Windows Media Player

Microsoft is expelling a feature from the windows media player in more established version of Windows 7, as well as Windows Media Center in Windows 7, 8, and 8.1.

Even though Microsoft’s offers the Films and TV application in Windows 10 as an option in contrast to Windows Media Player, however the legacy player remains the default player for Windows 7.

While the move may appear as another push from Microsoft to get clients to a more up to date version, the organization says that the choice has been made dependent on feedback and usage data.

Expanded help for Windows 7 is slated to finish in under a year, and this implies engineers may start resigning services for the working framework as well.

When the feature is expelled client won’t longer have the capacity to see the metadata for songs or movies in the two Windows Media Center and Windows Media Player. Windows Media Player stays unaffected from this change on a device running Windows 10.

Metadata is basically the data like the title, genre, and artist for songs, and the director, actors, cover which can be downloaded from Microsoft’s server.

In any case, it is vital to take note of that any information that has just been download won’t be expelled and this change evidently doesn’t influence any key features, for example, playback, media streaming.

Windows Media version Operating system Affected by this change?
Windows Media Center    
  Windows 8.1 Yes
  Windows 8 Yes
  Windows 7 Yes
Windows Media Player    
  Windows 10 No
  Windows 8.1 No
  Windows 8 No
  Windows 7 Yes

So, in case you’re still on Windows 7, you should begin considering moving up to Windows 10.

Because the all-encompassing life cycle is reaching an end in January 2020, yet in addition on the grounds that is now beginning to expel features from Windows Media Player and Windows Media Center.

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