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How to change file paths for music in WMP playlist

Q: How to change file paths for music in WMP playlist

I have a bunch of music stored on Z/```music, and in a playlist. However, I wish to move the music to E/```music, but not have to go through the process of recreating a playlist

Is there a quick way to do this?

A: How to change file paths for music in WMP playlist

here's a real nifty way to move folders to a different location..
Add Copy To / Move To on Windows 7 or Vista Right-Click Menu - How-To Geek

good luck

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I am using Oplisker program.

Oplisker (Open Source Play List Maker) |

How to create m3u file from mp3s in different folders on your computer ?

It seems to only create mp3 playlist only from mp3s in the same folder.

I was interested to create playlist from different folders with different paths
to save to one m3u file, not m3u file in each folder from the mp3s within that folder.

I know I can edit the file so it goes to different paths using notepad, but that would defeat the purpose of this program making it easier to save playlst from diferent mp3s in diffrent folders.


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Anyone know how to find a playlist created with grove music and then burn a cd?
I can burn the CD if I can find and download the playlist that I created in grove music.

A:grove music playlist

Same issue. Any recommendations?

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With windows media player, you can have a playlist of streaming radio stations. E.g. You can find say 5 stations on, download the m3u files, open them up in windows media player and create a playlist so that you can flick through them with the next/previous track buttons.

That's all fine, but is there anyway I can do this with a new windows 8 music app? The built-in app doesn't seem to be able to play streaming m3u files. Another app, 'Radyo' can play these files, but doesn't seem to be able to create a playlist of them so you have to manually flick through them yourself.

Anybody any ideas?

A:Music app that can play a playlist of m3u streams

Maybe this ? ---

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I need to put a 700 items in one playlist. I know how to put them in a playlis one at a time. Windows 7 computer/ windows 10 telephone.
There must be a better way.

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Hi guys - every Sunday I do an art show AND I play a huge amount of music that people ALWAYS want to know "what is that playing?" - unbelievable the amount of folks that don't have a Shazam type app...
So it would be wonderful if as the trax played they showed up on a PUBLIC feed so I don't have to 'fiddle' with the phone to do so (I can't remember all...) I just have a sign that sends them somewhere on the web...

A:from smartphone to Twitter etc. - visible music playlist... HELP?

Apparently there's an app on iOS (iPhone, iPad, etc.) that can do that, not sure if this is what you're looking for., you're looking for an app that will tweet the name of the song (and the artist) as you listen/play it?

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For some reason i cannot burn any kind of a audio cd with out it putting a playlist on it. Now this causes my other cd rom/stereo and diskamn not able to read the cd. I cannot seem to find the option for a play list nor does it show you the playlist when or before you burn it but when i put the cd in my burner and goto windows explorer it shows the audio and then my playlist and a autorun.ini file. Any clue any one?

BTW: the option i use it "Music CD Project" notstream line or mp3...

A:Easy CD Creator 5 messes Music CD with a playlist

By chance does any one know on Roxio website if they have a tech support e-mail? I try calling them and it is like for ever on hold and a pain. I cant seem to find a tech e-mail. Am i missing it or is that how they have it set up? I would e-mail them my problem.


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I had a paid subscription with Spotify for a few years but recently I cancelled it because I wanted to try something new. Thing is I have over 800 songs on the playlist and I want to keep it and not have to start all over again. Can someone help?

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How to change music file from wma to mp3 in windows 10

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Hey guys,

I have playlists setup so that my various MP3 devices can sync with different music.

In the future, I would like to be able to drag a music file (from a windows folder) directly into a certain playlist, AND have it go into the main library, all it once. Is this possible?

Right now, if I try to drag a song into a playlist, it will not let me. The only way I can do it now is by dragging the song into the main library, finding it, and then putting it in the playlist from within the library.

As you may guess, this is quite troublesome if I have many artists I am dragging into the library since I must go through find each one, and then drag. Thanks!

A:Is there a way to drag music files directly to a WMP playlist (and the library)?

You could drag all of your music files into the library one time and leave them there. Then select songs from the library to put into the playlist.

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I just installed a new copy of windows xp home editon and created a couple of logical partitions one for my documents and one for my music files. I was able to change the setting for my documents so when you click on my docs it goes to E patition that was easy i did it through properties.
Now my problem is My Music file is in partition F and my docs are in partion E. when I click on my music files it directs me to partion E:. How do I change this to point to partition F.

I guess what I am trying to say is when I click on my start menu and My Music I want it directed to my F partion and not My E partition the my docs are in.\
I hope this helps

A:Change drive letter on My Music File

In XP, MyMusic is a subdirectory of MyDocuments. You could create a new directory on F: and call it MyMusicFiles for example, and put a shortcut to that on your desktop, start menu etc. and remove the items that point to the MyMusic. Then in your music program you just need to use MyMusicFiles for saving.

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I have a small hard drive on my Acer tab, so I want to store my music etc. on a SD card Can I change where my app looks, rather than the default music/ movies folder on my hard drive?

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how do i sort the playlists that I had created in WMP by alphabetical order and not by the order that it was created?

also, though shuffle is enabled, how do I make WMP 11 start with a random music in the playlist whenever I play a certain playlist? right now it will always start with the first track in the playlist.

thanks for the help

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How would I set up Windows 8 so that I can edit the `path` environment variable in a fixed pitch font such as `Console` or `Lucida Console`? I don't want to change the font for other parts of Windows - only where paths are displayed. It seems I've been doing this in a terribly inappropriate font for many years and my tired eyes aren't great for semicolons.

A:change the font for paths

Hi Broiyan,
In windows 7 it was so easy by going to control panel, but now is much harder(you`ll see what i mean):
As Far As i know go to regedit>>>>HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE>>>>SOFTWARE>>>>Microsoft>>>>Windows NT>>>>Current Vision>>>>FontSubstitues>>>> thats all what i know now i need an MVP like brink to hep you with here.

