wmp 11 will not add ripped dvds on my hard drive

Discussion in 'Windows Media Player' started by maxdout, Feb 6, 2009.

  1. maxdout

    maxdout Guest

    i have ripped dvds to my hard drive and put them in my personal folder called
    videos (vista 64 bit). no matter what i do using the monitor folders option
    wmp will not acknowledge that there are movies in that folder. yet when i
    double click on the movie, wmp 11 will play it perfectly. the file extensions
    are the same as the original dvd. video_ts audio_ts etc......
    what am i doing wrong?
     
    maxdout, Feb 6, 2009
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  2. Does the content show up under the "Other Media" library section ?

    HTH
    Cheers - Neil
     
    Neil Smith [MVP Digital Media], Feb 6, 2009
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  3. maxdout

    maxdout Guest

    no it doesnt show up in other media either. all the video files that i have
    saved in my personal "videos" folder show up under the "videos section of the
    library" except for the "movies" folder that contains my dvd ripped movies.
    it is like WMP doesnt see the folder yet i have specifically asked for that
    folder to be monitored
     
    maxdout, Feb 6, 2009
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  4. maxdout

    zachd [MSFT] Guest

    It sounds like the file types you are using are not supported by Windows
    Media Player by default as supported file types. If you were attempting to
    add new file types in, you would need to add registration for those types.
    There should be documentation on MSDN for this.
     
    zachd [MSFT], Feb 10, 2009
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