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Windows 7: Pls Help: cant open other windows if wmp is open

05 Sep 2010   #1

windows 7 ultimate x64
Pls Help: cant open other windows if wmp is open

I am encountering this very annoying problem since I installed win 7.
If the windows media player is open, the other windows (such as internet explorer or other folders) wont open until I minimize the windows media player. They will be hidden behind windows media player and when I minimize the player, they will show up.
This doesnt happen when I have any other windows open. for example, if i have internet explorer maximized, i can open any other folder. but, if i have windows media player maximized, i cannot open any other folders without minimizing wmp.

Pls help. thank you

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05 Sep 2010   #2

Win7 HP (x64)/Win7 Ultimate (x64)


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Right-click the Menu Pane in WMP>Tools>Options>Under Player Tab> Make sure that "Keep Now Playing on top of other windows" is unchecked

The other option is of course - alt+tab

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05 Sep 2010   #3

windows 7 ultimate x64
thank you Lomai

wow...that worked like a charm....thank u so much buddy.....didnt expect it to be this simple
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