Windows Media Player with wrong Find Album Info link

My Computer just did the latest update then all of a sudden whenever I go into Windows Media Player and go into Find Album Info the Find Album Info Cache link is musicmatch-ssl.xboxlive.com instead of the usual fai.music.metaservices.microsoft.com, Can anyone please help me change back to fai.music.metaservices.microsoft.com I got a lot of Albums with the wrong information and I need fai.music.metaservices.microsoft.com in order to sort everything out.
 

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Last updated August 25, 2019 Views 6,509 Applies to:
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It's amazing that Microsoft hasn't fixed this. It's a bug that they seemed to have ignored. I found the fix on a different site and it's relatively simple, but you must edit the registry as follows:

  1.  Start regedit.exe

  2.  Navigate to
      "Computer\HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\MediaPlayer\TunerConfig"

  3.  Look for setting PREFERREDMETADATAPROVIDER -- it should have a value of "pmpMusicMatch"

  4.  Edit the setting PREFERREDMETADATAPROVIDER, and clear the value so you have a blank value

  5.  Save / exit regedit.exe

  6.  Restart Windows Media Player, you should be restored back to   fai.music.metaservices.microsoft.com

I hope this helps.

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