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In order to save certain system configuration settings (e.g. play audio/video files on double-clicking them, or installation of addons), MediaMonkey for Windows requires temporary administrator access when first run. Windows will ask for confirmation (i...
In some rare cases (sometimes following a MediaMonkey update), Windows may not correctly validate MediaMonkey as a trusted application, causing it to stop working (it may crash or result in 'access denied' errors). This occurs because Windows User Access ...
MediaMonkey 4.x is the current version of MediaMonkey. Before you upgrade, be aware that: * Lifetime License holders automatically get MediaMonkey 4.0 Gold functions (there's no need for a new license). * MediaMonkey 2.x/3.x License holders will l...
MediaMonkey stores its settings (assuming it's not run in 'portable mode') in the Windows registry and in .ini files (see MediaMonkey settings [http://www.mediamonkey.com/support/index.php?/Knowledgebase/Article/View/16/0/modifying-the-mediamonkey-db-and-...
If MediaMonkey has been pinned to the Windows 7 taskbar, and the skinning mode is subsequently changed (e.g. skinned --> unskinned, or vice versa), then running MediaMonkey will cause another icon to appear next to the pinned icon. This occurs because the...
This error can occur at startup on some systems, when MediaMonkey is starting. Reason for the error is corrupted Interface Registry that keep window and component postitions. To fix the issue follow these steps: * Close MediaMonkey (Terminate from t...
Error message 'Unable to execute file: code 740 The requested operation requires elevation' is directly tied to windows not being able to Install/Start MediaMonkey for Windows due the Administrator Access privileges and faild UAC prompt to allow MediaMone...
MediaMonkey 4 supports a 'Portable' mode, in which the application can be installed to a USB key or drive without affecting the System upon which it's running. If MediaMonkey is set for 'Portable' mode, then it cannot be installed to a location such as ...
If you use the JAWS screen reader for the visually impaired, you should copy several files to ensure that JAWS works correctly with the skinned version of MediaMonkey: 1) Copy http://www.mediamonkey.com/sw/MediaMonkey.jcf and http://www.mediamonkey.com/...
If MediaMonkey has previously been installed with a Quicklaunch shortcut and Windows 7 is running is Compatibility Mode, then the Quicklaunch shortcut will appear in the taskbar but will not have Aeropeek functionality. i.e. the Album Art for the currentl...
If you had a previous version of MediaMonkey Gold installed, and deleted it prior to installing the new version of MediaMonkey, then the configuration settings of your Virtual CD will be lost, and any tracks previously saved to the virtual CD will be grey...
Some users have reported seeing "Runtime error 217 at xxxx" when running MediaMonkey after installing certain applications that make changes to Windows permissions and/or due to virtualization. To fix this issue, re-enable full access for Administrators, ...
Database upgrades can fail for 2 reasons: 1. The database cannot be found because it is in a non-standard location that MediaMonkey could not find. To resolve this update MediaMonkey.ini with the path using DBName [http://www.mediamonkey.com/support/ind...
Generally, there are 2 causes to a missing DLL: * The MediaMonkey installation files were corrupted or the files were corrupted subsequent to installation. In this case, simply proceed with a clean install: http://www.mediamonkey.com/support/index.php...
In rare cases, an error that occurs when installing MediaMonkey 3.x to Windows 7 / Vista x64 systems: "C:Program Files (x86)MediaMonkeyDeskPlayer.dll Unable to register the DLL/OCX: RegSvr32 failed with exit code 0x3" Until this issue is resolved, a ...
Every now and then, and anti-virus application generates a warning about MediaMonkey. In all cases, such warnings have been false positives, and were quickly resolved by the Anti-virus vendor. MediaMonkey is certified by third parties such as Download.com...
MediaMonkey addons (scripts) depend upon the Windows Scripting framework for addons to run. If it isn't installed or configured correctly, then addons may fail or result in errors. Some anti-virus applications may prevent scripts from being registered; th...
Whenever you download a file, your browser stores the downloaded file in its cache. If the initial download was in some way corrupted, then subsequent downloads will also be since they will be obtained from the cache! To solve this problem, in your brow...
If installing a MediaMonkey upgrade, or uninstalling MediaMonkey results in an "Access denied: Error Code 5" or similar error indicating that certain files can't be overwritten or deleted, it means that MediaMonkey failed to close properly. This occurs ...
On some pre-windows 8 systems, MediaMonkey fails to 'stick' as the default Media Player. To prevent this from occurring: * Go to Tools | Options | General | File Types and make sure that the file types that you wish MediaMonkey to be used with are che...
This message relates to errors in the MediaMonkey database that can cause problems during an upgrade. These problems can usually be avoided by following these steps: * Enable viewing of hidden files and folders in windows explorer (Open Windows Explor...
MediaMonkey addons (scripts) depend upon Windows scripting framework addons to run. If it isn't installed or configured correctly, then addons may fail or result in errors. On some systems (particularly x64 systems), User Access Controls (UAC) may interfe...
Some Winamp plug-in installers check for the presence of winamp.exe in the destination directory preventing you from installing/using the plugin with MediaMonkey. To get around this: 1. Close MediaMonkey 2. Open Notepad or any other text editor to a bl...
When MediaMonkey is installed in portable mode, it does not install the components that in a regular installation, would modify to the registry. As a consequence: * OS integration settings made in Portable Mode will not save correctly * Certain addo...
MediaMonkey 4.x is supported on 32 and 64-bit versions of Windows 10 (as of MediaMonkey 4.1.9), Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Vista, and Windows XP, but is also known to work with WINE (Linux) and Wineskin (MAC OS). MediaMonkey 3.x was supported on 32 a...
A number of flags can be set when running MediaMonkey from the command line: /NoSplash - don't show splash screen when starting MediaMonkey /Play - run MediaMonkey and start playing the last played track from the Now Playing queue /Next - play files a...
In some cases, where keyboards (or remotes) have their own custom drivers (rather than using the standing Windows Media Controls) , the Multimedia keys on a multimedia keyboard may not work correctly. The solution in those cases is either to remove the cu...
If for some reason, your installation of MediaMonkey is corrupted or you no longer wish to use it, you can uninstall MediaMonkey as follows: * Close MediaMonkey and verify via the Task Manager (CTRL-ALT-DELETE) that it's no longer running. * Uninsta...
By default, MediaMonkey's .ini file is configured for single user access to a locally stored database. However, it is possible to change these settings so that multiple users can share a database stored to a common location. Note that MediaMonkey uses s...
MediaMonkey allows you to change the database's location by editing the MediaMonkey.ini file [http://www.mediamonkey.com/support/index.php?/Knowledgebase/Article/View/16]. To change the location: * Close MediaMonkey (so that it doesn't overwrite any...
The MediaMonkey database stores most of the information in the MediaMonkey library, including Track Metadata, Synchronization rules, and Filter configuration. The exception is the MediaMonkey 4 artwork cache which is stored within the file system. Most co...