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My documents are located in D:\Dropbox\MyOwnDocuments

I no longer use Dropbox; so I would like to move them all to D:\MyOwnDocuments

Problem is that I have many portable programs there, and also program files and program data for programs running from my C drive. Not to mention various other shortcuts to documents or folders in D:\Dropbox\MyOwnDocuments

Is there a quick way to check which programs / shortcuts need to be changed? Or (better) is there a way to change these paths automatically?

Thanks for any input.

A:How to change paths seamlessly?

Use subst cmd to fool things they are still in the same location Subst

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Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version
OS Version: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium, Service Pack 1, 64 bit
Processor: Pentium(R) Dual-Core CPU E5300 @ 2.60GHz, Intel64 Family 6 Model 23 Stepping 10
Processor Count: 2
RAM: 2013 Mb
Graphics Card: Intel(R) G41 Express Chipset, 782 Mb
Hard Drives: C: Total - 293632 MB, Free - 233705 MB; D: Total - 11509 MB, Free - 1642 MB;
Motherboard: FOXCONN, ETON
Antivirus: Norton 360 Premier Edition, Updated and Enabled
Using Windows media player I visit a internet radio web site and while a piece of music is playing clicked the "add a song to your personal playlist" . A message appears stating that this song has been added.
From this point on I am totally confused.
I am unable to find the song I have added or indeed what playlist it has been aded to.

I am new to Windows Media Player .

Any assistance would be greatly appreciated.



A:Windows Media player - creating a playlist using music from an internet radio station

Unless you've integrated Windows Media Player with an unlimited streaming service like Spotify or own all the songs you're adding to a play list, I don't think the feature does anything for you.

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I am still unable to access my WD 5000H1U external hard drive. It is showing in Device MGR & Disc Management. However when I access Computer it is not showing. When in Disc Management it is there ok but with no drive letter. Right click reveals drop down box but everything is Greyed out. The external HD is up and running ok with blue lights, I have even tried 3 separate USB cables but with no joy. I have checked the drivers and they are up to date...... When i first switched it on it did register ok in Computer but since then nothing. It works perfectly on my Apple laptop. I am running Windows 7 Home edition. Any help would be much appreciated. Lee

A:Change Drive Letter & Paths Greyed out

Has the drive been initialized?

To initialize new disksIn Disk Management, right-click the disk you want to initialize, and then click Initialize Disk.
In the Initialize Disk dialog box, select the disk(s) to initialize. You can select whether to use the master boot record (MBR) or GUID partition table (GPT) partition style.
Note The disk is initialized as a basic disk.

Additional considerations
New disks appear as Not Initialized. Before you can use a disk, you must first initialize it. If you start Disk Management after adding a disk, the Initialize Disk Wizard appears so you can initialize the disk.

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Hello, I know (am pretty sure >.<) that there is a way to do this.

I am trying to set a file path for a folder, but I need the folder to go to the current username, instead of my username. For example..

C:\Users\Matt\Documents\ - Is my current path

I want it to be C:\Users\*THEIR USER NAME*\Documents\

A:Help With File Paths

Hello Anyok,

You can use the path below for a universal profile path instead.

%USERPROFILE%\My Documents

Hope this helps,

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Im new to windows 10, i upgraded from windows 7. I am beyong annoyed with the File looking for is here, there, in that folder and dont forget the folder under it lol. I sync my phone to pc for Dropbox, Files starts to sync and im seeing the same file syncing over and over like 4 times, along with the annoying windows sounds each time. I look to see where they are going and one goes to a folder
Same file here
This PC-Windows C-users Branscum-dropbox

same file went here
and here
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i could go on but im confusing my self even more...Please i dont need all them access points for the same file ...Could some one explain this to me

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Hello. Recently, my iTunes library crashed deleting all my library information and playlists from its file system, yet strangely preserved my music files. Fortunately, however, I used a program called iTunes Exporter to convert my Top Rated playlists which were sorted by order of date added. Right now I still have the .m3u playlist of the songs in the order that they were in the Auto Playlist.

Upon this crash, I have decided to make the jump to Windows Media Player 11. I have transferred all my songs onto WMP 11, and have also transferred the two playlists. There, however, still is a problem remaining. I want to be able to make an Auto Playlist that will automatically add my Top Rated songs and sort them in Descending order of its Date Added, but most importantly, be able to continue on in the Auto Playlist from the list of already sorted 4000+ songs I have in my prior playlist.

Any assistance in this matter would be greatly appreciated. I thank you for your time in advance.

A:WMP 11 - Make Auto Playlist Continue from Previous Playlist


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after i run winaso registry cleaner/optimizer i get a messeage that i need to delte invalid files path

how do i do that ??????????

A:invalid file paths ???

Do yourself a favor, and if a registry cleaner offers to do something you don't understand, decline. It's far easier to clean the system to death than to actually fix something with a registry cleaner.

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A little background first.

I have a shortwave radio that is of a new type where a lot of the functions such as filters, etc. is done via software that resides on the PC.

The radio is mfg. by the WINRADIO company.
The model of the radio is a G31 DDC

After playing with the radio, it automatically Saves the frequencies that you have listened to, and puts them into Memory to be able to recall them later.
The file that it creates is called "User Memory"..

I seem to have the User Memory File in the right place, I think, but the "path" to get there seems to be different.

I have one path of:
Libraries/ Documents/ WINRADIO/ G31 DDC/ User Memory

And another path of:
C:/ Users/ Bob/ My Documents/ WINRADIO/ G31 DDC/ User Memory

They both seem to lead to the correct file of User Memory.

a. My main question: Is there really only one file of User Memory, but two different ways or paths to get to it ?

b. What's with Libraries; I've never set that up ? What are they ?

c. Notice that one path has My "Documents", and the other just "Documents".

If anyone could explain this for me, I would be most appreciative.

Much thanks,

A:Two Paths To The Same File Question ?

A Library doesn’t contain files, but provides a single aggregated view of multiple folders and their contents.

