Windows 8 and 8.1 Forums

Music folder suddenly splits into multiple artist folders

  1. #1

    Posts : 1
    windows 8

    Music folder suddenly splits into multiple artist folders

    HI everyone,
    Thanks goodness for forums !
    I have windows 8 laptop. Nokia Lumia 1020 win8 phone, and I had Samsung allshare for my TV installed.
    I had a simple music folder.
    EG: albums, all singles, classical .

    Now, in Music folder, it has created folders for every single artist and its album with one song in it.
    So now, I have 1000s of folders alphabetically of every single performer on my laptop.
    Its making lose the will to live....I cannot even fathom how this has happened !!
    I am so hoping that SOMEONE has an answer for me.
    Years of computing experience and within seconds I am reduced to homer simpson.
    Thanks so much in advance x Jo

      My System SpecsSystem Spec

  2. #2

    Posts : 1,536
    Win 8.1 Update x64

    Well Jo, you've company here and I've not taken the effort to find the cause or improve on it.
    I posted here so that I'll be notified if anyone comes up with a solution

    Anyway thanks for creating this post
      My System SpecsSystem Spec

Music folder suddenly splits into multiple artist folders
Related Threads
I'm on Windows 8. Compressed Folder Tools is all grayed out. I was able to zip and decompress files recently. I tried adding the context menu extract commands, per one of the tutorials here, but I get the right click heading without any choices. Any suggestions on how to get this ribbon...
I just Suddenly deleted C:\ProgramData folder and now no item is in start menu and so search feature is useless as it won't find any app and anything was before in start menu page, so what's best way to solve it? thanks for response
Hey, yesterday I connected my external HDD to my laptop, and I noticed that a folder was corrupt, suddenly. The folder didn't have the folder icon, and I couldn't access to it. I was mad about that cause that folder had very valuable files o'mine. I was just about ask here for help, but I've...
Looking for GFX artist. in Chillout Room
Hey guys, I am going to start up my YouTube channel up again after so many years of it being inactive and I am looking for a GFX artist to do a Channel banner and picture, it doesn't have to be super fancy, I will give credit in all of my video descriptions with your personal link. My idea:...
My music folder is broken, help me please in User Accounts and Family Safety
i tried to move music folder to drive D from C. but something strange happened and I almost lost my regular music folder. That is not all and something happened to my documents folder too. You can see them here:43294 later I tried to restore its location to default but this is what happens:43296 ...
When I connect my Android phone to my computer via USB to access storage, it treats all the folders as music folders - this means that in Details view I don't get "date modified" but "track number", "artist", "album", etc.. despite this being completely irrelevant to the content of all but a single...
I am sure it is somewhere between the Win7 and Win8 forum but search did not help so here goes: Using Directory Opus 10, THE BEST TOOL for Windows ever, the Sync command always gets hung up on the empty My Pictures, My Music, and My Videos folders when running Sync. I fixed the issue by just...
Eight Forums Android App Eight Forums IOS App Follow us on Facebook