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Hello everyone!
For the last few months, my music player/movie player, Media Player Classic keeps pausing ingame while playing video games. It's quite annoying. I have checked the hotkeys for Media Player Classic, and they are not being pressed when ingame playing video games. I even changed MPC's hotkey to disable left click for pausing/unpausing music/movies in MPC and changed Space to Ctrl+Space which is never used in my video games. I have tried to reproduce the issue when in a game by spamming Ctrl+Space or Space or left clicking does NOT causes MPC to pause. I do not have a clue what could be causing this. This never happen before the last couple of months and now it's happening at least one every 30 minutes. However once it's pause, it doesn't unpause while I am ingame. The reason this is odd is to pause and unpause uses the same hotkey. Any suggestion?

Software: Media Player Classic 1.6.7 [or a recent version]
OS: Windows 8 64bit
Game: StarCraft 2

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The issue has been resolved, but the problem it's self was not linear for some reason unknown to me. Also I have to use MPC, because another application depends on it. To correct the issue, the individual MUST have Global Hotkeys disable/uncheck, which will fix everything.

However when Global Hotkey is checked, the resolves does not follow any patterns ingame. Thus meaning, if I tried to pause the MPC ingame, it will not work with the defined hotkeys set by MPC. However it does pause at random clicking of the keyboard, but never following a similar pattern of key strokes. And once MPC is paused, it does not unpause with any combination of key strokes either defined by MPC or not. It's quite strange, but all is good now!

Settings:
View > Options ["O"] > Player > Keys > uncheck "Global Media Keys"
Edited by Sugi - 5/21/13 at 9:56am
 
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Have you tried using a different audio player?
   
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Please excuse me for not being clear. The issue has been resolved, but the problem it's self was not linear for some reason unknown to me. Also I have to use MPC, because another application depends on it. To correct the issue, the individual MUST have Global Hotkeys disable/unchceck, which will fix everything.

However when Global Hotkey is checked, the resolves does not follow any patterns ingame. Thus meaning, if I tried to pause the MPC ingame, it will not work with the defined hotkeys set by MPC. However it does pause at random clicking of the keyboard, but never following a similar pattern of key strokes. And once MPC is paused, it does not unpause with any combination of key strokes either defined by MPC or not. It's quite strange, but all is good now!

Settings:
View > Options ["O"] > Player > Keys > uncheck "Global Media Keys"
 
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Slack14.1 // Win10 6xASUS VW246H A dell keyboard 800w Silent Pro 
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Slack14.1 // Win10 6xASUS VW246H A dell keyboard 800w Silent Pro 
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XIGMATEK Elysium Razer Naga 2014 Asus Xonar DGX Skullcandy Plyr1 
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