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Solved Tags for Audio Files no longer showing in Windows Explorer

martienne

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Hi all! I recently installed Win8 and have noticed that at some point the tags stopped displaying in Windows Explorer for media files such as mp3 and m4b.

This affects my collection of Music and Audio books that I had to perform a big resue operation on.
I can't sort them according to the tags that had been set in iTunes or mp3 tagger. This has always worked previously and the tags have displayed fine.

It's just empty where the tag should be, even for files which I know are tagged, and where the tag displayed previously, in Windows Explorer.

I am running sfc /scannow for good measure, but is this a known Windows 8 problem, perhaps? Anyone come across it and know any tips for getting the tags to display again? I don't fancy doing this sorting on a file-by-file basis, it would take a week....

Hope someone can help !
 

My Computer

System One

  • OS
    Win 8.1
    Computer type
    PC/Desktop
    CPU
    i5
    Motherboard
    ASUS
    Memory
    24 GB DDRAM3
    Graphics Card(s)
    NVIDIA GT430 x2
    Sound Card
    Audial
    Monitor(s) Displays
    2 x 28" Sharp
    Screen Resolution
    1360 x 768
    Hard Drives
    Samsung, Seagate, Toshiba, Hitachi, Western Digital
    PSU
    750 watt
    Cooling
    liquid closed

martienne

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Unbelievably, I got this problem again, over a year after solving it the first time. After doing an upgrade to Windows 8.1....

Fortuntely I again discovered that installing a 3rd party software solves the problem.
[h=2]dBpoweramp Music Converter R14.4[/h]solves this problem. Note, must be this version, not R14.2.
 

My Computer

System One

  • OS
    Win 8.1
    Computer type
    PC/Desktop
    CPU
    i5
    Motherboard
    ASUS
    Memory
    24 GB DDRAM3
    Graphics Card(s)
    NVIDIA GT430 x2
    Sound Card
    Audial
    Monitor(s) Displays
    2 x 28" Sharp
    Screen Resolution
    1360 x 768
    Hard Drives
    Samsung, Seagate, Toshiba, Hitachi, Western Digital
    PSU
    750 watt
    Cooling
    liquid closed

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