These links may help:

Libraries - Personal and Public User Folders

Windows 7 Libraries: Frequently Asked Questions

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I use WinAso Registry Optimizer; when I run it my computer crashes when it gets to Invalid File Paths, but when I remove the invalid file paths flag, it completes the process just fine. I would like some advice on correcting invalid file paths...thanks.

A:Invalid File Paths

Don't use registry cleaners. If you continue to use them, chances are that crashes will be among the least of your problems. Those things are junk, do only harm, and you should be thankful you were even able to reboot. Performance is not improved by using them, they remove needed entries, and they create their own "errors" so that they can "fix" them, making worse errors in the process.

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Dear All,

One of my user is facing copy paths issue in window 7 enterprise . User get the following error.

Thanks & Regards,
Kashiram Sawant

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So I've been trying to use system file checker, and encountered a problem where it can't repair a file. I found this page detailing how to manually fix the problem:

Use the System File Checker tool to troubleshoot missing or corrupted system files on Windows Vista or on Windows 7

I was fine until step 2, where it says

"For example, type takeown /f E:\windows\system32\extremely_simplified_example.dll"

The problem is, my CBS.log file says stuff like:

Cannot repair member file [l:24{12}]"FWPKCLNT.SYS"
Unable to repair \SystemRoot\WinSXS\Manifests\\[l:24{12}]"FWPKCLNT.SYS"

and I don't know how to translate that into a path to use with the takeown command. I searched for that file using explorer and found a dozen different copies, so I'm not sure which one to replace.

Semi-related questions: Can I just replace them all? I'm planning on using a copy of the file from a similar system that works, is that ok?


A:Help understanding CBS.log file paths

Hello Southbound, and welcome to Seven Forums.

Those instructions there are fine, but just a bit vague. OPTION THREE in the tutorial below can help give you only the SFC results to help make it easier to go through.SFC /SCANNOW Command - System File Checker
Next, the tutorial below can show you how to extract files from your installation disc to replace any listed files that SFC cannot repair.Extract Files from Windows 7 Installation DVD
Before doing anything, please post back and upload your sfcdetails.txt file to see what all may be wrong, and if it any file that cannot be repaired is worth worrying about.Screenshots and Files - Upload and Post in Seven Forums
To help interrupt what it says to know the path:Cannot repair member file [l:24{12}]"FWPKCLNT.SYS"
Unable to repair \SystemRoot\WinSXS\Manifests\\[l:24{12}]"FWPKCLNT.SYS"
The first line says that SFC cannot repair the FWPKCLNT.SYS file.

The second line is the path of the file. "SystemRoot" is a variable "%SystemRoot%" that is actually just a shortcut for "C:\Windows". This leaves you with the file path as:C:\Windows\WinSXS\Manifests\FWPKCLNT.SYS
Doing a search on the C: drive for the listed FWPKCLNT.SYS file would help give you all of it's locations if needed as well.

Hope this helps for now,

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Know how to fix it? x3

A:Changing Root Name In File Paths

I think you need to create a new profile and move settings from old to new, How to copy data from a corrupted user profile to a new profile - Louis

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I know there's no difference aside from appearance, but it's really annoying to look at it.

I've uninstalled the program and looked around the Regional and Language options, policy settings, and about anywhere I can think of, maybe I missed it somewhere, but I can't find a way to revert it. Can anyone help? Thanks.

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Shameless bump.

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I have a program that plays music on VB 2008 Express Edition. It accesses music from my memory stick because I'm going to need to move the program to another computer. However, the memory stick was always listed under the J:\ drive, but now randomly it's listed under the K:/ drive. Is there a way so that I can just get the music "into" the program so that it can just play the music no matter what computer it is on. P.S. I also need to get this program to run on XP, and the file path is E:\, I'm afraid that since mine changed randomly, the XP computer I'm moving it to will also change randomly.

Please Help!

A:File Paths Changing Randomly

You can change the drive letter by going to Administrative Tools in Control Panel and them going into Computer Management, there is a section called Disk Management which will show all connected drives, from there you can change the drive path.

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Hello everyone! New here with this problem, hope I'm entering it under the right category (if not, sorry)

I have a local and a network folder embeded in a tiddlywiki page in iframes.
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I've set up the open office plugin to show the aforementioned files within browser, so the frames work as
a sort of view area ( ).

At the same time I need to be able to open the folders / files in their native windows environment.
The above configuration doesn't allow that as .doc and .xls links open in the open office environment by default.

A number of firefox add-ons (Open With 4.0 /,
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I've set up explorer, winword.exe and excel.exe as manual entries in the Open With add-on which allows you to right click on firefox links and select to open them with these applications. Other add-ons allow you to do the same thing with internet explorer or a chosen application.

They all present the following problem:

The plugin works perfectly when opening the folder file:///C:/a with explorer
and the files file:///C:/a/a.doc with winword and file:///C:/a/a.xls with excel.exe.

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Hi there I was hoping someone here could help me! I have around 100gb of music on my laptop however I only listen to around 3-5gb of this. I would like to transfer my playlist music into a single folder so I can delete the rest and free up some space. any ideas or adivce would be helpful. Thanks in advance.

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When i open file dialog (saving/open files) i also get list of old path that are not existing any more.

how i can remove it ?


A:how to remove file dialog suggested paths?

Hello Igalep,

This may be able to help. It will be the same location used for Windows Explorer.

Windows Explorer Auto Suggest - Delete Typed Paths

Hope this helps,

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when i first got my computer i came up with a lofty way of partitioning my 16o gb hard drive into different sections for different purposes like media partition and a system and a possible linux/ UNIX partition. but i haven't followed my plan and my f ( 60 g's) drive is almost full and my E drive ( 50 g's ) is completely empty can i combine the drives without messing up all of my file paths? maybe if i named the new drive f it would change anything? e is completely empty though

A:Partitioning hard drives and file paths

Well, yes if you use a program like Partition Magic that does non-destructive partitioning you can then id the partition as F, and not have lost your paths.

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I guess this may be a tiny bit off the subject here, but I am attempting this in windows 7.

I have a program file manager tool called 'Directory Opus' that is capable of calling windows external programs and passing them the current directory the file manager is sitting on.

