MediaMonkey for Windows 8 Metro App

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Re: MediaMonkey for Windows 8 Metro App

Post by PetrCBR » Fri Feb 08, 2013 10:47 am

When you open 'Settings\Scan for media", what folders do you have there ? You can delete them and select folders where you have media files.

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Re: MediaMonkey for Windows 8 Metro App

Post by Darryl_Gittins » Fri Feb 08, 2013 10:58 am

PetrCBR wrote:When you open 'Settings\Scan for media", what folders do you have there ? You can delete them and select folders where you have media files.
I don't have anything added to the options in MM besides the default Music and Video settings. I even uninstalled and then reinstalled, and checked 'Settings\Scan for media" to verify that only the defaults were there, but MM immediately detected the \\Gittins\music path and started scanning it. I have no idea how it even found the \\Gittins share. I don't have it mapped on the RT computer. BTW, "\\Gittins" is a Windows Home Server 2011 based system, if that make any difference.

I've posted a screenshot here: https://skydrive.live.com/redir?resid=4 ... IY0BE9F3q4

BTW, aside from this issue which I'm sure is something goofy I've done on my end, the MM RT Metro app looks absolutely terrific. Better than anything else by a country mile for what it does. Considering this is the first version out of the gate, it's pretty impressive. Kudos to the team!!

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Re: MediaMonkey for Windows 8 Metro App

Post by PetrCBR » Fri Feb 08, 2013 11:03 am

Haven't you set home sharing on RT ? Somehow system assigned your server to Music (or Video) group.

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Re: MediaMonkey for Windows 8 Metro App

Post by ShadowXhawk » Fri Feb 08, 2013 11:26 am

PetrCBR wrote:Can you send me example file (petr <att> mediamonkey <dot> com)?
Here is an mp3 file with embedded art that does not display in MM8 for me: http://dl.dropbox.com/u/5775935/01%20-% ... 20sign.mp3

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Re: MediaMonkey for Windows 8 Metro App

Post by Darryl_Gittins » Fri Feb 08, 2013 11:31 am

PetrCBR wrote:Haven't you set home sharing on RT ? Somehow system assigned your server to Music (or Video) group.
Not sure what you mean. RT cannot actually share anything though I did join it to the Homegroup. Is MM going to scan everything on all my computers in my Homegroup? That's not good.

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Re: MediaMonkey for Windows 8 Metro App

Post by PetrCBR » Fri Feb 08, 2013 11:43 am

Thanks ShadowXhawk,

reproduced and will be fixed in next release.

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Re: MediaMonkey for Windows 8 Metro App

Post by PetrCBR » Fri Feb 08, 2013 11:46 am

Darryl_Gittins,

by default, MM8 is scanning system Music and Video folders. System somehow added your server to this system Music folder (it's actually not a folder, but group of folders). Solution is to remove Music from folders to scan and move your media to any custom folder (like c:\MyMedia) and select this folder to scan.

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Re: MediaMonkey for Windows 8 Metro App

Post by ShadowXhawk » Fri Feb 08, 2013 12:11 pm

PetrCBR wrote:Thanks ShadowXhawk,

reproduced and will be fixed in next release.
Good to know, thanks for looking into this PetrCBR!

What ended up being the issue?

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Re: MediaMonkey for Windows 8 Metro App

Post by Darryl_Gittins » Fri Feb 08, 2013 12:35 pm

PetrCBR wrote:Darryl_Gittins,

by default, MM8 is scanning system Music and Video folders. System somehow added your server to this system Music folder (it's actually not a folder, but group of folders). Solution is to remove Music from folders to scan and move your media to any custom folder (like c:\MyMedia) and select this folder to scan.

OK, it looks like all the music on the Windows Home Server computer was in the \users\public\music folder, and both Windows Home Server and Windows 8 RT are in the same homegroup so MM wanted to scan those files. I removed the file from the server folder and then used Task Manager to end the MediaMonkey process on the RT computer. I restarted MM and it no longer wants to scan the server.
Another question? Of course now I have a lot of dead links in MM RT. Is there a trick to removing those or do I need to uninstall\reinstall?

Thanks for the help!

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Re: MediaMonkey for Windows 8 Metro App

Post by PetrCBR » Fri Feb 08, 2013 12:40 pm

Darryl_Gittins,

open artist view (for example), select artist and tap on 'Delete' button in bottom app bar.

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Re: MediaMonkey for Windows 8 Metro App

Post by Darryl_Gittins » Fri Feb 08, 2013 1:02 pm

PetrCBR wrote:Darryl_Gittins,

open artist view (for example), select artist and tap on 'Delete' button in bottom app bar.
Thanks, but that would take a long time. Much faster to uninstall then reinstall.

Another odd thing about this is that there are videos on the same Windows Home Server computer in the \users\public\video folder but MM didn't insist on indexing those. Crazy computers!

Anyway, awesome app as I said. This is going to be fun to watch as it develops. Nice work by the team!

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Re: MediaMonkey for Windows 8 Metro App

Post by murki » Fri Feb 08, 2013 3:42 pm

Guest wrote:
murki wrote:Hi!
I read that the MediaMonkey App has been released? Well, not in my store :/
Is that possible? Are there different stores for different regions or plattforms? I am using Win8 on my PC. In Germany.
Go to download page on this site and get mm for pc's running windows i believe the app is for the win phone and hand held devices with win8.
well, I of course have the normal MediaMonkey Software. However I'd like to test the metro app. I assume it is simpler as the "full" version and in some situations I like a more simple media player. Also to be honest I actually do like the Metro surface ;)

So... does anyone have an idea why the app does not appear in my store?

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Re: MediaMonkey for Windows 8 Metro App

Post by PetrCBR » Fri Feb 08, 2013 3:45 pm

Did you tried to search in store (swipe from right edge and select search while in store) ?

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Re: MediaMonkey for Windows 8 Metro App

Post by murki » Sat Feb 09, 2013 2:21 am

of course I did.
But fixed the problem now. Normally WIndows filters the displayed apps and displays only those that are available in the system language. This can be changed in the store options.

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Re: MediaMonkey for Windows 8 Metro App

Post by Ricker101 » Sat Feb 09, 2013 3:15 am

Any resolution for the Hiss experienced in the Dell XPS 10?

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