And I've read around the Net, and most answers revolve around these few things already mentioned. As soon as I exit WMP, and when I come back after a while and open it - it again starts sucking those karaoke MP3 files into its library Hopefully someone can help with this.. As a workaround, I pinned my "My Pictures" folder to Favorites (to maintain easy access) and left the Pictures library empty. My music is on another partition (drive D) on the same hard drive. I just read a short article stating that Dell and possibly HP will not honor the warranty on damaged speakers if the user has installed the VLC media player.So I can still get to pictures, and WMP doesn't index them. In-case no-one else has already - Right click on the music tab on the left hand side of wmp (underneath play-lists). The problem seems to be the intense volume that the VLC player is capable of could damage the speakers by burning the coils. How can I make Windows Media Player stop updating media every freaking time I start it up?Need a simple "only index music, videos, photos, etc. It always hogs up massive amount of CPU power and goes into (Not Responding) for a min while updating. I've setup Windows Media Player how I want, and then use Sysprep with the copyprofile option ticked to copy all settings to default user.option" STOP Updating Windows Media Player 12 A problem which I had with WMP12 was my thousands of photos were being loaded up, WMP was in a constant state of `updating.` I never wanted my photos to be in the WMP library anyway as they are stored on an external HD and in a partion. The albums no longer appear in C:\ music library but they're still there under your username. I only add media files to the Windows Explorer Library so I can get indexed searches. I just freshly installed Windows 7 on a friends computer, they bought it from my recommendation, now they are upset cause their music in the music folder isnt being added to WMP, which is their choice for music playback, what is it I need to do, to add the music. When an end user logs into the Windows 7 PC and they go to click on Windows Media Player, they get the "Welcome to Media...
Having researched this there is a host of difficult to understand and very time consuming methods to sort this out, many of which did not fully resolve this issue. Microsoft Fix it Center Online Open WMP 12 (this may also work for other version of WMP) go to the ORGANISE tab I think I've found the answer to this problem. Windows 7 Forums is an independent web site and has not been authorized, sponsored, or otherwise approved by Microsoft Corporation.
However I recalled how when I had another problem with WMP 12 I resolved this using Microsoft Fix It Centre and found the libraries were empty, so here is a solution to this problem. In-case no-one else has already - Right click on the music tab on the left hand side of wmp (underneath play-lists). "Windows 7" and related materials are trademarks of Microsoft Corp.