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Losing ripped CD's And downloads from Windows Media Player

Using windows media player when I rip a CD it will only save until I close the WMP . When I reopen the WMP the music is gone . What is going on? How do I fix this. This just started . I have ripped and Downloaded many songs and they are still in the WMP. Please help!

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When you rip using WMP the music files are saved in a default location.

  • Open tools
  • Open Rip
  • Read "Rip Music to This Location"
  • If no artist on CD the folder will be "Unknown Artist"
  • In that folder contains by date-...the folders containing your music
You can check before you close WMP that they are saved

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