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Photo and Music Libraries not working with Offline Files

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    Photo and Music Libraries not working with network locations


    Hello everyone,

    I've been trying to add my photos and music to the Metro apps and if I understand correctly, I need to add the folder locations to the Libraries.

    I've got my Music and Photos located on a Windows 2008 R2 server with the Windows Search service running and configured to index those locations.

    Initially, I simply added the network location to the library ie: \\SERVER\Shared\Music, and this SORT OF worked, I was only able to see the folders in the photos and only some music showed up with some track info missing.

    Then I made the folders available offline and added them again, this time NOTHING shows up.

    Has anyone gotten the Metro apps to work with network locations?
    Last edited by GJSTPierre; 11 Mar 2012 at 16:04.

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