So far so good.

Now I want to call a cygwin (linux/unix emulator for windows) terminal with that file manager.

Checking properties on the cygwin Icon I got the path: C:\cygwin\bin\mintty.exe -i /Cygwin-Terminal.ico -

So it is a path to a command and an argument to that command.

Actually I guess it is 2 arguments to a command since I think '-' in that position means to feed anything on STDIN to the command. At least that would be true in unix shell programming.

So using the Directory opus setup I pass this call:
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So the call ends up:
'@async:C:\cygwin\bin\mintty.exe -i /Cygwin-Terminal.ico - {s}'

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So to cut to the chase.... I'd like to put a little wrapper to Cygwin terminal in there with the code necessary to convert 'C:\subdir\blah\' to '/cygdrive/c/subdir/blah/'

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A:Dos paths and unix paths conversion

I would ask on specifically this forum:
General Software Discussion -

The reason is I know there are a bunch of DO aficionados, who also use Linux, on that forum. I've never tried DO myself. I have played around with CygWin. But it's been a few years.

If the site wants a donation to sign up just explain to Mouser why you want to post etc.. I think he'll be sympathetic.

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I have just changed from XP where I used random photos as my screensaver and I had the option to show the file path which was an effective caption. With photos going back many years it was always enjoyable as the photos brought back memories. I am now using Photos as my screensaver in Windows 7 but I can't find any way to show file path / captions. Can anybody help please?

A:How do I display file paths when using Photos as a screen saver

Welcome to Seven Forums romper. It can't be done natively in 7, but if you still have your XP PC, people report success in copying ssmypics.scr from their XP machine to the Window 7 C:\windows\System32 directory. Open the Screen Saver Settings window and select the My Pictures Slideshow option, and voil?!

A Guy

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I mistakenly deleted the contents of a user's account folder and was unable to replace the sub-folders manually or by pasting empty ones from another account. If I try to use the account to save files, I just get an error message saying that the folder xxx or file path doesn't exist, depending on where I am trying to save them. This is not just a long filename error and I am afraid that I have caused problems for the user that would affect any Windows 8 account he opens in future, because of Microsoft syncing. What do you suggest?

A:How to reset a user's deleted sub-folders/file paths?

Do you mean you've deleted the entire user folder in the root of C:\Users?

If so, just forget about it, unless you need to restore actual data. Simply create a new user after deleting the old one:

net user /delete DeletedUserNameHere

You can see the list of user names with

net user

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Can you supply the correct paths and file names for initiating programmes to view files in

These are needed so that when a user clicks wants to view a document referenced in Q-Pulse
the system ensures the correct programme is launched. This does not happen all the time
when older files are stored with unusual extensions.

A:correct paths and file names for initiating programmes

nik, these could be different on anyone's PC.

If you're looking for the executable file paths, just do a find for the following files and note the folder they're stored in:

PowerPoint: powerpnt.exe
Excel: excel.exe
Visio: visio32.exe (I'm pretty sure about this one, not positive)

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I'm having an issue with Windows Media Player for Windows 7.

I imported a bunch of playlists and their associated music files from an XP machine to my new Win7 machine, and some of the music files aren't playing - Media Player simply says that there was "an error" with no further explanation given, but this error only occurs with files with a certain file path.

On my XP machine a large chunk of my music files were located in C:\Documents and Settings\[my name]\My Documents\My Music\[artist name]\[song title] as .wma files. I know that in Win7 the Documents and Settings subdirectory was replaced by Users or something - that's not the real problem, because for all my other music files, the file paths as shown in my WMP playlists will adjust themselves automatically and play the music files correctly no matter where the files are moved. My issue stems from the fact that WMP is not correcting the file paths for the files located in Documents and Settings the way it is for all the other files. There is no way to edit the file paths in WMP, or I would have tried that.

This is not the first time I've moved my XP playlists to a Win7 machine, but on my previous attempts I have had no problem simply copying all my music to one folder and playing them in WMP. So I'm not sure why it's not working this time.

I would prefer to avoid rebuilding all my playlists by hand - I really don't think that should be necessary, since as I said I've moved all my data from an XP to a W... Read more

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Is there a way to save a winamp playlist as a text file, like is there a way to import it? Thanks..

A:Saving WINAMP playlist as a text file?

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iTunes is a digital jukebox for Mac OS X and Microsoft Windows operating systems iTunes versions prior to 4.7.1 are vulnerable to a buffer overflow. By creating a specially-crafted m3u or pls playlist file, a remote attacker could oveflow a buffer and execute arbitrary code on the system or cause iTunes to crash, once the file is processed.

Platforms Affected:

Apple Computer, Inc.: iTunes prior to 4.7.1
Apple Computer, Inc.: Mac OS 10.x
Microsoft Corporation: Windows XP
Microsoft Corporation: Windows 2000 Any version



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I am currently using Skydrive to synchronize files and folders between my home and office computers. I created an Excel file which has hyperlinks linking to files located under the same folder as the Excel file on the local hard disk.
In the past I was using Excel 2010 and the synching would work fine. I would open the excel file in any of the two computers and when I clicked on the hyperlinks the file stored on the local hard disk would open. Recently I purchased Office 360 and suddenly the paths in the hyperlinks linking to the files were changed from a local relative location I.e. \test.xlsx! to a cloud address I.e. On top of that even if I click on the hyperlink the file does not open.
Also Skydrive keeps creating copies of the files at random with the name of the computer where it was modified at the end I.e. test-Home-PC.xlsx.

Anybody know the reason for this and a way around it?


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Is there a resource available on MS website where I can get a list of channel/files paths associated with MS Event log source types.

For instance, event logs
MS Event Log - DHCP Admin
MS Event Log - DHCP Operational
Windows 2008 Vista EventLog Failover Clustering
Have the following channels:

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In C:\Documents and Settings\User I have 2 folders:

Start Menu

The files within the Start Menu folder, as an example, have the path: C:\Documents and Settings\User\Start Menu.

