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Windows Media Player 10

by michhala / September 23, 2004 5:21 AM PDT

Media Player 10 installed with 64 .wav files in the Library -- all in "unknown" folder. They are the sounds from C:\1386. I am thinking I can delete them from the Media Player Library and use the option not to delete from hard drive, so they won't be deleted from C:\1386.

Is this the best way to eliminate these files?

My thanks.

Miki
Dell Dimension 8250 2.66 GHZ
WinXP
512 RDRAM

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Deleting the undeletables.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / September 23, 2004 5:23 AM PDT
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Re: Windows Media Player 10
by Grif Thomas Forum moderator / September 23, 2004 10:47 AM PDT

Miki,

Yes, that will work. You want to keep those .wav files for various Windows sounds, but you don't need them in the "Media Library". I find it strange that they are even there. They don't even show up on my Media Player 9 library. In addition, if you do a search for those file names, I believe they should also reside elsewhere on the computer, such as in the "C\Windows\Media" folder. Either way, if you choose to remove them from the "library only", they will still remain in the I386 folder for later use, if necessary.

Hope this helps.

Grif

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Re: Windows Media Player 10
by michhala / September 23, 2004 11:35 AM PDT

Thanks, Grif.

It is very weird indeed -- I installed Media Player 10 in a friend's computer, and those 64 files were not included there either.

60 of the wav files in my MediaPlayer Library begin with "U" -- U1L2 and upward in numbers and letters of different sequence -- and they are only in C:\1386. They all appear to have .SWF extensions, not .wav as they show in MediaPlayer Libray. (shockwave)

4 of the files are Windows XP sound wavs and are in C:\Windows\Media folders -- the latter containing 36 Windows XP sound wavs.

Miki

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Miki, I Would Attempt To....
by Grif Thomas Forum moderator / September 23, 2004 12:18 PM PDT

....delete them from the Media Library only. If it goes smoothly, then "no harm, no foul".

Hope this helps.

Grif

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Re: Miki, I Would Attempt To....
by michhala / September 23, 2004 1:17 PM PDT

Again....thank you, Grif. I deleted them from the MediaPlayer Library only. All seems well.

Miki

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