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How do I make windows media player turn on and be displayed on screen when I select and play a media file (music). I click on the mp3 and the music plays fine but the windows media player window does not come up or is not seen in the tool bar-area. Now if I click on the icon from the desktop it finally shows up and is displayed. How do I set it so I can have it run and be displayed as default each time I select a music file?
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post #2 of 13
This doesn't sound right.
I don't think there is an option for that, sounds like a bug.
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Yeah it developed suddenly. I need some assistance.
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Hmm, perhaps disable WMP from Add/Remove programs, then download manually WMP10 or 11, whichever you're using, and install it to replace the old files..
I can't think of anything else, hope it helps.
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So reinstall. I'm on Vista so its wmp 11 ? Could it be from my new sound card I installed?
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Karol3 View Post
So reinstall. I'm on Vista so its wmp 11 ? Could it be from my new sound card I installed?
It shouldn't, but still, who knows..
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post #7 of 13
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Yeah ill reinstall. I have to download for Microsoft right?
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post #8 of 13
Quote:
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Yeah ill reinstall. I have to download for Microsoft right?
Yep, or any other official host, like softipedia etc.
Don't trust torrents, I've had trouble more than once with them.
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post #9 of 13
Quote:
Originally Posted by Karol3 View Post
Yeah ill reinstall. I have to download for Microsoft right?
Windows Media player 11 for Vista:http://www.microsoft.com/hk/windows/...r/default.mspx
You could try that,And if it still don't work.This is what I use to play my videos and recorded tv files:http://www.videolan.org/

It works great.
Edited by AMOCO - 5/10/11 at 9:57am
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post #10 of 13
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i read its hard to uninstall WMP from vista. I guess ill just leave it since its a minor issue.
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