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Windows Media Center Meta Data Not Updating?

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#1 Johnz414


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Posted 20 April 2012 - 01:10 PM


I'm having a problem with Windows Media Center meta data not updating when I make changes to the video meta data files.

How do I get the Windows Media Center to reflect these changes?

I made the changes so that the videos would appear differently in Windows Media Center.

I specifically converted none .mp4 video files to .mp4 video files just so that I can include meta data that I thought would place "Movies" and "Recorded TV" in the genres I would like them to appear in but they are still appearing in the same place since Windows Media Center first listed them.

This is really getting frustrating. I have to log into a second dual (Windows 7) boot just to keep Windows Media Center from closing down when trying to open the "Movie" selection in the Center.

Windows Media Center closing when opening the "Movie" selection may be a different issue like certain video files being "Blocked" because they were downloaded online, that is what the "Block" says. I'm trying to unblock all I can find.

Anyhow, whether or not Windows Media Center closing is a different issue how do I get Windows Media Center to reflect the changes I make to the video meta data?

Any help with this would be great! Thanks.


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Posted 20 April 2012 - 02:26 PM

Can you get a screenshot of the error message?

Is this when you right click on the file and go to properties?

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