If I rename the Start Menu folder to, say, xxxxStart Menu, and view path of the files in the folder again, the path remains the same C:\Documents and Settings\User\Start Menu instead of what I expected to be C:\Documents and Settings\User\xxxxStart Menu

The same applies for Favorites.

Additionally, I can leave the renamed xxxxStart Menu folder in Documents and Settings\User and create a new folder of the same name (xxxxStart Menu) and it allows me to do this--even though both names are the same!

1) Is this normal?
2) Why is this?
3) Are these some kind of "special" folders that Windows XP treats differently?
4) Why doesn't this happen for other folders like Desktop, Cookies, Local Settings, SendTo, and Application Data?


A:Xp File Paths Question, pertains to Favorites and Start Menu

Are these some kind of "special folders"Click to expand...

That is exactly what they are called. For more detailed information: Also check out the links at the bottom of the page for more details.

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Using Real Player 10.5

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how to fix error when trying to open videos "this playlist is not a valid xml file"

A:how to fix error when trying to open videos "this playlist is not a valid xml file"

ok tell us, we are ready,we can take it,go for it!

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I have a drive that has a lot of information on it that I need. A user left our company and all of his files are on this drive. I was handed it and asked to build a VM with all his information on it. When I plug the drive in it loads the drivers and shows
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Deleting/formatting the drive is not an option. Is there a way to get this drive accessible without that? Deleting it is the exact opposite of what I want done here. 

A:Change Drive Letter and Paths... greyed out. Can't assign drive letter.

That looks like a mac formatted drive, that's why it wont work on your PC. Try installing Paragon HFS+ for Windows.

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Is it possible to change the location of the default "my music" file, I bought a NAS and want to redirect to this

A:how to change location of my music

Right click and drag the "My Music" folder to it's new location and select "move". This will not only move the "My Music" folder but also the contents.

More info here if needed. How to redirect special folders in Windows XP

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A:How do I change m3u music files to mp3's?

go to and get the eval copy of musicmatch jukebox 6. you can convert song files with it (like wav to mp3, etc.)

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I did something I know not what . How do i get it all back to wav?

A:Solved: please how did all my music change to wma?

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I have my HD partitioned and I just put all my music into the "D:" Now, what I want to do is when I go to start and MY MUSIC, I want it to take me to the D:

By the way...I am using XP Home Ed.

Thanks in advance for any help

A:How do I change my music directory

You should make a new folder on your D drive and name it whatever you want. (ex. My Music) Then put you music in that folder as opposed to just leaving it on D: (the root) Then you can RIGHT click the folder and select "send to" and then "to Desktop as a shortcut" Then drag the new shortcut to the START button. Then when you click on My Music, it will go to that new folder with your music in it. That is one of about 1000 ways to do it. Play around a bit.

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As anyone who is reading this post know that on the start menu there is an icon 'My Music' that when it is clicked it will link you to the My Music folder. (To its location : My document/My music)

I want to change the location of My Music icon on the start menu.

What I am saying exactly is, I have the hard drive split in 2, one of them for the windows and the other for the files( like music,pictures,softwares.....). I want that when i click on My Music icon on the start menu, it will link me to the folder on the other partition (not that location in my documents).

Could that happen?

Thanks for taking your time reading my post.

A:Change My Music folder Location

Hi ...yes, it can happen, I believe.

You can try this: Right-click the shell folder (My Music) in Windows Explorer, drag the folder to the new location, release the mouse button, and select the Move Here item.

Note: If Windows Explorer complains, then you must use the registry to move the folder location and manually move the contents. can do like I do and just ignore the My Music folder (I don't store any files in it) and I just create folders for music files wherever I want them. From there, if I wanted a shortcut, I would just right-click and send one to the desktop.

And there are other ways of doing what you seem to want...the above seems to be the easiest attempt that I could find.


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It was easy to do in previous versions of Windows, but not obvious in Win 10.
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I have music on many different drives, and often plug in thumb drives or other portable drives.

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Being a procrastinator I have of course waited until the last minute to switch from my Win XP system to my Win 7 Home Premium system.

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As I understand it, an SSD drive's speed and efficiency decreases if the drive is over 3/4 full so I would like to locate these folders on the secondary HDD. I have researched considerably the best way to do this and I am still confused about the best way to do this.

Here is a link to an older topic in this forum that gives instructions on how to do this but it is also confusing. For instance, he states (in the Option 2 section): Create a New Folder by right clicking or press and hold on a empty space in the main window there, and click/tap on New and Folder. Name the new folder without spaces (ex: "Music" for My Music) for the user folder that you want to move there. BUT, his screenshot show's naming it My Music. Which is correct? In the same topic, he mentions (at the top of the article)... Read more

A:Want to change location of My Documents and My Music to secondary HDD

To be honest the best way would to be just have them on the 2nd HD and Add them to the Library! But I have "Cut" and pasted the "My Music" and "My Pictures" into other drives and that seems to work just fine.

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Which one of the settings in the link I provided would be blocking the music streaming and if I change it back, how big of a risk is it to my PC security?

A:No music streaming after change to IE security settings.

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A:want to change opening music when I turn on computer

Not smart to post your email addy in a public forum. The SPAM bots love to harvest addresses from posts. If you absolutely need to post it remove the @ symbol and type the word "at" instead.

As for your initial question, you can manage your sounds from the Control Panel under the category "Sounds and Audio Devices." Under "Sounds", Look for the program event you want to change such as "Start Windows" and use the browse button to point to the .WAV file you would like to use instead.


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whenever I listen to mp3 in my music tool in windows 8 , there appear these flashing pictures in background which I are very disturbing . How can I take them off ?

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Hell all. Here is my problem. You see how in the Start Menu you have My Documents, My Music and My Picture. What I want to do is to link those 3 icons to go into the My Docs, My Music and My Picture that I have in my external Hardrive instead of the default place.

I hope you guys understand this. Any way I can do this?

A:Solved: Change My Documents, My Pictures, My Music...

