Features of Windows® Media Player Taskbar
Do you want to know about Windows Media Player software and its features?
Windows Media Player comes preloaded with Windows software. The Windows Media Player is an easy to use and configure software. The main features of the Windows Media Player are that you could easily playback audio CDs, audio and video streams, which can be directly streamed from Internet. The 'Now Playing' tab can display the music or song that is being played now. 'Enhancements' in the Windows Media Player include graphical equalizer. 'Quiet Mode' is a feature that is available in Windows Media Player. Windows Media Player could be used to rip audio from audio CDs. You can convert the audio to any format like WMA, MP3 or WAV format.
The following tips can help you to activate Windows Media Player as taskbar item:
- For Windows XP and Windows Vista
- For Windows 7
- To access
For Windows XP and Windows Vista
You need to select 'Start', present on your computer screen. In the search area you need to enter 'Windows Media Player'. When the 'Windows Media Player' is typed in the search area, you might be able to see the icon. Click on 'Windows Media Player' and drag into the task bar. Once you do this, the 'Windows Media Player' can reside on taskbar.
For Windows 7
There is a feature called 'Pin this program to taskbar' available in Windows 7. In order to do this, you need to right-click the 'Program' button. Then, you can click on 'Pin this program to taskbar'. You can see that the Windows Media icon will remain in the taskbar even if it is closed. Right-click on the program as it appears and pin the item on to the taskbar.
In order to access Windows Media Player, you need to double click on the 'Taskbar'. Based on the setting, you might need to ‘double click’ or ‘single click’. Accessing the Windows Media Player from the taskbar can eliminate the need for launching the program via taskbar. After launching the program, you might minimize it to the taskbar.
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