Windows media monopolizes Samsung video monitor screen

Discussion in 'Windows Media Player' started by Mike B., May 7, 2010.

  1. Mike B.

    Mike B. Guest

    When I open .wmv attachment that is included in an e-mail, I initially see
    the entire Windows Media screen, complete with border, control buttons, etc.,
    but then when the .wmv attachment actually opens, the video image overtakes
    the entire screen. I thereafter cannot control during plan of close upon
    completion the video image through any means - keyboard, etc. I have to boot
    out, then reboot the system. Have assumed this is simple fix, but neither
    myself nor my computer person can figure out what's going on. Thanks for any
    help.
     
    Mike B., May 7, 2010
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  2. Mike B.

    Swifty Guest

    It is going into fullscreen mode. You can usually get out of
    fullscreen mode by pressing the "Esc" key. Why it is going into
    fullscreen mode is another matter, but it will probably be a setting
    somewhere.
     
    Swifty, May 9, 2010
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  3. Mike B.

    zachd [MSFT] Guest

    Do you have a Zoom or Clone mode set on your video card driver?
     
    zachd [MSFT], May 20, 2010
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