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#1 locally pwned

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Posted 25 April 2008 - 12:31 AM

Er, I hope this is the correct section of the forum.

I generally like Media Center; however I don't care for the fact that the options are so limited and non-intuitive. The set up options are really watered down.

For one, is there a way to select the drive that music is stored? I floors me that this is not an easily accessible option. I had originally wanted to keep the albums I upload on a different HD than the one my OS is installed on, but I see no way to do this, besides moving each album I add after the fact (which seems ridiculous).

One minor mystery is applying new art to music folders. For most albums this is done automatically; not so for individual songs and for some reason the new Radiohead album. Anyway, the music is stored (annoyingly) by default to the My Documents/My Music folder; each folder has the album art set on display. Easy enough...I figured it would be a matter of simply applying a JPEG to the correct folder in the same way. But when I launch Media Center again, no dice, the art does not come up. I can't see any settings that are different between folders that work and those that don't. Does the image file have to be a specific file type, size or set of dimensions to work?

Thanks...

Edited by garmanma, 25 April 2008 - 01:02 PM.
Moved to a more appropiate forum

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Posted 25 April 2008 - 12:39 PM

Pertaining to the music/vids folder I would also like to know. I always manually move mine.




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