Wmp album art not updating
Disable in Options To disable these updates from inside Windows Media Player, choose Organize → Options.
Disable the option Retrieve additional information from the Internet.
The method I have been using to insert my own album art has been to delete the folder and replace it with my own folder.
After doing that, if I play the files in Windows Media Player, it shows my own album art. consider another player for windows (isn't jriver a player too? If not, consider foobar2000 (that's what I use) or winamp. Some old items, but you get the gist of the issue:
Instead of "choose art" select the " " sign and it will let you browse to any local jpg file you have that you want to use.
However, I hate Windows or anyone messing with my media files and directories. Disable in Setup Wizard This automatic update option can be disabled the first time a user invokes Windows Media Player.
Delete the Files Use a search tool like Search Everything to search, find and delete the offending album art files.
By Andy Rathbone Unlike Media Player 11, Windows Media Player 12 no longer offers an advanced editor to allow you to update and correct song tags.
Most portable music players, including the i Pod, also rely on tags.
If Media Player makes a mistake, you can fix the tags yourself even though the advanced editor has been eliminated.
When this happens, you need to know how to go in and correct the information. It’s a small form that contains the song’s title, artist, album, and other related information.