Try closing all running applications (to clear the taskbar).
Then open WMP, right-click an empty area on the taskbar and
select the option to "Cascade Windows".
And if that does not solve the problem, try closing WMP. Then
lower your graphics hardware acceleration setting to the basic
accelerations setting. And then run wmplayer.exe and try to
maximize it. To lower the hardware acceleration setting:
- Open Display Properties in Control Panel.
- On the Settings tab, click Advanced.
- On the Troubleshooting tab, move the Hardware acceleration
slider one notch to the right of None.
And if the above does not solve the problem you can find
peer-to-peer support for Windows Media Player Technologies
in the following newsgroup:
AKA: Windows Media Player
The following Web Page has a link you can click to access the
newsgroup with your Web browser:
If you read newsgroups using a Network News Transfer Protocol
(NNTP)-based newsreader such as Outlook Express, and use the
msnews.microsoft.com news server, here is a link:
You may also find the following Web Page about WMP informative
(do not let the misleading title of the Web Page dissuade you
from visiting the page. It is anything but a "Mini-FAQ").