If you have problems adding, deleting, or even viewing your digital music library then it could be a corrupt Windows Media Player database.
Luckily this isn't usually as bad as it sounds.
If your first time took an hour or more, once it's 'done', any time AFTER it really has done will probably only be 10 or so mins if that much.
Also, playing video and music is fine on this end with the updating going.
It does update when I startup WMP but it only does it for 10 or so minutes if that much and also has no effect on performance.It can be re-built in seconds following the steps in this tutorial.More » If you like to use Windows Media Player to watch streaming video, but are frustrated by interrupted playback, then all you might need to do is tweak a few settings.Most of the time Microsoft's software media player will function without a hiccup, but as with any application, there are times when errors can occur.This can range from a minor problem like missing album art to a more serious issue such as a corrupt media library or the program failing to run at all. Fw-300 #ya-qn-sort h2 /* Breadcrumb */ #ya-question-breadcrumb #ya-question-breadcrumb i #ya-question-breadcrumb a #bc .ya-q-full-text, .ya-q-text #ya-question-detail h1 html[lang="zh-Hant-TW"] .ya-q-full-text, html[lang="zh-Hant-TW"] .ya-q-text, html[lang="zh-Hant-HK"] .ya-q-full-text, html[lang="zh-Hant-HK"] .ya-q-text html[lang="zh-Hant-TW"] #ya-question-detail h1, html[lang="zh-Hant-HK"] #ya-question-detail h1 #Stencil . Bdend-1g /* Trending Now */ /* Center Rail */ #ya-center-rail .profile-banner-default .ya-ba-title #Stencil . Bgc-lgr #ya-best-answer, #ya-qpage-msg, #ya-question-detail, li.ya-other-answer .tupwrap .comment-text /* Right Rail */ #Stencil . Bxsh-003-prpl #yai-q-answer, #ya-trending, #ya-related-questions h2. Fw-300 .qstn-title #ya-trending-questions-show-more, #ya-related-questions-show-more #ya-trending-questions-more, #ya-related-questions-more /* DMROS */ .Windows Media Player 12 was built for Windows 7 and isn’t compatible with earlier versions of Windows.If you want to have access to other media files, such as those on your Windows Home Server or elsewhere on your network, you’ll want to change the way the Media Player builds its library.The more things you have the longer it takes and even leaving it running and then not seeing the message doesn't mean it's finished.My main computer displays that message and did for a long time the first time I got my library imported but after that the time got way shorter.