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Windows 7: Windows Media Player 12 PROBLEMS

12 Nov 2011   #11
MilesAhead

Windows 7 32 bit
 
 

This software is the best freeware that I've tried for placing and sizing windows:
WinSize2 moves and resizes windows

Size and place the window, then press the hotkey while Winsize2 is running. Every time the window opens, it will be positioned and sized how you set it. But it only does it on open. That's to allow you move change the window size and position manually without it interfering.

It's simple. Have it start with Windows and leave it running in the tray.
As soon as a window that's in the list opens, it's sized and moved.


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12 Nov 2011   #12
SteveScotland

Windows 7 Enterprise x64
 
 

Hi,

Thanks for your reply, i was hoping to do this without the use of additional software, it's such a simple task that i'm sure it can be done within WMP or via some sort of command.
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12 Nov 2011   #13
MilesAhead

Windows 7 32 bit
 
 

My approach would be to use the 3rd party software until you figure it out. It's a simple matter to turn auto start option off when no longer needed.
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12 Nov 2011   #14
boohbah

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit 7600
 
 

i dont seem to be experiencing your issue of wmp opening maximised. i maximise the wmp and i close it then re-open it and it is maximised. no problem there, and i havent adjusted any settings or used third party apps to achieve this result.
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20 Jan 2012   #15
RSLMongoose

win 7 64
 
 

You don't need any addition software, all you have to do is right clock anywhere in the "Now Playing" window and in the context menu that pops up go to "Video" and remove the check beside "Fir Player to Video".

Now when you open a vid it won't resize now playing automatically
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31 Jan 2012   #16
steven90yau

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

non of the above work good enough for me.

resizing the window does work to some extent, but if i try to close WMP afterwards i accidentally close some other program in the back because the X button isn't all the way in the top right corner.

i dont want to use 3rd party programs since they require even more effort to maximixe the window.

i wonder why microsoft hasn't looked into this bug yet really strange.
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13 Feb 2012   #17
huza

Windows 7 Home Premium service pack 1 64 bit
 
 

made a mistake...duplication of an above post sorry
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09 Jan 2014   #18
ctn

Windows 8.1 Professional x64
 
 

Try this for the file type that you need mp4, mkv, avi...
not sure the Backslash: \ after fullscreen is needed
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