You can exclude specific subfolders or any top level folder.
When I first put together this tutorial on how to use Windows Media Player to rip music or tunes from a CD, I used Windows Media Player 11 for testing as well as my screenshots. Then there are some of you who might still be using WMP 10.
Windows Media Player can play the file types shown in Table 8.1.
NOTE Vista doesn't come from Microsoft with DVD playback capability, except in the editions containing Media Center—Vista Home Premium and Vista Ulimate.
Windows Media Player has grown into a pretty amazing application with multiple personalities.
Its talents include playing music and video files from online sources or local drives (including DVDs), playing online radio and TV stations, displaying specialized web pages, organizing your music files (MP3s and WMAs), burning music CDs, copying and syncing to portable MP3 players, and providing a conduit to online media shopping sites.