Changing Music file Artist/Album names?

LoneSock

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Ive sorted all my music into folders, but some don't have artist/album names, such as:


i've right clicked and clicked rename, but it comes up as:





i've also clicked properties etc, but no joy there:




has anyone any idea how to do this?
im on Windows Vista Basic.
and its just your average folder.
its really bugging me!
 

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DemonSeed

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Have you tried clicking the empty space inline with the track under Artist/Album etc.

Like So
 

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DemonSeed

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If you right click over the part you want to edit you will see edit in the context menu.
Hit that and it should open a box like above. But you need to be over the line you want to edit.
 

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DemonSeed

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That I really don't understand? What WMP version are you using?
I have go through mine and cant find any setting that should stop you from changing tag info so I'm really stumped.

You are doing this in media player right?
 

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LoneSock

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Noo its just in a basic folder on the desktop, where i store my music.
I use itunes and im fine editing tags in that, but it would be much easier if i could edit the info in the folders...it just seems a bit impossible :s
 

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DemonSeed

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Yea you cant do it from the folder you need to be using a tag editor like iTunes or Media Player.
Sorry I could not tell form your pics at first that this was what you were trying to do.
There are several free tag editors out there that can make doing that a lot easer.
Give me a min and Ill shoot you a link for the one I use.
 

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