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Windows Media Player 9 Problems


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Sean McC

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I can't take screenshots in WMP9 using Ctrl+I for some reason, and clicking on the video doesn't put it into fullscreen as it normally does.
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Try updating to the latest stable media player, WMP10. you will see 11 is allready out but its still in beta so try 10 first.
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I've updated to WMP10 but still have the same problems.
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I suggest updating to Windows Media Player 11 Beta, its still in its beta stages, but I downloaded it a couple of weeks ago, and its working fine.

Here's the link:
http://www.microsoft...&DisplayLang=en
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If you cant get the latest stable release working installing a beta is utter stupidity it just adds beta bugs on top of your problem.

I would uninstall WMP, and reinstall 10 that should clear out any bugs and give you a nice clean install of 10.

You could also use orint screen button to take screenshots.

Edited by warriorscot, 13 June 2006 - 04:52 PM.

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I would uninstall WMP, and reinstall 10 that should clear out any bugs and give you a nice clean install of 10.


Can you talk me through it? I've done similar before, but I can't be sure if it has been uninstalled properly. It'll rollback to 9 but I can't seem to uninstall and reinstall from there or from scratch, the problems seem to persist.
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Uninstall from add remove to get rid of 10, then in the windows components section find WMP and untick the box hit next and it will remove it from the system. Then restart and install WMP 10, easy enough to do slightly more complex because WMP is considered a windows component.
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Done that. No change :whistling:
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Well after over a year with this problem, I finally found a fix today. I downloaded the TweakMP PowerToy Plug-in from here and reset my WMP9's settings to default. It worked. Now my WMP works like a dream :whistling:
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