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cannot access Library folders keep getting LIBRARY-MS File

  1. #1

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    Windows 8

    cannot access Library folders keep getting LIBRARY-MS File

    For some reason if I go to the libraries where is has Documents, Music, Pictures and Video I cannot open anything it just says LIBRARY-MS File. I can access the folders if I click on computer, C drive, users etc. I have tried deleting the -MS files right clicking on Libraries and clicking Restore Default Libraries I have also tried making a new user account, adding folder to libraries, even reinstalled Windows 8. Any suggestions?

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    Did you first set up a Homegroup with the other machines in your network?

    I don't believe the Library folders will function unless a Homegroup has been set up.

    The Homegroup trouble shooting guide will show you how to fix most Homegroup related problems.

    Ultimate Troubleshooting Guide for Windows 7 HomeGroup Connection Issues
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  3. #3

    San Jose - California
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    8.1x64PWMC Ubuntu14.04x64 MintMate17x64

    Here's the link that they have the problem solved with Windows 7 but I think it will be the same for Windows 8

    [SOLVED] Cannot Access Libraries Library-MS Problem - Tech Support Forum

    I don't believe it has anything to do with homegroup setup, I don't use homegroup for my local networking and disabled them all and I don't have any problem described by the OP.
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    Windows 8

    Thanks Topgundcp I already found that link but it did not work with Windows 8, Oh well something has to work eventually.
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  5. #5

    To fix this problem in Windows 8 it says to delete the Library folders then to restore defaults.

    If this problem is occurring after a reformat you might consider using a different copy of Windows 8 to install from.

    COMPUTERS AND OTHERS: Music.library-ms Is No Longer Working Problem In Windows 8
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