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How to play music files one after the other?

Discussion in 'Music, Box Office, TV & Books' started by lazer46, Jul 14, 2010.

  1. lazer46

    Hitman

    Joined: Apr 14, 2010

    Posts: 519

    I have a folder on my PC called Music and in that folder i have gig's of music. I click on a song, it plays and then stops at the end. The next song does not start automatically.

    How can i get that to work (Windows Media Player)

    All music stored on my backup drive.
     
  2. Maccy

    Commissario

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    Location: Herts

    Have you tried selecting all of the files (Ctrl + A) and opening all of them in WMP?
     
  3. NeoVo

    Hitman

    Joined: Feb 2, 2009

    Posts: 936

    Select the files you want, hold ctrl if you want a specific selection.

    Then right click and select, 'add to media player list' or 'play selection'

    If youve got Vista or 7, select them and press play all, or play slection from the top navigation panel.
     
  4. lazer46

    Hitman

    Joined: Apr 14, 2010

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    Selecting all worked. Cheers guys!
     
  5. jegz

    Wise Guy

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    Location: Edmonton

    Just add them to your media player library ;) then right click on all songs and play :D
     
  6. taz488

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    this is the most amature question ive ever seen on OcUK!
     
  7. Kerplunk

    Sgarrista

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    Location: Bournemouth tbh

    amature? :p
     
  8. lazer46

    Hitman

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    Not everyone has a big head like you! :rolleyes:
     
  9. Stupot_

    Mobster

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    Location: Portsmouth

    Get with the 21st century and use a media library! Personally I love itunes, and it keeps all your music categorised nicely. But people still seem to have issues with apple...
     
  10. Shamikebab

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    me too! I actually thought it was going to be a joke or a trick question or something :D
     
  11. lazer46

    Hitman

    Joined: Apr 14, 2010

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    Well, so many clever people on here i guess.
     
  12. loltim

    Capodecina

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    amateur
     
  13. PMKeates

    Capodecina

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    IT'S I'VE
     
  14. lazer46

    Hitman

    Joined: Apr 14, 2010

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    Blimey guys, does it matter! All i asked was a question! Be it a simple one or a difficult one, isn't it what these forums are here for? To help people out instead of bitching?
     
    Last edited: Jul 16, 2010
  15. soundb0y

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    The button to stop everything writing in capitals is labelled caps lock. It's located on the left hand side between tab and shift.


    :D
     
  16. benneh

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    Jesus give the guy a break. There's rly no need to sound like a bunch of asshats.
     
  17. Greenlizard0

    Man of Honour

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    Location: Liverpool

    You will probably benefit from suggestions of a decent media file player as well.

    VLC and MPC HC for videos, Winamp or Foobar for music.
     
  18. lazer46

    Hitman

    Joined: Apr 14, 2010

    Posts: 519

    Great, thanks. Will give those a try.