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I can't delete my playlists in windows media player.

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  • Started 4 years ago by pettam
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pettam
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I wanted to make new playlists for my music in windows 7 media player but no matter how often I right click to delete it, the playlists won't leave. There is no music on it anymore, but the names are still there as if the playlists still exist...which they don't. I have uninstalled and reinstalled the media player 12, but the lists just reappeared from no where. Help my please. The computer geeks I brought it to where I purchased the computer a few weeks ago, said they can't fix it.

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marks100
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hi pettam,
if they are open somewhere else,other files,in media player,is it saying cannot delete because files are being
used ??.when you r/click them look down list try locate file/file location.i had the same problem i think i
r/click on the name and clicked remove from computer?.

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ian2
Posts: 632

You can delete the data base from
C:\Users\Username\Appdata \local\Microsoft\Mediaplayer

It won,t remove the files just the playlists and library content database then WMP will just rebuild the DB.

pic of files you could delete

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