Windows 7 Forums
Welcome to Windows 7 Forums. Our forum is dedicated to helping you find support and solutions for any problems regarding your Windows 7 PC be it Dell, HP, Acer, Asus or a custom build. We also provide an extensive Windows 7 tutorial section that covers a wide range of tips and tricks.

Windows 7: Youtube window within window

01 Oct 2015   #1

Windows10 64 bit
Youtube window within window

Some youtube videos have this window within a window display, and I can't get rid of it.

I'm guessing it has something to do with "magnify"? or resolution?

Is this something I can fix or does the problem lie with the way it was uploaded to Youtube, since some videos display normally and others display in this way?


P.S. I guess the first question is, do you also see two windows here, or does it look like a normal display that you can make fullscreen?

My System SpecsSystem Spec
01 Oct 2015   #2

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1, Windows 8.1 Pro x64, Windows 10 Pro x64

Yes I see two windows , one small and in focus and the larger one out of focus.

I would say it was the video itself.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
01 Oct 2015   #3

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Win 10 Pro x64

Every video on that persons channel is like that...

Youtube window within window-2015-10-01_09h33_57.png

My System SpecsSystem Spec

01 Oct 2015   #4

W7 Pro SP1 64bit

My guess is:
This was meant to prevent the software that automatically scans videos from figuring out that it is copyrighted material.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
01 Oct 2015   #5

Windows10 64 bit

Thanks very much. I've heard of "channels" before but don't know how they work. Do people buy them in order to have a special place for their own uploads? Is the screen shot of all the videos clickable, and can I (or anyone) access that place?

While I do think copyright has a place, I wonder how it benefits the person using it to block films, for example, or, in this case, the pre-1995 Taggart episodes, before Mark McManus died.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
01 Oct 2015   #6

W7 Pro SP1 64bit

Anyone should be able to get to the view shown in derekimo's screenshot,

Click here:

Youtube window within window-1.png

...and then here:

Youtube window within window-2.png

All of the videos in the "Home view" or the "Videos view" are clickable.

I don't know the answer to your question about channels.

If material is still under copyright protection, then perhaps royalties are going to the copyright holder. The copyright holder is probably not the creator of the material. The creator might get paid a tiny amount from these royalties. If the creator is dead, then those tiny payments probably go to his/her estate - thus benefiting any benefactors of that estate (e.g. children or cats).

My System SpecsSystem Spec

 Youtube window within window

Thread Tools

Similar help and support threads
Thread Forum
Not refreshed Background (Parent) Window while Window Drag
Hi, I need to capture video of my Windows 7 screen operation and I found a very disturbing thing what can be wrong while capturing. When I move a window it's background app does not refreshing but then when the window header is released. My screenshot to see the problem:...
General Discussion
Setting the window icon for a command prompt window
I have a set of scheduled tasks, all of which run programs written in Open Object REXX. Consequently, the Command Prompt windows where these tasks runs inherit their icons (at the top left of the window) from the rexx.exe program that handles my scripts. This means that all of these REXX tasks...
General Discussion
Window 7 Start-Up Repair completes but window fails to boot.
After rebooting my system, it recommended that i do a start up repair. After the repair completed i recieved the black screen right before choosing USER , so i tried 3x more to repair which each completed but same outcome till the point it just says cant repair automatically . Then i tried to...
General Discussion
Adding 'open in new window' to search results, & opening in new window
Whenever I search in W7, I want to have the ability to open found folders in a new window. If I r-click, that option is not there. Is there a way to add this to W7? Also: When I go to 'open file location', the file's folder opens in the same window - highly annoying. In Vista, it opens in a new...
General Discussion
Window 7 Window Media Player Full Screen Lock (Sort Of Party Mode)
Hi, Anyone knows how to lock window media player 12 in full screen . I saw people do but i dont know how . Any ideas ?
Music, Pictures & Video

Our Sites

Site Links

About Us

Find Us

Windows 7 Forums is an independent web site and has not been authorized, sponsored, or otherwise approved by Microsoft Corporation. "Windows 7" and related materials are trademarks of Microsoft Corp.

Designer Media Ltd

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 14:52.
Twitter Facebook Google+