WMP 11 Problems - Techist - Tech Forum

Go Back   Techist - Tech Forum > Computer Software > Microsoft Windows and Software
Click Here to Login
Closed Thread
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
 
Old 07-05-2007, 11:48 AM   #1 (permalink)
Junior Techie
 
Join Date: Feb 2006
Posts: 58
Default WMP 11 Problems

Hello,

I currently have WMP 10 (10.00.00.4036 to be exact) and I'm trying to upgrade to the WMP 11 on Windows XP. When I install WMP 11, I am only able to see the "mini" version of the player (picture attached to post). I don't get the full user interface that comes with WMP 11. Also, the WMP plugin doesn't show video in Firefox, only sound (I'm not sure if this is a separate problem).

I am using a work-issued machine, so I think there may have been some setting that disabled the full version, but I don't know where to look. Any advice would be appreciated.

Thanks.
Attached Images
File Type: jpg wmp10-mini.jpg (28.1 KB, 19 views)
__________________

__________________
~Justin
jeelliso is offline  
Old 07-05-2007, 01:47 PM   #2 (permalink)
Call me Mak or K
Mod Emeritus
 
KSoD's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2004
Location: C:\
Posts: 35,647
Default Re: WMP 11 Problems

The IT Guy must have disabled something. It could be one of many thing. If you cant right click on it and select the Full version them i think they have disabled the Media Players from doing so.

It is a tricky task and would require Admin rights to try and find out exactly what they have done.
__________________

__________________
I do not accept support questions via EMail, PM, IM or my G+ page!

Phone: LG Optimus G Pro
Running: Stock JB from LG with Nova Launcher

KSoD is offline  
Old 07-06-2007, 07:59 AM   #3 (permalink)
Junior Techie
 
Join Date: Feb 2006
Posts: 58
Default Re: WMP 11 Problems

I actually do have full admin rights on my computer and have permission to do whatever I need. Do you have any ideas on what to try to fix it?
__________________
~Justin
jeelliso is offline  
Old 07-06-2007, 08:04 AM   #4 (permalink)
Junior Techie
 
Join Date: Feb 2006
Posts: 58
Default Re: WMP 11 Problems

Never mind, I found the fix. When searching Google I found the following web page: Lock the Selected Media Player Skin at Registry Guide for Windows. It instructs me to delete a registry key and change the default skin key back to the classic. It works great now...exactly like it should.

Thanks.
__________________
~Justin
jeelliso is offline  
Closed Thread

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Multipule Problems smssoleimani Viruses, Spyware and Malware 14 06-11-2007 12:36 PM
Laptop will not fully boot and other problems! Help! LightingBird Microsoft Windows and Software 1 06-03-2007 01:22 PM
AVG Free problems,, TomW Viruses, Spyware and Malware 4 05-08-2007 09:08 AM
Some MacBooks May Have Battery Problems Osiris Apple and Mac 0 04-27-2007 05:50 PM
Harddrive problems Shafra Hardware Repairs and Troubleshooting 0 03-29-2007 05:55 PM



Copyright 2002- Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 01:53 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.