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Windows 7: Jump List Tricks for Windows Media Player in Windows 7

19 Aug 2009   #1
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Jump List Tricks for Windows Media Player in Windows 7

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Back in June, I blogged the first of 6 blog posts dedicated to tips and/or tricks for Windows Media Player in Windows 7. I had originally intended to post the remaining 5 blog posts over the course of 3 weeks. However, that didn’t quite happen. I intend to post the remaining posts, starting today with the 2nd blog post, but won’t commit to any specific timeline.

Windows 7 introduces Jump Lists as one of the many enhancements to the Windows Taskbar. And Windows Media Player takes advantage of this feature for quick access to your digital media.



Here are a few tips for working with the Jump List for Windows Media Player:

  • You can drag most items off of the Windows Media Player Jump List and onto the desktop to create a shortcut that can be used on any computer to do that query and return local items.
  • Doing a search on a view and double clicking one of the result items will log the search query to the Jump List. For example, can go to all songs and search for ‘NOT genre:Christmas’ and you’ll get a Jump List item of all your music with no Christmas music (see above screenshot).
  • You can pin any file Windows Media Player will play in the Jump List by directly dragging and dropping the file onto the Windows Media Player icon on the Windows Taskbar.
  • Clicking “Play All” or playing a stack view from File Explorer will log to the Jump List.
  • If you go to Organize, then Options, and then Player - the last option in Player settings “Save recently used to the Jump List instead of frequently used” toggles what shows on your Jump List.
Hope you enjoyed these Jump List tips for Windows Media Player!

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19 Aug 2009   #2
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Very useful article for the rookie users of Win 7...
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