Posted by: mymce | November 3, 2012

How do I remove duplicate music files in Windows 8 Media Center ?


In Windows 8 all of my music files are duplicated.Please help.


1.Log in as Administrator.

2.Make sure that WMP is closed.

3.Go to c:\Users\YOUR USERNAME\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Media Player.

4.Locate the CurrentDatabase_400 wmdb file and delete it.

5.Once the wmdb file has been deleted, restart Windows Media Player and the database should begin to repopulate.
[AppData is a hidden file,so You need to go to View >Options > Click View in Folder options >Select Show hidden files,folders and drives>OK/Apply ].
Third party tools to resolve this issue:-
Auslogics Duplicate File Finder
easy duplicate finder

Duplicate File Finder Software (images, mp3, iTunes, emails)

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