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Wmp11 Automatically Renaming My Music Files

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#1 Kanye


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Posted 23 July 2008 - 11:46 AM

I've ripped music off 2 CDs a few weeks ago and renamed them '(Artist) - (Song Title)' for each file and put them in my Mu Music folder. Suddenly at random times though, WMP11 decides to rename it to what it was originally called when it was ripped, '(Track Number) - Song Title)'. I recognized that it usually happens when I drag new songs into the My Music folder or when I rip new songs. WMP keeps renaming the files I've ripped even though I keep renaming them back to how I want them. So now I have like 20 songs called "01 - (Insert song title)", "02 - (Insert song title)", when I just want it "(Artist) - (Song title)". Does anybody know how I can get WMP to stop automatically renaming my files, because it's getting very annoying. Thanks.

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#2 skyfuser


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Posted 25 July 2008 - 05:55 PM

Hmmm. I don't use WMP, but try this.
Go to Tools->Options->Click on the Library tab. On the bottom there should be a checkbox saying Rename music files using rip music settings. Uncheck it, and see if that helpers. If you're encountering more rename issues, try unchecking some of those too.
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