Solve Windows® Media Player Toolbar Issues
What is a toolbar and what are ways to solve issues with the Windows Media Player toolbar?
Windows Media Player is a type of media player which is released from Microsoft. They generally come preinstalled with all the Microsoft Operating Systems. This application can be used to play video and audio. Viewing of images could also be done by using this. There are many other functions like copying of music to compact discs could also be done by this player. Music ripping is other function which could be performed by this. The Windows Media Player has replaced the earlier application which was called as Media Player in the earlier versions. There can be issues with toolbar of this application and by adopting some methods you could solve this.
Below given points are about toolbar and tips to solve issues with the toolbar of Windows Media Player:
- Issues of Windows Media Player toolbar
- Tips to fix issues
A toolbar would be a pre-arranged list of buttons which could be used as command buttons for a program in computer. This would be horizontal or vertical and you could perform different actions by using the components present in the toolbar. In the case of Operating Systems, they would be at the top or at the bottom. When the application is in use, this toolbar would be visible and it can control the program easily. General toolbar has the sufficient tools and they are present in GUI. In the case of Windows Media Player, there are various buttons in toolbar to control sound, forward, backward, pausing etc.
Issues of Windows Media Player toolbar
There would be many issues with the toolbar of Windows Media Player. Sometimes, you would see that after minimizing the Windows Media Player it would not show in the taskbar. Another problem with the toolbar is the mini player mode. The mini player mode of Windows Media Player would allow you to do the playback functions after minimizing the player also. Sometimes, you would see that the buttons on the toolbar on mini player mode are greyed.
You need to do a simple repair of the Windows Media Player. In order to fix that, firstly you can type 'regsvr32 wmp.dll' in the Run and need to press 'Enter'. After pressing that, you would get DllRegisterServer in wmp.dll succeeded message there. Just like that, you can also try to run the command regsvr32 '%programfiles%windows media playerwmpband.dll'. After that, you need to restart the Windows. Then you would check for working of mini player mode and would see that it is fixed. You could solve the issues of toolbar not appearing in taskbar.
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