folders by genre you could do that, but you'll have to do it manually. You can do some manipulating of folders and filenames with tag editors. If you want to give that a try get Mp3Tag.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/solved-windows-media-music-library-vs-music-folders.839137/
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A:Solved: Listen to music clips or download music

Here is a link to free radio stations in the UK (I don't know where you are based)
http://www.radiofeeds.co.uk/
Scroll down to the player that you use.

 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/solved-listen-to-music-clips-or-download-music.376079/
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A:Solved: Music Folder

Download the free Tweak UI.

Click "Repair" in the left pane.

In the right pane, click on the pull-down and choose "Repair My Music Icon".

Click the "Repair Now" button.

Click "OK" to close the Tweak UI dialog box.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/solved-music-folder.951523/
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A:Solved: Moving My Music folder

HI

i found a solution..

I moved the Music folder to the old place (In My diocuments) and then deleted the folder on my D drive then dragged My Music folder from My documents to the new drive and hey presto it works..
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/solved-moving-my-music-folder.575271/
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A:Solved: Windows 7 Music folder columns

Just click and hold the column name and drag it to where you want it.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/solved-windows-7-music-folder-columns.848343/
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A:Adding music to Skype

  
Quote: Originally Posted by ColdIce


Hi guys.
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A:Adding music to harddrive

When you download most files from the internet, music or not, they get downloaded to your hard drive. If you know the filenames you could do a Windows search to try and find them.

Where did you get these tracks from? What file type are they, WMA, Mp3 or something else.

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A:Adding music to Powerpoint

PaveFE,

I like the easy questions. See this page...

Play sounds across multiple slides
http://www.rdpslides.com/pptfaq/FAQ00047.htm

However....mp3s only work with powerpoint 2000 or higher.

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A:Adding Music to home movies

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A:Adding music trak from file to PP 2003...

Okay. Gonna try it as I do it in PPT 2003, Peter:

1. Make sure no sound is in your file...delete it if you have it there now.

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A:download music from exterior hard drive to Music and Videos partition

  
Quote: Originally Posted by rikkidegraz



Anyway - baby steps. Can you help me to tranfer the music from my external drive to F: Music and Videos?



Normally, you would just drag them (copy, not move) with the mouse--from the external drive to F:Music and Videos. Can't you do that? But I may be misunderstanding you.

However:

First I would decide how many partitions you ultimately want to end up with on your internal drive.

You need the one named system

You need C

You don't need the others.

Plan 1: put all of your personal files on C and subdivide C with a folder structure: Music, Pictures, Video, Work, whatever suits you. 2 total partitions.

Plan 2: put only Windows and programs on C, and put all data on D. Subdivide D with a similar folder structure. 3 total partitions.

Plan 3: Put Windows on C. Use several different data partitions D, E, F, and so on. One for each data type (music, video, pictures, etc). 4 or more total partitions.

I would lean toward plan 2. You seem to have chosen plan 3.

There are advantages and disadvantages to each of those 3 plans. Plan 3 works, but having a bunch of partitions can be wasteful because you can never anticipate the proper size and growth rate of the data type on a partition.

Your pictures partition is already 80% full.

If you know for sure that you want to stay with those particular partitions, you should be able to use that tool to resize them.

Or you could delete all but system and C, then shrink C to maybe 80, then make new D, E, F, etc.

So you have a lot of control.

If you have everything backed up to the external, I would disconnect it temporarily. That way you can't make an error and foul that drive up accidentally with the tool.

You had best confirm what is on H:backups.

What is supposedly on E:C&E Conn and why that peculiar name?

Report back with your ideas and results of moving those files with a mouse.

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A:afterlast update of groove music app in july, my handset do not show any music stored in my sd card.

Originally Posted by Windows Central Question after recent/last update of groove music app in the month of july 2016, my handset do not show any music stored in my sd card. i have reset my phone no.of times. it either shows few of the music or it shows finding your music.because of this handsets gets too hot and at the end my phone battery end up very fast.pls help me in this Your phone is desperetly tryin to update all its core apps to 10 last vrs., then cachin and syncin them. Let it finish his work plugged and wifi connected, don't make too much reset too close!!!! It will take a couple of days for stabylizing
That's a general rule, especially for older models

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A:HELP! music is playing in the background but no music program is open!

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A:Metro Music App does not read music on network drive

Originally Posted by sjengie


Hi, anybody can help me how to get Metro Music App to read and play my music library from Synology 212j+ network drive?
Thing is it works fine for standard windows 8 media player so why the heck does it not work for Metro Music App?

When I select a song from the explorer it is played by metro but where are all the other files?
I have a Dutch - not yet supported region - Windows Account, so cant login music and xbox.
I have added synology shared music folder to my desktop music library but explorer keeps warning me that some features may not work so I have also indexed the folder but still no success

It gives me the creeps these complications and Windows may be loosing another user to the Apple platform (which would mean spending a lot of money to replace my windows home system but at least everything is compatible - I guess)
please help, I tried a lot already



Hi there
Goede Morgen !!

Remember that W8 is still technically in BETA so there is more to come out.
Since multi-media and connectivity is very important this I'm sure will be fixed in the final builds of W8.

I shouldn't base your purchasing requirements against what's in a BETA build of an OS. -- Wait till the Final before making that decision -- and meantime use something like Winamp or plenty of other free music playing apps most of which can also stream to and from smart phones etc.