If you clidk Start, then right-click My Documents, and select Properties, then click the "Move" button, you get an opportunity to select another location to store your documents from a small Explorer window. Expand My Computer (click the "+" sign) and you should see your external drive. Select that drive, and then click the "Make New Folder" button, and name the new folder whatever you like (or select an existing folder if it suits your needs). My Music and My Pictures will tag along for the ride automatically.

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Acer Aspire M1100 AM1100-E1402A
Mfg Date 2008\03\07
Vista Home Premium 32-bit

It was running OK, but getting a bit old and a bit slow. I upgraded to a W7 desktop, but wanted to keep this one playing around with.

Ran System Recovery 2 or 3 times using the Alt-F10 method. First time, I wanted to avoid loading bloatware so ran msconfig early on, went to Startup to uncheck Acer Launch and stuff like that. Windows Update worked until SP1. Just couldn't get SP1 to install, including when I downloaded it from the web.

Then I ran System Recovery and let the bloatware run. It stalled at 9/11. Again, Windows Update worked until SP1.

Then I tried System Recovery using discs, instead of Alt-F10. It failed for some reason. I have a couple other System Recovery discs from an laptop and an eMachine laptop. I tried them with the same result. Recovery starts, writes over the C drive, then fails.

The message is:
The system registry contains invalid file paths. Installation cannot proceed. This system image was applied without guaranteeing that drive-letter assignments would match across computers.

So now I'm stuck.

I googled the error message, but generally ended up in discussion boards that are over my head. I think I saw some discussion about partition. I have a foggy memory that this desktop may have arrived with the HDD partitioned into something like 120 and 200 GB partitions. I think I removed the partition. I wonder if this has contributed to the problem? Then... Read more

A:Vista System Recovery failure - "system registry contains invalid file paths" - canno

The vista image extracts to the temporary drive letter D.

If you use a regular installation dvd and MS standard setup.exe, it will fix the os registry letter correctly. (Defaults to the first letter i.e. C as A and B are reserved for floppies )

If you are trying to restore from a factory image, you will have trouble because there is now another os on the machine.

I have a script I use for it.

You could get it to work , but it is a lot of mucking around.

It is just easier to use a Vista install dvd ( not the same as your factory recovery image ), boot it up, and install to your desired partition.

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Hey guys!! So I know there are quite a few people who want to change most of the images that Groove Music uses as but not limited too Artist Images, Artist Banners, Live Tiles etc. The process does take a while but If you are hell-bent on changing them, or if you prefer another image it is possible!! Groove music stores all these images locally; I am not talking about Album covers.
Programs you need:
Photoshop CC
Step 1.
Ensure ?View Hidden Folders? is ticked. To do this open start menu and search for ?Folder Explorer Options?. Once opened click View. Under Hidden Files and folders tick ?Show hidden files, folders, and drives?.
Step 2.
Navigate to this address in explorer: (Where USERNAME is you own)
Step 3.
Back up all these files anywhere, such as a separate folder.
Step 3.
Now inside the original folder it will be filled with blank looking files. The easier option is to use advanced renamer to change all the file extensions to jpgs. Here?s a link on how to bulk change extensions using cmd:
Step 4.
Scroll through this list until you find the images you want to change. Open that file in Photoshop and change the image ensuring you don?t change the file name or dimensions and click save.
Step 5. When you have change the file you need to remove the .jpg extension back into file. Do this following step 3. And replace the orginal file in IMAGECACHE/2... Read more

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any recommendation of a free software that can change tempo & key of music. Thanks!

A:Solved: Free software to change Tempo/key of music

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I've been trying to figure out how to delete and change some of the file information for various music tracks. I'm the kind of person who likes everything perfectly organised. As an example of my problem, for some of my album titles, it says the names of the singers instead of the names of the band. (I know! A disaster! ) But it really grinds on me.

I saw an old post on a different forum with the following advice, only the post is over 800 days old and it advised me to start a new thread. I quote the person who responded on the old thread:

'First of all, yes, this in an old old post, BUT it is the #2 thread to pop up on Google when I typed in "how to clear property for contributing artist".
Therefore, for good of all the people in the world that have asked and been told to "Google it", here is the answer.

1.Highlight all the files that you wish to clear any sort of meta data from.
2.Right click and go to properties.
3.Click on the Details tab.
4.At the bottom of the Details tab, there is something that says "Remove Properties and Personal Information. Click on it. Don't worry it won't ruin anything.
5. A new panel will pop up, click on the second bubble option and BAM, you can select all the info that you want to clear for all those 93GB of music that were ruining your MP3 player artist lists or album lists or what ever.'

I've tried doing this, but I encounter a problem. I've uploaded a screenshot of what ... Read more

A:How to change/delete 'contributing artists' on music files.

Get Mp3tag and use that to edit your Mp3 files.

You should be able to edit "contributing artists" (or any other field) directly. After you load some files into Mp3tag, select them, right-click and click "Extended Tags". That should show you all of the tags on the files.

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A:How can I change the destination of the My Music shortcut in the Start Menu

Hello mef1975

See if the instructions here help you.


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I'm using Windows XP Professional SP3. I was wondering if it's possible to change the folder icons for the "My Pictures, My Music, and My Video. When I click on the folders properties there is no tab for customize for these three folders like there is on the others. I just want folders without the music note, picture, or film strip in it. By the way, this is a very cool site! I use it often to find answers I'm looking for and it's been very helpful. I couldn't find anything on the folder icons, Thank you so much for your time!

A:Can I change the folder icons for music, picture and video

Tweak UI might work

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hey guyss..i have problem with my computer....all my icon change to Windows media player and all target type change to EXE File...what should i do.....plzzz...
#sorry for my bad english..
Windows 7 Ultimate 32 bit sp1

2 gb ram

A:All icon change to WMP and all target type change to EXE File

Hello Kechik Crew, and welcome to Seven Forums.

If you like, you could do a system restore using a restore point dated before this happened to undo and fix this quickly.

