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Published on 05.01.07 by Brent Trahan

Add Missing Album Art in Windows Media Player Library

How to replace a missing CD cover in Windows Media Players library.


So you rip a CD to your library and you notice that the cover of the album is a generic cover. This guide shows you how to find the CD cover and add it to your library.

Find Album Covers

For those hard to find album covers try searching these websites for your missing cover.

Replace the Generic Album Cover with Your Own

Once you’ve found an album cover to replace the generic cover WMP gives a CD when it can’t find the cover, do the following:

  1. Right-click the album cover you found and select to copy it. Note: For best results use an image that’s at least 200 pixels square or larger.
  2. Open Windows Media Player and go to your library.
  3. Right-click the generic album cover you want to replace and select paste.

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3 Responses to “Add Missing Album Art in Windows Media Player Library”

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  1. Apoorva says:

    this was really easy and helpful compared to the other websites i surfed.
    thank u

  2. GI Babe says:

    I’ve been looking for this for ages!!! OMG! finally. Thanks. :)

  3. hugo says:

    OMG!!! thank you so much i never knew it was this simple .. :P

    thnks a million!!!!

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