Cheers (Tot Ziens)

Jimbo

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A:Xbox Music app crashes when playing music

well, you didn't see my post...

app dumping me back to the start screen?

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Panic over. I stumbled across the answer.
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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/music-files-appearing-on-pictures-as-well-as-music.937082/
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A:Music Folder

Open the music folder and then click on the 'Date Modified' tab at the top. You may have to click it one more time to get the latest file on top.
 

http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/music-folder.104472/
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Hello Riptorn.



I'm not sure if this will help or not; have a look at the tutorial at the link below; be sure to post back to keep us informed.


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A:Music Folder W10

Will leave your question here as we have many users who run Windows Ten, but you may wish to check out our sister site Windows 10 Forums

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Hi bj33813,

Have a look at the following Tutorial: Personal User Folder - Restore Missing Folder

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i would like to know what the number sign means in music folder which you can see in the attach image in red circle

thanks in advance

A:# sign in music folder

It`s the number category for the songs on the album, you can get rid of it if you want.

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Hello all,
Somehow the default folder style is Music, even when I go to My computer and click on my hard drive, all my folders are there but it shows up in the music style, even my search shows up in music style. How can I change my default folder style so all my folders and searches are "all items" folder style. Any information will be greatly appreciated.

TIA

Bh

A:Music folder is default

Hi Bh,

You will need to reset you folder view settings so do this and have Vista remember the window settings as they were when it was last closed. METHOD TWO here will show you how.

Windows Explorer Folder View settings

This will show you how to change any left over folder window templates to All Items or any other template afterwards.

Windows Explorer - Folder Type Templates

Shawn

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Hi!, Im using Windows XP Pro, and i want to share my music folder with other users of this pc. I want it shared in such a way that the rest of th my documents folder remains private, but the my music folder is accessible to other users on my pc, and, i also want that the other users who access my mp3s cannot delete/change them or add new ones to my folder
 

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I am trying to delete a music file folder on a flash drive but when i go to delete it I get the message file corrupted or unreadable. when i open the file all i see is 00000000.000 How can i delete this file. When I hover over it the file has 0 bytes. Thanks!!!!!

A:Can not delete a music folder

Did you try to move anything important from that drive and format it?

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Hi I have a desktop and a laptop and I have my MP s sync ed via LapLink My problem is that under my desktop I have a different user account name quot Dave quot whereas my laptop has a user account of quot David quot So the link on folder My Music Changing the start menu quot My Music quot goes to quot C Documents and Settings Dave My Documents My Music quot on the desktop and quot C Documents and Settings Changing My Music folder David My Documents My Music quot on the laptop For matters too involved to discuss here I need my MP s to be on identically named Changing My Music folder folders I figured the best Changing My Music folder was is to put the quot My Music quot folder in the root of my C drive of both computers and that works beautifully with one exception Now when I click on the quot My Music quot icon on my start menu it still goes to the old subdirectory and not the new quot C My Music quot directory How can I tell the quot My Music quot link to go to a different directory other than the one XP defaults me to Is there a place in the registry that will change this link address I tried to change the properties of the icon link itself but to no avail Thanks in advance Dave W nbsp

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I recently performed a clean install of Vista on my laptop. Before doing this I copied my music folder with around 13,000+ files in it to another computer and then copied it back to my laptop after the install. Before whenever I would open the folder it always displayed the files sorted by Date. I've managed to get it to do this one time since the install. Now it will not display the date of each file at all. I'm running Google Desktop Index and hoping that this will help.

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Trying to install iTunes and I get an eror message that it can't set up iTunes folder in the default My Documents/My Music folder.

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Iv'e spent 3 months downloading all my C.D's to my computer. Yesterday they all disapeared. I've checked the amount of space being used on the drive and it would apear it's still there, but the folders empty and I've tryed running a search for the albums with windows but it comes back Blank. I've also checked Recycle bin but it's empty. XP was playing up before this happened. Help!!
 

A:All my C.D's have disapeared From Music Folder

Where did you store them????were they saved as mp3"s??have you run a virus scan???
 

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All my music and video files are in subfolders within a main folder.
Main folder and subfolders are set to display thumbnails.
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> > > The program you are trying to run requires a current Indeo codec.
> > > To obtain a current driver that is compatible with this version of
> > > Windows, please contact the manufacturer at
> > > http://indeo.ligos.com.

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ok so day 5 in the back up and reinstall process... got an external hd sorted and now when i try and move one of my music folders my laptop crashes... every single time... try open it, it crashes... do a search for any songs inside it, they dont come up... try copy it, it crashes... try move it, it crashes... folder contains 3 folders and amounts to 8GB, Im a dj and cannot afford to lose the contents... virus scans are all clear, disk checks are all clear... someone please tell me what is going on?

I just dont get it... is there an program i can use to copy it and open on another computer? or some way to debug it? surely they havent made an operating system that just loses all your stuff, one folder at a time?

A:Music folder dramas..

Are you copy/pasting the entire folder?


Run these and see why it crashes...

Run these and save and attach to your post:
Start>Control Panel>System and Maintenance>Performance Information and Tools>Advanced Tools>

Generate a system health Report

Open Reliability and Performance Monitor>Reliability Monitor

View Performance Details In Event Log

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