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Media Player 11 constantly searching in the background...

by pdun459 / October 8, 2009 4:54 PM PDT

...at least that's what it says. I've shut off every conceivable setting and option to make it stop searching for media to add to its Library, even disabled the Media Player Network Sharing Service. But when I open MP I still get this message, "There are no items in this library yet- the Player is searching for digital media files in the background. Click here to add files to the library now."

I was wondering if anyone's been able to get this message to turn off? Could MP still actually be scanning or is this just a standard message that doesn't go away?? The only MP process that shows up in the task manager is MP itself when I open it.

Hopefully someone here knows more about the nuts and bolts of MP11 than I. Happy

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Try this
by jonasmikhail / October 11, 2009 2:30 AM PDT

Have you tried reinstalling your MP11? I personally don't use media player anymore, instead I use other alternatives like GOM or VLC. To me they perform better.

But try reinstalling it and see what happens. Good luck!

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i would suggest a change
by jonah jones / October 11, 2009 2:38 AM PDT
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