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Hello, I recently changed my operating system from Windows XP 32 bit to XP 64 bit and upon doing so I cannot see any of the file attributes normally associated with my music files such as; Artist, Duration, Bit Rate etc. This is important as my music is now in a completely random order as only the file name is left to determine what my music is. So now im left with 60gb of music files all in a random order differentiated by numbers in front of the songs instead of for instance artist order. However I do see the file type and file size of each file when I hover over a song.

The weird thing is, when I plug my external hard drive which has the same files as my hard drive into a computer running Windows XP 32 bit I can see all of these songs as they should be, artist order with all their associated attributes when you hover over each song with the mouse.

I have tried going into the folder and going to; View, Choose Details to personally make sure the attributes I want displayed are there but they are all ticked and only the two attributes I previously mentioned are displayed.

A:Operating system change causes all music files to not display attributes

Hi EggFtw,

Instead of going View>Choose Details etc, try this:-

In your 'My Music' folder, right click on the word 'Name' (will be just above the title of the first track) and select 'More' at the bottom of the window that opens up. Check the boxes that you would like it to display, and then click 'OK' and you should be good to go.

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On, the playlist will not load in Firefox (just a grey square box), but it will load in Internet Explorer. Their FAQ said it probably has to do with my security settings.

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Is there a security setting in Firefox where I can lower all security barriers to a certain site?

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I need to change a zip file to an epub file. I have heard this can be done, but when I add the .epub after the file name, I notice the file is still actually zip type file when I right click properties. This is causing a problem when I try to open it in in different ebook reader programs.

I know there is a way to change a file's actual file type, but I don't know how. Perhaps there is a software or I need to go into the registry?

I can do this either with windows 7 or XP home, because I have two computers. So help on either operating system would be great?

As a related question, I am wondering does changing a file's icon type actually change the file type or just the icon?

A:How do I change a file's file type (not only file association)?

Hi awd and welcome to Seven Forums.

I take it that your zip file is an e-book. Changing the extension does nothing to change the format of the data. If you have need to convert an e-book from one format to another try Calibre. In addition to managing e-books it allows you to convert from one form to another. calibre - E-book management

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Hi all,win7 Home Premium 64 bit. I'm having difficulties modifying my hosts file. Following guidance from this forum, I open Notepad++ as administrator & can navigate to and open the hosts file. But the &quot;Save&quot; option is greyed out, so I can't save directly to the original location. I can Save As (eg to the Desktop), then copy paste into the original location.
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A:Problem modifying hosts file, change file permissions?

Drag the file to your desktop, edit and save then drag it back. Done. This is how it should work, you want strong permissions on those directories and files to avoid malware from modifying them.

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Hi there forum,

how do you change the Visual effects using a batch file or registry file.



A:How to change visual effects using batch file or registry file?

Hello Edward, and welcome to Ten Forums.

The links in the blue note box under OPTION FOUR in the tutorial below may be able to help with this.

Visual Effects Settings - Change in Windows 10

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Hi there forum,

how do you change the Visual effects using a batch file or registry file.



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Can it be done?

Some video files I have are not supported in WMP, or in WMM. I have a 3rd party media player that plays them, but it has limited editing capabilities.

If I pull the vid files through a file recovery utility, set to recover video files, in MPEG-2 format perhaps, will they recover into a format that's supported in Windows applications? Would there be quality loss of the vids in changing the format?

A:Solved: Change format of vid file with file recovery util?

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I want to wipe out my hard drive. But I have all kinds of music on it but nowhere to back it up to since I have 15GB of music.
So if I put all of those songs into a zip file and then changed the zip file to a text document, because the zip file would be 15Gb but a text document would be 800KB. So I would be able to email the text document to myself and when I reinstall my OS I can download it from my email and then rename it to .zip and extract them all.
Would this work?
If I did it to videos too would that work as well?

A:[SOLVED] If I make a zip file and change it to a text file would that corrupt its con

There is no way a 15gb zip file be turned to 800kb of data. Plus corruption might occur. Best solution is to purchase a external hard drive External Hard Drives - which is inexpensive you can get one from around 80 bucks. Backup all your music on that as is as is just by copying and pasting it to the external hard drive.

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I tried searching for this but didn't find anything. Apologies if I get my Windows terminology incorrect, I'm using the Japanese version of XP Pro (but am more familiar with English) so system text is in Japanese so I have to translate it by memory from when I last used English Windows or literally translate the Japanese term.

After having to do a repair install, all my file associations were reset. But when I right-click on an affected file and select "Program Opens With" (or go into its Properties then click on "change" under File Associations) and manually search for the program, I can select the program in the Open dialog box but once it's selected and I hit OK, it's not in the list of programs that Windows will allow me to choose for the File Association.

I also tried going into the options of two different programs (IrfanView, Media Player Classic) so I could just have the program change the file associations, but this didn't work either.

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A:Can't Change "file Opens With" In The File's Propeties After An Xp Repair Install

Have you tried to change the file association from Explorer view?How to change file associations in Windows XP -;product=winxp Louis

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A:Music File RM

Its a file for realplayer or realvideo,,I don't know how to convert this specific file.

Personally I'm not a realplayer fan,,but if you use AOL it comes with the AOL 8.0 cd

Or if you do a search for realplayer its readily available,,I don't know that its a good idea to use though,, seems like ever time I used it it kept wanting to update all the time. I did'nt like that,,I just wanted to use the program without all the hassle.

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Hi there ,

I've been struggling trying to find out how I can change the Selected File color , in File Explorer since

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and have to enter values manually ???

I am sick of the always blue-ish selection color when selecting multiple file in Detail view and or

thumbnail view , it's so HARD to see what's selected in this Powder blue color.

Please if anyone can assist in help me with this , much appreciated .

Thank you


A:Color change select file in file explorer , don't like Blu

Hello honsbeek.

If you like, the selected file color can be changed in high contrast mode from personalization.

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Hey all!

I just wonder, is there a way to actually change all four (4) file attributes from the file properties dialog of a file?

This was possible with Windows 95! Imagine that! Windows 95!...

