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How to share media of my Philips player for WMP 11?

Published on 2017-02-28

Before you start:

  • Connect your player to your home network
  • Connect your PC to the same network
  • Make sure that your PC firewall allows you to run WMP programs

Note: Depending on your version of Microsoft Windows, the screens might look different to the following screens.

2. Click the Library tab and select Media Sharing

Windows Media player - Library

3. The first time you run Media Sharing on your PC, a pop-up screen appears

Check the Share my media box and click OK.

The Media Sharing screen appears

4. In the Media Sharing screen, make sure that you see a device marked as Unknown Device

Note: If you do not see an unknown device after a minute or so, your PC firewall might be blocking the connection.

Media Sharing screen

5. Select the unknown device and click Allow

A green tick appears next to the device

6. (Optional) Click the Settings button to change settings

The Media Sharing - Default Settings screen appears.

Select options for media sharing or change the name of your media library, then click OK to exit.

Media Sharing - Default Settings

Choose files and folders to share

By default, Windows Media Player shares from these folders: My Music, My Pictures and My Videos

  • If your music, pictures and video are in these folders, skip this section
  • If they are in other folders, add the folders to your sharing library

1. In Windows Media Player, select Library > Add To Library

The Add To Library screen appears

Windows Media Player

2. If necessary, click on Advanced Options to display a list of monitored folders

Advanced Options

3. Select My folders and those of others I can access, and then click Add

The Add folders screen appears

4. Browse and select folders to add, and then click OK

The new folders appear in the list of monitored folders

5. Click OK to add the folders

The files are added to your sharing library

Windows Media player

The information on this page applies to the following models: HTB5570D/98 , HTB5510D/98 , HTB5540D/98 , HTB7530KD/98 , HTS5593/40 , HTB7590KD/98 , HTS5583/98 , HTS5593/98 , HTS5563/98 , HTS3261/98 , HTS9520/98 , HTS9140/98 , HTS5591/98 , HTS8562/98 , HTS9221/98 , HTS5561/98 , HTS5581/98 , BDP5200/98 , BDP9600/98 , BDP7500B2/98 , BDP7500S2/98 , HTS5590/98 . Click here to show more product numbers Click here to show less product numbers

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