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Where's my music? - Samsung Galaxy 3s not finding music on SD card

I have a Galaxy 3s. I've been using the Google Play music app to listen to music but using the Windows Media Player to rip CDs and sync to my phone. I've been storing music on my SD card. The music is there on my phone but the app doesn't seem to find it when I search for the name. I am sad because those vital tunes are not available while i'm on the go! [more inside]
posted by vespabelle on Jan 18, 2015 - 6 answers

Best way to get audio from youtube videos into a Sony Walkman?

I just received a Sony Walkman NWZ-W262 for my birthday. I am psyched about filling it up with music and using it at the gym. I'd love to transfer some music from my own CD's, but most of them are in storage. I don't have money to pay for new music. What I do have is a bunch of youtube videos saved whose audio I'd love to use for workouts. [more inside]
posted by mysterious_stranger on Jun 17, 2014 - 7 answers

Unusual problem with burning music to CD in Windows 7

Since buying a new type of blank CD, I'm having unusual difficulties with burning music to disc using WMP in Windows 7. [more inside]
posted by Dim Siawns on Mar 23, 2014 - 4 answers

How to get an earlier (or later) version of WMP

Can I download a version of WMP that my system wasn't supplied with? And from where? [more inside]
posted by noelpratt2nd on Jan 6, 2012 - 13 answers

How to get burned CD's working right

Having problem with CD's burned using Windows Media Player and I need help FAST. [more inside]
posted by kyrademon on Mar 28, 2011 - 11 answers

Did you keep the 'Windows Media Player 9 For Mac' installer? I need it.

Does anyone still have an installer for Windows Media Player 9 for mac? Yes I know it's discontinued, and I do have Flip4Mac, but I'd also like to have WMP. I have a slow computer, and I remember in the past that the official programme, whilst it was crappy overall and showed videos a bit pixellated, highish res ones played more smoothly than in QT+Flip4Mac...or VLC, or whatever. I'm hoping someone has kept the .sitx file. Anyone? It will run on a PPC Leopard system won't it?
posted by Deor on Oct 21, 2010 - 7 answers

Why is Windows Media Player 12 not adding certain files to my library?

Why is Windows Media Player 12 not adding certain files to my library? [more inside]
posted by Roman Graves on Apr 21, 2010 - 7 answers

Yo! The tunes are over there now!

I would like for Windows Media Player to play music from my external hard drive. My google-fu is typically strong, but apparently I don't have the vocabulary for this task. [more inside]
posted by wg on Dec 21, 2009 - 5 answers

Weird file corruption problem with mp3 and wma files.

.mp3 and .wma (played with Media Player on Windows XP) files seem to have amalgamated into a file named 'USBC°ïæå.' of varying size. Any clue why and how to fix it? [more inside]
posted by sparklejess on Apr 21, 2009 - 8 answers

How can I get DVD's to run better

DVD question. First, a little background. At church we have mpeg dvds that we can rip to the computer and add to playlists in windows media player. This works great. The problem is that the Pastor buys other dvds which are not in this format. [more inside]
posted by notned on Mar 31, 2009 - 12 answers

Windows Media Player not saving artwork

Why doesn't the Find Info function of Windows Media Player save my artwork? [more inside]
posted by Bonzai on Mar 21, 2009 - 0 answers

Windows can bite me

Why is windows media player acting like my .avi files are music files? [more inside]
posted by showbiz_liz on Mar 15, 2009 - 6 answers

Visualizations from older MS media player loaded into version 11?

Windows Media Player 11 -- I (foolishly, it seems) allowed MS to update to the newer media player. I hardly ever use these bloated monsters, but sometimes, at night, I enjoyed one of the visualizations, and I've used it for years. In the latest and greatest media player from MS, it is not available. Where can I get the 'old' visualizations, and how/where to I install said visualizations so I can once again use the only thing I care about their media player? Alternately, can I install an older MS media player on this machine once this new one has its hooks into my puter, and how do I install an older media player, and where do I get it? I'd rather use the latest, as I'm sure it's more up to date against whatever hacks someone may come up with; that said, I want my dang visualization back.
posted by dancestoblue on Jul 30, 2008 - 4 answers

Getting WMP11 to play mp3 links immediately

Windows Media Player 9 used to begin playing an mp3 as soon as you clicked the link, so you didn't have to download the entire mp3 just to start hearing it. I can't seem to get WMP11 to do this - any ideas? [more inside]
posted by MarkLark on Jan 21, 2008 - 4 answers

Why won't this Xbox 360 stream media from this Windows XP SP2 machine?

