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Author Topic: New PC cannot play Napster/Musicmatch in MC  (Read 2003 times)

Click Cardo

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New PC cannot play Napster/Musicmatch in MC
« on: August 22, 2004, 03:34:45 pm »

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I have quite a collection of MP3 files and have been using MJB and MC to library them.  This year I also downloaded wma tracks from Napster and Musicmatch to the same PC.  I like to keep my MC artist / album folder structure for the files.  So I move the napster / musicmatch files from their default locations to the artist / album folders I create.  Then I'd re-import new location back into MM for safety.  Everything was working fine and I could play everything from MC.

I just bought a new PC and copied all the tracks over the network to it giving the same
folder structure and imported them into MC.  Now the Napster/MusicMatch wma files no
longer play thru MC.  MC croaks with the following message:

windows media error: unable to obtain a license

how do I get the wma tracks I paid for to play on MC on my new PC?

Note get same error with Windows Media Player.
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Re:New PC cannot play Napster/Musicmatch in MC
« Reply #1 on: August 22, 2004, 04:52:52 pm »

The files are protected with encryption.  Check with Napster or MusicMatch to see if you can move them to a second PC.
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