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Full screen media player


crazyc1

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When watching movies through media player (avi files), I cannot make the thing stay on full screen.

After a minute or two it reverts back to showing the taskbar at the bottom and some space at the top.
Now it is watcheable on a 37" LCD in that state, but rather annoying.
yes I can click to go back to full screen but every few minutes is rather annoying indeed.

I would like to get it to default to full screen when opening movie files as well.

Any suggestions?

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smackheadz

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do you have your screen saver set to come on after a couple of minutes?was just wondering if that was kicking it out of full screen.

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crazyc1

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I had already turned off the screen saver.

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knockin on

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The task bar reappears when the mouse is moved. Is it too close to your vibrator :)

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crazyc1

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I currently have both a wired keyboard and mouse, and a wireless keyboard with a joystick on it.

I have even tried starting the movie and removing all of the above, to no avail, and so am at a loss.

Any suggestions as to a solution or suitable alternative media player would be gratefully accepted

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crazyc1

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Could not sort the problem, but in the end by playing it via Windows Media Centre it seems to work full screen.
Yay.

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