Double entries for songs

Discussion in 'Windows Media Player' started by Brossyg, Nov 7, 2004.

  1. Brossyg

    Brossyg Guest

    I ripped a CD into WMP 10. The songs each appear twice in the library list,
    however, 1 incident of the song file shows 192Kbps and the other shows
    128Kbps. I ripped them as WMA files. There is only one incidence of each
    song on my drive. Why do the songs show up twice and how do I get rid of one
    of them?
     
    Brossyg, Nov 7, 2004
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  2. Use the column chooser (right click on column headers) to add the File
    Path field, to see if there are in fact two different locations for each
    file.
     
    Mike Williams [MVP], Nov 7, 2004
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  3. Brossyg

    Brossyg Guest

    Yes, there are 2 different paths for each file (I don't know how that
    happened). I have a directory on my D drive called Music Library. I ripped
    all of them into there. However, the alternate pact was My Documents/My
    Music. I just erased that folder but the songs are still listed twice...now
    one instance of each is to a path that no longer exists. Moreover, when i
    doulbe click on the erased path, the song still plays (I emptied by trash
    bin).

    Please advise...

    Guy
     
    Brossyg, Nov 7, 2004
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  4. Sort your All Music listing by File Path and bulk-delete the entries for
    the wrong path. Just choose the remove from library-only option.
     
    Mike Williams [MVP], Nov 8, 2004
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  5. Brossyg

    whitefang Guest

    I just ripped my entire audio collection to my windows media player 10. I am
    running windows xp professional with sp2 and i burned my songs onto a disk
    for my brother, but when i tried to burn a copy for myself, i noticed some
    of the songs were "double entered" this didnt happen until after i burned one
    disk. but when i checked the file path it said that some of the songs had
    different file paths from another ( for instance i had one that said C:\\my
    music, while another said, D:\\My music) . but each song had only one file
    path. what do i do?
     
    whitefang, Mar 28, 2005
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