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By default, Windows Media Player will pull metadata, such as the title, artist, album, and cover art from the Internet.
If you did not accept that default option during setup, we’ll need to turn the feature on first. On the Library tab, ensure that Retrieve additional information form the Internet is checked. Editing Metadata Now we’re ready to update some files.
Find a media file with incorrect details or cover art.
My media player keeps updating my music files with files I don’t need. For example, music files that have to do with system sounds and other ridiculous music files. Changes need to be made in the Library view, so if your player is in the Now Playing mode, you can switch to the Library by clicking the Switch to Library button in the upper right corner of the player window.
However, you can control the Windows Media Player appetite, by adding or removing folders from the libraries which it uses to update files.
Adam, in online discussions I found Windows Media Player described alternately as a wonderful and fully functional media player, to a parasite that constantly scans for, and engorges itself on media files.This entry was posted on Tuesday, January 18th, 2011 at AM and is filed under File & Disk Management.You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0 feed.You can leave a response, or trackback from your own site.World Start's Tech Tips Newsletter Your e-mail address is safe with us!We only use it to send you the newsletters you request.