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HelpmehGuru Roar.Thanked: 122 Computer: Specs Experience: Familiar OS: Windows 8 Re: Run Windows Media Player in Background « Reply #13 on: February 22, 2010, 05:18:54 PM » ok. Other than that, great work and thanks :-) Martin did everything as described, but when i minimize the player still not got mini-toolbar.. HELP PLEASE. Advertisements Latest Threads winzip rjean39 posted Mar 10, 2017 Windows update keeps running (hangs) auntiem posted Jan 18, 2017 Modify GPO but option doesn't show cees09 posted Dec 21, 2016 How have a peek here

You have to right click the bar, deselect "windows media player" and than quit the program. What’s the Best Antivirus for Windows 10? (Is Windows Defender Good Enough?) How to Remove an EFI System Partition or GPT Protective Partition From a Drive in Windows 7 Ways To Thank You!!! I have my Mini Player back, yipee!!! :-) adrian thanks so much!

Cyber Toon if it is not running the code with admin privileges, it will get an error code, where if it is, it will succeed. thanks again! Windows Media Player toolbar (minimized) question 4 post • Page:1 of 1 All times are UTC Board index Spam Report Windows Vista Tips Forums > Newsgroups > Windows Media Player > As far as I can see, their decision goes against common logic, and was a major disappointment to me.

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  8. Logged HelpmehGuru Roar.Thanked: 122 Computer: Specs Experience: Familiar OS: Windows 8 Re: Run Windows Media Player in Background « Reply #1 on: February 19, 2010, 09:41:38 AM » Try this.
  9. To set this option, go to the Options page (linked off the Now Playing button) and look at the first tab, which should be "Player".
  10. Works perfectly - Windows 7 32-bit WMP12 Jamie Worked great, thanks for the detailed instructions.

Anyone aware of a 3rd party video player that allows me to play videos in the taskbar like WMP used to? I usually don't know how to operate the background processes of a computer well but this made it simple and I was surprisingly able to do this. Novena I am using Win 7 Home Edition and I did the step correctly. Start "Windows Media Player Network Sharing" service again using Services Manager. 6.

It helped me out a lot ^___^ I can now easily play my jams w/o having to manually click on too much excessive buttons :3 Kudos! net start WMPNetworkSvc cmd 1 stops service; cmd 2 adds dll; and cmd 3 starts wmp service DAVI Nice man! Thanks! http://www.sevenforums.com/music-pictures-video/200597-media-player-opens-reduced-minimized.html Style Default Style Contact Us Help Home Top RSS Terms and Rules Copyright © TechGuy, Inc.

Dinotj Thanks, it works perfectly Steve.K Nice. Now right-click on Computer icon on desktop and select Manage, it'll open a new window. Thank You!!! Thank you djw1500 VG ^^ Did you open Command Prompt as Administrator?

Works like a charm.... That was my favorite part of WMP. Something I previously did not have, on my old Vista. ram manohar thanq very much .........i missed it......for info this works in even windows 8 and 8.1 friends Ram Great..thanks...

If you don't, try that. :) Red Did this in Windows 10 and it works! http://midsolutions.org/windows-media/windows-media-player-10.html Either way, your new question is too vague, what functionality are you expecting from your mpgs and where did they come from ? For 64-bit (x64) users: Copy the wmpband.dll file present in "64-bit or x64" folder and paste it to "Windows Media Player" directory present in "Program Files" folder. Please try the request again.

yash thankoooo Random Guy Thanks took 5 minutes worked great. We all have our own ways of customizing our interface, and losing a feature that we use every day can make an upgrade feel more like a tragedy. so please help me. Check This Out bonk, Sep 28, 2005 #3 Nasado Joined: Sep 28, 2005 Messages: 4 WMP 10 on windows XP home SP2 Nasado, Sep 28, 2005 #4 bonk Banned Joined: Sep 8, 2005

I've attached a jpg of the error message[Saving space, attachment deleted by admin] Logged HelpmehGuru Roar.Thanked: 122 Computer: Specs Experience: Familiar OS: Windows 8 Re: Run Windows Media Player in Background Show Ignored Content As Seen On Welcome to Tech Support Guy! I don't know why i keep getting the error message: The Filename, directory name, or volume label syntax is incorrect. .

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To return to the default behavior of the Minimize button, right-click an open area of the Windows taskbar, point to Toolbars, and then clear Windows Media PlayerClick to expand... NO MINI TOOLBAR! Works greatt Eduardo This also works in Windows 8/Windows 8.1 Pro Preview! :) geohotGR my win 8 say thank you Shelly Balt Amazing! The default value in this field is "voiceatt.wav", obviously designed to use the mini mode for voicemail attachments.

Thanks. What could be the problem? Caroline Step 3: I don't have a "Windows Media Player Network Sharing" service. http://midsolutions.org/windows-media/windows-media-player-11-media-sharing-vista-to-xp.html I have completed all the steps above, however, when I complete the final task of:regsvr32 "%programfiles%\Windows Media Player\wmpband.dll".

Tried the above steps but although got the Windows Media Player toolbar option, it did not show in my taskbar when selected Alper Yücel Thank You Very Much!! Varim Hi there, regarding to this method, i got some problem after i follow all the step above until the CMD part, and i receive " the module "C:\program file\window media i stopped the WMP sharing in services, and 3. Amram Chayim EirinbergTopic StarterRookie Experience: Beginner OS: Windows Vista Re: Run Windows Media Player in Background « Reply #4 on: February 20, 2010, 02:12:29 PM » Where is the link?

Actually Taskbar Toolbar or Taskband is stored in a DLL file called "wmpband.dll" which is found in "Windows Media Player" directory present in "Program Files" folder. Minimising Media Player 9 7. Now right-click on Taskbar and select "Toolbars -> Windows Media Player" option and ready to enjoy the Taskbar Toolbar aka Taskband in Windows 7. djw1500 I need help.

Priscilla Appreciate you! Now you'll need to register "WMPBand.dll" file. Checked Windows Media Player in the toolbar list, started WMP12, and when I minimized it . . . I downloaded dll files from the link, and replaced C:\Program Files\Windows Media Player\wmpband.dll with 64 bit dll file from link.

Run following commands in Command Prompt(Admin): 1. Keep up the neat trixx :D Krid While this DID work, I was hoping that it would work as it originally did... Craigslist vs. It seems after each new update something is changed to make things more inconvenient!

it helped a lot Michael You're awesome, thanks!