Re: Windows Media Player Changes Song Titles, Albums
Well, that sucks. They should let you find info for a specific song. If I
did it manually, I probably wouldn't get all the information, and it would
have bad album art.
"...I fail to understand why they feel the need to convince people
who are happy with Vista that they are wrong. That is aside from the
self-esteem issues they must have ;-)"
â€”Mark R. Cusumano
"zachd [MSFT]" wrote:
> Do NOT use "Find Album Info" for individual tracks on a custom mix CD.
> Remember how they're all from the same CD/album? You used Find *Album* Info
> and so WMP helpfully updated the information for that album.
> For this situation, either manually edit each track or correctly identify
> the **mix CD** the tracks are on, not the source CD they're from. =\
> Speaking for myself only.
> See http://zachd.com/pss/pss.html for some helpful WMP info.
> This posting is provided "AS IS" with no warranties, and confers no rights.
> "Sam" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message
> >I tried to put the correct names on all of the songs from an old mix CD we
> >have. The CD had generic names, like 0101Track01 and so on. I tried
> >putting in the first song's name into the "Find album info" box, and
> >clicked OK, but then...wait for it...it renamed the rest of the songs to
> >match that song's original album! I tried putting the next song's name in,
> >and it re-titled the rest, including the one before it! Outrageous! I
> >tried everything, from renaming them manually in explorer to marking them
> >as read-only. Apparently WMP can bypass read-onlyness. What do I do?