How do I add Media Player to my taskbar in Windows 10?

Where is media player on Windows 10?

Windows Media Player in Windows 10. To find WMP, click Start and type: media player and select it from the results at the top. Alternately, you can right-click the Start button to bring up the hidden quick access menu and choose Run or use the keyboard shortcut Windows Key+R. Then type: wmplayer.exe and hit Enter.

How do I put Windows Media Player icon on my desktop?

* As an example, let’s create a shortcut icon of Windows Media Player.

  1. Right-click on an open area on the screen and then click New-Shortcut on the displayed shortcut menu. …
  2. Click Browse, specify the file of Windows Media Player and click Next.
  3. Enter a shortcut name. …
  4. Click Finish.

How do I install Windows Media Player on Windows 10?

How to install Windows Media Player

  1. Open Settings.
  2. Click on Apps.
  3. Click on Apps & features.
  4. Click the manage optional features link. Apps & features settings.
  5. Click the Add a feature button. Manage optional features settings.
  6. Select Windows Media Player.
  7. Click the Install button. Install Windows Media Player on Windows 10.

What is the default media player for Windows 10?

The Music app or Groove Music (on Windows 10) is the default music or media player.

Why media player is not working?

If Windows Media Player stopped working correctly after the latest updates from Windows Update, you can verify that the updates are the problem by using System Restore. To do this: Select the Start button, and then type system restore. … Then run the system restore process.

How do I change the shortcut keys in Windows Media Player?

Select Tools > Plug-in properties and click Wmpkeys Plugin. Below you can see all the default WMP Keys shortcuts. To change any of the shortcuts, select the text box then press the new keyboard shortcut. Click OK when finished.

How do I download media player to my computer?

How do I install VLC Media Player on my computer?

  1. Open your browser and go to
  2. Click on the orange DOWNLOAD VLC BUTTON at the top-right of the page. …
  3. Click the .exe file in your browser’s download window when the download has completed to start the install wizard:

What is a short way to launch the Windows Media Player application?

Just press the Windows key + R to open the Run box. Type wmplayer and hit Enter. This will also open the Windows Media Player quickly.

What happened to Windows Media Player in Windows 10?

Windows 10 update removes Windows Media Player [Update]

Windows 10 is a work in progress. … If you want the media player back you can install it via the Add a Feature setting. Open Settings, go to Apps > Apps & Features, and click on Manage optional features.

How do I restore Windows Media Player?

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 make my taskbar see through?

Switch to the “Windows 10 Settings” tab using the header menu of the application. Make sure to enable the “Customize Taskbar” option, then choose “Transparent.” Adjust the “Taskbar Opacity” value until you’re satisfied with the results. Click on the OK button to finalize your changes.

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