1. Join Date : Nov 2016
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    Windows 10
       2 Weeks Ago #1

    mp3 songs downloaded on windows 8 will not play on windows 10 windows


    I downloaded my mp3 music from my old laptop, which was operating on Windows 8, to a 1TB external hard drive. Now when I try to play the mp3 music on my new laptop, which operates on Windows 10, some of the songs will not play. Can this be corrected?
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  2. Join Date : Jul 2015
    Posts : 399
    Windows 10 Home
       2 Weeks Ago #2

    What program was playing mp3's in Windows 8 before ? In Windows 10, it should, at least, default to Groove unless you have something else installed. Follow the 2 screenshots. R-click any mp3/Open with/Choose another app to get to 2nd screen. Choose preferred or default player/check Always use this .../OK

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