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trmb posted a topic in General/WindowsI have been experiencing the empty folder bugs described in other threads, starting roughly one week ago. Mine occurs with my mp4's (primarily sports TV shows) which are converted using MCE Buddy from Windows 7 MCE. The folders are misreported as empty when using MB3 from the browser, my Windows 7 MCE HTPC interface or my Roku. In my setup, I do the conversion on a separate Windows 7 computer, not the living room HTPC, and they remain post-conversion on that machine's windows share. I also have a linux share (a WD MyCloud) I usually reserve for my movies (mapped to a drive of the HTPC/MB3 machine), but it has proved useful for testing. Interestingly, the problem seems to be restricted to Windows shares only. If I copy or move a "empty" folder and its content files to my WD MyCloud, MB3's TV Shows folder finds the folder and its content files and displays the "same" folder's contents correctly. Curiously however if I move the "empty" folder and its contents to the HTPC from the networked windows share, MB3 still does NOT find the folder or display the contents. The folder will only display the contents correctly when on the linux share. Another wrinkle is that some old TV show recordings that were converted to MP4s long ago show up just fine in MB3, even though they are on the windows share in folders alongside the new sports recordings that fail to show up. I have not been recoding anything other than sports lately, so I can't say if this is a problem with TV recordings for which it cannot find show metadata. However the fact that it recognizes the folder and content files immediately when put onto a linux-based share suggests it isn't metadata parsing in general, but a bug with the windows share. I hope this information can help the devs solve this problem. I suppose it could be a Windows update caused issue or a MB3 bug. I have not yet tried moving to an older version of the MB3 server, but I may try that later as this is pretty annoying.