I cannot stream media from my PC. The Xbox 360 will connect to Xbox Live, but will not pass the "Test Media" option. It always fails after successfully acquiring an IP address. This Xbox has successfully connected to streaming media before on another computer. The connection has been deleted from within the Xbox settings. [more inside]
posted by idledebonair on Jan 20, 2008 - 4 answers

Convert an XviD video to a standard codec?

How can I cut a video that uses an XviD codec into a few short clips, and convert them into a regular format that needs only Windows standard software to play? [more inside]
posted by whataboutben on Nov 28, 2007 - 5 answers

Cross-fade plugin for the Windows Media Player SDK?

Is there a good cross-fade plugin for the Windows Media Player SDK? [more inside]
posted by Overzealous on Apr 11, 2007 - 0 answers

WMV + DRM + maybe OSX = SUX

Help me defeat Thai internet television cooking show WMV DRM! [more inside]
posted by soma lkzx on Jul 13, 2006 - 11 answers

Opening video files as streaming URLs in Firefox/Zoom Player

I want to set up Firefox and Zoom Player (or any other good media player) so that when I click on a .mpg or .wmv link, it starts streaming in my media player. I don't want it to download first. [more inside]
posted by rxrfrx on Jan 27, 2006 - 6 answers

Failed WMP install leaves me in BSOD/reboot loop

I attempted to install the latest Windows Media Player, it failed and asked me to reboot and try again, and now I'm locked in a reboot - blue screen of death - reboot loop. Help! [more inside]
posted by mumeishi on Dec 31, 2005 - 7 answers

How do I play .WMV windows media player files on my Mac?

How do I play .WMV windows media player files on my Mac? How about in fast-forward? [more inside]
posted by sdis on Sep 21, 2005 - 11 answers

How do I get Windows Media Player off of my system?

I'd like to permanently eradicate Windows Media Player from my system. Is this even possible? [more inside]
posted by baphomet on May 29, 2005 - 4 answers

Quicktime error

Quicktime error message: Quicktime is unable to process this request. The software needed is not located on the Quicktime server. I get this message when trying to play the items in the pop up list from clicking the 'film' link under the first picture at this url: http://www.strandbeest.com/#. [more inside]
posted by yoga on May 17, 2005 - 5 answers

Fuckin' winamp

Is there a software that can create mp3 playlists using tags (or something like it)? MI [more inside]
posted by saysthis on Feb 20, 2005 - 7 answers

Windows Media Player Problems

Windows Media Player will no longer load in Firefox or Safari. I have reinstalled twice, I remember seeing similar problems with WMP and OS X on AskMe or MeFi (I can no longer find where I saw it) without an answer, help!
posted by scazza on Feb 16, 2005 - 0 answers

Downloaded WMV files have video but no audio in Windows Media Player for OS X

Problems with Windows Media and OS X. (more inside) [more inside]
posted by Cryptical Envelopment on Dec 11, 2004 - 7 answers

What are your favourite settings/formats for exporting short web-based videos?

What are your favourite settings/formats for exporting short web-based videos? [mi] [more inside]
posted by Monk on Dec 6, 2004 - 2 answers

Can I make iTunes recognize an RCA device?

I'd like to change the way Windows XP handles an external device (mp3 player). My RCA Lyra is dealt with as an external hard drive, so that I can only add files to it by copy-pasting (or drag and dropping) but not through the iTunes "export" feature. How do I change how Windows treats this device? [more inside]
posted by nprigoda on Jun 5, 2004 - 12 answers

Why wouldn't an embedded WMP work for one user?

I've got problems with an embedded windows media player, and msdn is being predictably useless... [MI] [more inside]
posted by twine42 on Apr 21, 2004 - 3 answers

Windows Media Player

For some reason, as of late, .avi files have been playing weird in Windows Media Player (which i'm getting a little sick of). The sound plays fine but the video starts dragging and keeps getting farther and farther behind. This does not happen with .mpg or .asf files. Is this a simple RAM problem or is something up with windows media?
posted by Slimemonster on Apr 10, 2004 - 7 answers

Inverted Media Files

Okay, for some reason, all of my .mpeg and .avi files when opened in Windows Media or Global DIVX play upside down and inside out. The audio is fine, but the image is totally inverted. What is up with that? How come .wmv files are playing normally? Did i do something to the files or is there something messing with them? [more inside]
posted by Slimemonster on Mar 6, 2004 - 7 answers

Windows Media Player Freezes

Why does the current version of Windows Media Player freeze my Win2K machine? The same wmp clip crashed my machine in both the Real One player and the current WMP, but the older version of WMP plays it just fine.
posted by Irontom on Feb 18, 2004 - 1 answer

Can't change brightness settings on DVD with Windows Media

windows media player attack !
I cant change the brightness settings etc when i play a dvd. [more inside]
posted by sgt.serenity on Feb 5, 2004 - 1 answer

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