How to Transfer a Windows Media Player Playlist to a New Computer

Playlists in Windows Media Player contain information about a specific group of songs that you have added to a list. If you have created a particularly good playlist, you might want to transfer it to a different computer. You can do so by copying the playlist file from the computer on which it was created to removable media (such as a flash drive or an external hard drive) and then pasting it into the appropriate folder on the new computer.

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Connect your removable media to your computer.

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Click "Start," "All Programs" and then "Windows Media Player."

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Click the arrow to the left of "Playlists" to expand the list of playlists you have created in Windows Media Player.

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Right-click on the playlist you wish to transfer and click "Open File Location."

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Right-click on the playlist and select "Copy."

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Click "Start" and then "Computer."

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Double-click the icon for your removable media.

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Right-click inside the folder and click "Paste."

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Eject your removable media from the computer.

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Insert your removable media into the second computer.

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Click "Start" and then "Computer."

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Double-click the icon for your removable media.

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Right-click the playlist and then click "Copy."

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Click "Start" and then "Music."

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Double-click the "Playlists" folder.

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Right-click inside the folder and click "Paste."