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I am in WMP and it says unknown artist when I play my J.D. Sumner, George Strait, And Ernest Tub albums. Also it says unknown album. Why is this?
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Re: Why Widows Media Player saying unknown artist and unknown album
« Reply #1 on: June 22, 2019, 09:18:07 PM »
Probably because it's not tagged with those labels. I'm not sure if WMP lets you edit tags for the music files.
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Re: Why Widows Media Player saying unknown artist and unknown album
« Reply #2 on: June 22, 2019, 09:20:41 PM »
I can confirm it does.
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Re: Why Widows Media Player saying unknown artist and unknown album
« Reply #3 on: June 22, 2019, 09:23:49 PM »
Have you tried editing their tags through there then? If that doesn't work, you can try Foobar or even exporting through Audacity. I don't usually use WMV though, prefer Media Monkey.
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Re: Why Widows Media Player saying unknown artist and unknown album
« Reply #4 on: June 22, 2019, 09:33:08 PM »
I'm in the Process of doing it. By the way is Media Monkey free to use?
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Re: Why Widows Media Player saying unknown artist and unknown album
« Reply #5 on: June 22, 2019, 09:42:49 PM »
Yep, Media Monkey is free.
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Re: Why Widows Media Player saying unknown artist and unknown album
« Reply #6 on: June 22, 2019, 10:46:57 PM »
foobar also does a good job with tags, very straightforward and lightweight program

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Why Widows Media Player saying unknown artist and unknown album
« Reply #7 on: July 06, 2019, 08:27:08 PM »
i  have a similar problem as Nigel and im also a registered member. would really appreciate if you can assist in resolving this issue
thanks