How do I show Windows Media Player on my taskbar?

After pinning the program, the icon remains in the taskbar for quick access even after closing the program.

  1. Click the Windows “Start” button and type “media player” into the Search field.
  2. Right-click on the Windows Media Player icon on the taskbar.
  3. Select “Pin this program to taskbar.”

Where is Windows Media Player on Windows 8?

Find Windows Media Player From the Start screen type: wmp and right-click the Windows Media Player icon and pin it to the traditional desktop taskbar for easy access. Or just click or tap to launch it. Or you can use the keyboard shortcut Windows Key + R to bring up the Run and type: wmplayer.exe and hit Enter.

How do I get Windows Media Player WMP 12 taskbar toolbar?

Wait for a few seconds to see the success message. Step 5: Launch WMP and minimize it. Step 6: Right-click on the Taskbar, go to Toolbars and then select Windows Media Player. Click Yes if you get the “The Windows Media Player toolbar isn’t compatible with this version of Windows” message.

How do I pin Windows Media Player to my desktop?

Tap and hold or right-click the Windows Media Player link in the upper-right corner. Windows pops up a little text box. Tap or click Pin to Start if you want a tile for WMP to appear on the Metro Start screen. Tap or click Pin to Taskbar if you want to put a WMP icon on your desktop taskbar.

How do I pin music to the taskbar?

Being able to pin any of your favorite songs, albums, artists, or even radio stations is one of them. The act of pinning in Groove Music works exactly as others, either right-click with your Mouse or tap and hold on with your finger on the touch screen, and choose “Pin to Start” from the popup menu.

How do I hide Windows Media Player from taskbar?

Press “Ctrl-M” to toggle the menu bar on or off using just the keyboard.

How do I reinstall Windows Media Player on Windows 8?

If you want to reinstall Windows Media Player, try the following:

  1. Click the Start button, type features, and select Turn Windows features on or off.
  2. Scroll down and expand Media Features, clear the Windows Media Player check box, and click OK.
  3. Restart your device.
  4. Repeat step 1.

How do I minimize Windows Media Player to my taskbar?

Run Windows Media Player and minimize it. Right-click on TaskBar, hover Toolbars and select Windows Media Player. Make sure to Uncheck “Lock the taskbar”.

How do I hide the taskbar in Windows Media Player?

Do I have Windows Media Player on my computer?

To determine the version of Windows Media Player, start Windows Media Player, click About Windows Media Player on the Help menu in and then note the version number below the Copyright notice. Note If the Help menu is not displayed, press ALT + H on your keyboard and then click About Windows Media Player.