How to Restore Files on Windows Media Player?

Windows Media Player is most popular media player provided for Windows operating system. This application comes in various versions, among which the latest edition is Windows Media Player 12. WMP plays wide variety of audio or video formats such as MP3, MP4, WAV, WMA, AVI, MOV, etc. One can also add their favorite songs playlist in Windows Media Player, irrespective of the audio or video formats. This media player tool offers detailed description of songs or movies like title, singer name, album name and other related information.

However like other files, sometimes user may prone to delete or lose Windows Media Player file types because of various reasons on Windows computer. In case you are one didn’t regularly backup your beloved songs and videos, then losing or removing WMP files makes you panic. Let us see some of the main reason for loss of Windows Media Player files:

  • Human mistakes: Human faults like mistakenly deleting Windows Media Player music files or video files is one of the most common reason
  • Formatting issue: Formatting the Windows partition containing Windows Media Player and its play list leads to loss of those media files
  • Software malfunction: Windows Media Player corruption due to virus / malware attack or unusual termination of the application on the system may causes loss of music tracks or movies
  • Other reasons: Other reasons include hardware failure, operating system malfunction, improper upgradation of Windows Media Player and others

If you lost or erase your Windows Media Player files due to any of the above mentioned scenarios, then it is time to use any media file restoration utility such as Yodot Photo Recovery to regain them back.

Windows Media Player file recovery software:

Yodot Photo Recovery tool allows you to rescue erased Windows Media Center library files in a very safe and secure way on Windows system. Apart from recovering audio and videos, this tool also helps you restore photo files from other storage devices such as portable hard disk drives, memory cards, pen drives, memory sticks and etc. You can retrieve media files from FAT, FAT16, FAT32, NTFS, exFAT and NTFS5 Windows partitions. It can recovers songs, movies, RAW images and many more files from various storage media on system installed with Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP, Windows Server 2003 and 2008 operating systems.

Steps to get back Windows Media Player file types:

  • Download Yodot Photo Recovery application and install it to the Windows system
  • Open the software and follow the main screen procedure
  • Use “Deleted Photo Recovery” option to bring back deleted files and use “Lost Photo Recovery” to restore lost files of Windows Media Player
  • The program scans and displays all the drives present in the Windows computer
  • Select the drive containing Windows Media Player (Usually C:Drive) and click on “Next” button
  • The tool scans the chosen drive and displays all the deleted / lost Windows Media Player files
  • Select the audio or video files to be recovered back and save them to your desired location. However not to the same location from where you have restored them back

Basic Tips:

  • Stop saving or downloading new files on system after losing or missing Windows Media Player files
  • Keep up good anti-virus software on your Windows system
  • Try to restore WMP file types as soon as possible using relevant media files recovery tool before its memory space get replaced by new data