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vector_x
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      09-03-2007
At some point my install of WMP 11 became unstable such that all songs I
added to the database did not store a track length. For example, a song that
is 3:43 in length shows a blank instead of the time.

I didn't realize the problem for some time and added hundreds of songs to my
WMP library before I noticed it. A reinstall of WMP 11 fixed the problem
from that point forward, but I cannot find a way to tell WMP 11 to recompute
the track lengths for all the older songs.

I really don't want to have to those songs from WMP and go through the
lengthy process of ripping my CD collection again. Surely there is a tool or
trick to get WMP to recompute the track lengths. Right? Please tell me
there is!

Any help here will be greatly appreciated!

 
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zachd [MSFT]
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      09-29-2007

If you reset the library--
http://zachd.com/pss/pss.html#medialibrary
they should all work great.

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See http://zachd.com/pss/pss.html for some helpful WMP info.
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"vector_x" <> wrote in message
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> At some point my install of WMP 11 became unstable such that all songs I
> added to the database did not store a track length. For example, a song
> that
> is 3:43 in length shows a blank instead of the time.
>
> I didn't realize the problem for some time and added hundreds of songs to
> my
> WMP library before I noticed it. A reinstall of WMP 11 fixed the problem
> from that point forward, but I cannot find a way to tell WMP 11 to
> recompute
> the track lengths for all the older songs.
>
> I really don't want to have to those songs from WMP and go through the
> lengthy process of ripping my CD collection again. Surely there is a tool
> or
> trick to get WMP to recompute the track lengths. Right? Please tell me
> there is!
>
> Any help here will be greatly appreciated!
>



 
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