How do I copy the user ratings for my files to my new computer?

Q

How do I copy the user ratings for my files to my new computer?

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A

You can ensure that the user ratings that you create for your songs are saved by selecting the Maintain my star ratings as global ratings in the media files option in Windows Media Player.

On your old computer, do the following:

1. In Windows Media Player, on the Tools menu, click Options.

2. On the Library tab, select the Maintain my star ratings as global ratings in the media files check box.
When this check box is selected, the user ratings for your songs are saved in your media files rather than in your library database file. This process occurs in the background, so it may take some time before your ratings are saved to all of your media files. The next step in this procedure ensures that your ratings (and any changes that you have made to other media information) are saved to your files immediately.

3. On the Tools menu, click Process media information now.

On your new computer, do the following:

1. In Windows Media Player, on the Tools menu, click Options.

2. On the Library tab, select the Maintain my star ratings as global ratings in the media files check box.

3. Perform the procedures in the first question to copy the contents of your My Music folder from your old computer to your new

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