But it's not possible with Windows 98!
It's not possible with Windows Me (Mistake Edition, *cough*)!
It's not possible with Windows 2000!
It's not possible with Windows XP!
It's not possible with Windows Vista!
And it's not possible with Windows 7!

Why would you want to use the attrib command to change file attributes? Because that's the only thing I know of that allows setting all four attributes. The four attributes being the Read-only, Hidden, Archive, and System.

Is there by any chance a way to add these attribute options to the file properties dialog?...

A:How do you change file attributes from the file properties dialog?

You can see on samples below how the file properties dialog may look like on different Windows versions.

Windows 95

Windows 98
Windows XP

Windows Vista

Windows 7

The dialog may look the same in Windows Vista and Windows 7, but they behave a little bit differently. As you can see from the lower most image, the the time stamps are displayed as "X hours ago" instead of actual time it was created, modified or accessed. It will display time normally as with all previous Windows versions only after 24 hours have passed. I don't like this, but as far as I know it's the only change they have done to the file properties dialog in Windows 7.

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Here's a good one for a friend of mine. After uninstalling Netscape (in order to reinstall clean), all of his music files were labelled as unidentified Windows files. When he opened the files and it asked what application to use to open the files, he "accidently" picked the IE icon. Now all of the music files are labeled as Explorer files. How does he go back now and "relabel" the music files as the correct application type, such as Media Player or in his case, Plexor player? Thanks ahead of time!!

A:Music File labeling

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I have mp3s, midis, and two types of wav files and a few wma files

Can all be succesfully burned to CD?
If any converting is needed, wich formats need to be converted? to which format?

A:music file converting

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I have a .pps file with beautiful music in the background - which I would like to save as a midi file, or similar.

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A:Solved: .pps file with music

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I have a music folder with about 100 mp3's in it. I have two media players windows media player and real audio. I have tried to switch the mp3 files all to window media player. I have changed the file types for that folder but everytime I reboot they change back to real audio. I have windows media player as my default. How can I get those files in the music folder to stay with windows media player?

A:(Solved) music file

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Why do we have different music file types?

A:Why do we have different music file types?

There are as many reasons as there are different types. The best explanation is progress. Most music file types were created as an improvement. Either being better quality or smaller than earlier types, or a combination of the two. Other reasons are that some were created on different platforms like the Amiga and rather than going through the trouble of converting the files to a Windows format, it was easier to create support for those files in programs that were already on the Windows platform. There are many other reasons but those are probably the best reasons and the easiest to explain.

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tried to add a song to a picture program and was told it only accepts wav,wma,or mp3.The song I'm trying to add is cda.Can you help me convert that.

A:how to convert music file

.cda is Audio CD format. Are you trying go get it directly from a CD? IF so, just use Windows Media Player to rip the song from the CD to MP3 or WAV

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Hi all,

I have a *.VOB file that was created by a friend of mine. She said she put it together using PowerPoint and an MP3 file. What I want to know is can I take the *.VOB file and somehow extract the music from it to use in another presentation? {The folder that contains the VOB also has BUP and IFO files, but they are tiny in size (12K and 44K). The primary VOB is 172M} If so, what would I need to do this?

Thanks for your help and suggestions....Bubblz

A:Can I separate the music from a *.VOB file?

TMPGEnc should do it

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Is there anyway I can compress a music file or make it small enough to put on a floppy disc? I have an old IBM Thinkpad that has only a floppy drive and I couldn't think of anyway to compress a music file small enough to fit on a floppy...if this isnt possible can anyone tell me another way to get my music onto the laptop?

A:Help Compressing Music File...

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I have a hard drive with an obscene amount of music on it. Most of the folders are multi-level. I need to move all of the folders to the 1st level of the drive. Is there an easy way to do this. I have started the drop and drag process, but this will take days. Any suggestions would be appreciated.


A:Music file organization

Why do you need to do this? Music organizers like Winamp, Media Player and Media Monkey provide an interface that does this for you.

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I am trying to put a song in a slide show I made with photo stoy 3
I can get the song I want from a cd that I made and it plays really good but when I try to add it to photo story 3 it comes up invalid music file. How can I take a cd and make it a valid msuic file?
I tried playing it with my mike on and when I view the show it plays but but only on the first picture. I want the song to play for all the pictures as they go from one to another. I hope I explained this right.
Thank you for what ever help anybody can give me.

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Hello,Can you copy the audio file of the cd using media player or other copying software?If you have the file on your computer, it will get rid off a few complications. regarding the song not being played correctly, you need to set it so that it will play for all slides. click on the picture where you wish to begin adding music. select your music file from the ?select music? button. Music files must be mp3, wave, or windows media files. here is a useful photo story guide.

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Okay, let me explain the entire situation for you guys:

I downloaded a program that would allow me to download streaming files. The problem is, that after downloading a few of them, it seems as if I'm unable to play them - I can't seem to understand why, though. I tried using every program I have: Winamp, Real Player, Windows Media Player, VLC Media Player (Which usually plays everything), to no avail.

Here's the file I get when I click on the Winamp screen:

Network received: 10424403 bytes
Server: Mp3 ToolBox/v1.0 beta 5
Content-Type: audio/mpeg

So here are my questions:

1.) Any idea why they won't play?

2.) Is there ANYTHING out there that would allow me to play this file?

Would really appreciate some help with this.

Thanks in advance.

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Hi can someone please point me in the right diretion please

I have just started buying music from Itunes and after downloading it to my ipod when the song is played it displays the artwork as the track is playing.

I have looked in my itunes folder and the track are all there but there is no seperate artwork visible so it must be encoded into the track.

I also have some of my own cd's converted to mp3 but i have to plac the artwork in itunes manualy. i know this can be done in a Mp3 file but how


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I ripped all my music to my music and at first all the folders were organized by artist and album, now all the songs that have two artist are getting a there own folder regardless what album they came from. For instance the Willie Nelson and Friends CD, each song got put into its own folder listed by whoever sang the song with him.

Thanks for your help in advance

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