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Hi all


Having some trouble playing my music on my Surface. Everything is stored locally (on a MicroSD card). Up until yesterday, I could play all my tracks just fine.

Last night I both reset the device (I was having issues with apps crashing) and entered a 3 month Xbox Music pass code. Now all of my music has been matched to the cloud (shown by the broadcast icon), and now, when I’m not connected to the internet, I can’t play ANY local tracks, except by going “open file”.


At first, I got error message 0xc00d1126 when attempting to play. So I connected to the internet, redownloaded the Music app, and then tried again. This time I get error code 0xc1010091. But the same outcome – I can’t play local music automatically!!!


This is REALLY annoying. Is there any way to force the app/device to play music locally first in the app, before streaming from the cloud??

Uggh, this app alone has made my experience with Surface really bad. It’s been nothing but trouble. Any help would be most appreciated as right now, I just feel like getting rid of this thing.


Thank you


P.S. I have read the other thread on this issue, which hasn't helped.

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ZipZap, I have not tried disconnecting from WiFi and trying to play music. I am going to try that and I will repost if I have any troubles.


One thing I have noticed with the music app and my microsd card - after I put music on the card, I normally have to leave the music app open for a while before it brings my local music into the library. FWIW, I don't like this behavior and personally, I consider it super buggy, but if it fixes your issue for now, maybe it's worth trying.


Like you, the music app creates a TON of heartburn between me and my Surface.

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Thank you scoobyx


Yes, I’ve noticed that as well. But I’ve left the Music app open for a while previously (about half an hour), and nothing was added. I’ll try and leave it on overnight tonight and see what happens.

I don’t understand how this app was ever allowed to be released in its current state. It’s really a horrible bit of code, that causes nothing but grief.

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