Enabling Windows® 7 Media Player Toolbar
Windows Media Player 12 toolbar and ways to enable Windows Media Player 12 toolbar in Windows 7
Windows Media Player 12 toolbar is the toolbar that is available in the Windows 7 Operating System. Windows Vista and XP users are missing this handy toolbar available in Windows 7. When the Windows Media Player 12 is installed in the computer, you might easily access the media player for playing the tracks, download multimedia files. You need to download and install the appropriate files. The Windows Media Player 12 toolbar is a miniature size of the Windows Media Player 12, and it could be pinned to the desktop. You need to perform few steps in the computer. This is advanced options and you might need administrator right to continue with the options. After performing options, try rebooting the computer.
Ways to enable Windows Media Player 12 toolbar are explained below:
- Download files
- Disable Network Sharing Service
- Access command prompt
You need to download the wmpband.dll file from the Internet. After that, you need to save it in the computer. For obtaining the toolbar in Windows 7, you need to save the wmpband.dll file in C:Program FilesWindows Media Player folder. After that, you need to exit. Make sure that you save the file in correct folder and exit.
Disable Network Sharing Service
You need to disable Windows Media Player Network Sharing Service. You need to access the Start menu. Access ‘Start’ menu and type in ‘Services’. Windows Media Player Network Sharing service needs to be selected from the computer. You need to stop it. Configure the options. After Windows Media Player Services are stopped, you need to configure the other option.
You need to access command prompt as administrator and enter the following information regsvr32 'c:Program FilesWindows Media Playerwmpband.dll'. After the 'Launch Windows Media player 12' appears, minimize it. Right-click on the ‘taskbar’. Click ‘Yes’ if you are prompted. You need to go to Toolbars and then select Windows Media Player.
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