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Windows 7: Start Videos in media player maximized

29 Oct 2009   #1

Windows 7 Professional 64-bit
Start Videos in media player maximized

Ok guys, Ill cut to the chase, media player 12 is driving me NUTS. Im trying to make it start maximized whenever I start a new video but it never does. Either the picture goes full screen and blurs or is way too small. Ive tried ticking/unticking the options in MP video but this it always resorts back! This is just driving me crazy-there should just be an option OR it should remember . Ive looked at the other threads and cant seem to work any of the solutions. So far, this is 1 of the 4ish things (small things) that are making me sooo mad as ive had XP for so long now

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30 Oct 2009   #2

Win7 Ultimate 64bit

You're not the only one driven nuts by this bug. It annoyed me so much I actually wrote a simple utility which makes sure WMP12 always starts maximized. See this link for more info: Windows Media Player 12 maximize fix (Windows 7)
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31 Oct 2009   #3

Windows 7 Professional 64-bit

Thanks! This helped a bunch, though im sure MS could still add this kind of functionality as a simple tick box option instead of having a 3rd party installer do it.
On a side note my KIS 2010 reported it as a P2P worm though im sure it wasnt - typical computers, you fix one problem you get another.
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