Thanks to my i Pod devotion, combined with a snazzy way to browse your music (look at those covers go!
With additional features and a nicer interface, Windows Media Player isn't still quite perfect but it's no longer quite the pariah of media players anymore.
If you’ve been experiencing the problem where you can’t add files to Windows Media Player’s library no matter what you do, then you probably have a corrupted database, and you’ll need to delete it and then re-add all of your media to the library.
Coupled with a Windows Live ID, linking other music libraries to your Windows Media Player is simple.
There's also a unique "Play To" feature embedded in Windows Media Player.
Note: We realise that after almost six months in the wild, Windows 7 is far from cutting edge, but if you're still under the misconception that Windows Media Player has nothing worthwhile to offer, do yourself a favour and read on.