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How do I get Windows Media Center to stay on top ?

  1. #1


    Posts : 3
    Windows 8 Pro with Media Center

    How do I get Windows Media Center to stay on top ?


    I have been trying to get WMC to stay-on-top but to date I have not been able to figure it out. I have looked all over the application. The research I have done tell me to do the follow within WMC;

    Select: Tasks / Settings / General / Startup and Window Behavior

    At this location I should see the option to "Stay on Top" but the only options available are;

    1) Show a warning before displaying Web pages that are not designed for WMC
    2) Show taskbar notifications

    When I select about in WMC the following info is displayed;

    Windows 8
    version 6.2.9.00.16384
    with Windows Media Center Technologies

    Does anyone know where I need to go to set this option ?

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  2. #2


    Sunnyvale, CA USA
    Posts : 283
    Windows 8.1 Pro with Media Center (64-bit)


    Go to view Now Playing and then right click and select Keep on top.
    I think only Now playing stays on top, not other windows.
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  3. #3


    Posts : 3
    Windows 8 Pro with Media Center


    Hello Arachnaut
    Thanks for getting back to me. I went to 'Now Playing' and right clicked but nothing happen, no option menu to be seen.
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  4. #4


    Sunnyvale, CA USA
    Posts : 283
    Windows 8.1 Pro with Media Center (64-bit)


    I don't know what is happening, here is what I see:

    Click image for larger version
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  5. #5


    Sunnyvale, CA USA
    Posts : 283
    Windows 8.1 Pro with Media Center (64-bit)


    Oh, sorry - I see you wrote Media Center. I thought you meant Media PLAYER.
      My System SpecsSystem Spec

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