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Upgraded to Windows 10, having trouble with a few things

Posted: Mon Mar 25, 2019 5:22 pm
by Dan33185
My computer running Windows 7 died, so I upgraded to a new computer running Windows 10. I'm having a few problems getting MMW set up, wondering if I can get some help.

1. Installing/changing skins doesn't seem to do anything, any time I change a skin, MM flashes like it's going to change skins but comes back looking exactly the same. Also, I'm having a weird problem towards the bottom of MM, where that part is blue for some reason when it's not supposed to be (see picture below).

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2. The taskbar player is not working. I made sure to enable Media Monkey in "toolbars" on Windows 10, but there doesn't appear to be a "minimize to MicroPlayer" option anywhere, I don't remember that being a script or anything, it was included in the install.

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3. I'm not sure how to add "play in media monkey", "play next in Media monkey", etc. in the Windows Context menu, any help would be appreciated.

Re: Upgraded to Windows 10, having trouble with a few things

Posted: Mon Mar 25, 2019 5:49 pm
by Lowlander
1) Check that you're using the skinned version under Tools > Options > Skins.

2&3) This isn't available if you do a Portable Install. Is that the case?

Re: Upgraded to Windows 10, having trouble with a few things

Posted: Mon Mar 25, 2019 6:19 pm
by Dan33185
Lowlander wrote:
Mon Mar 25, 2019 5:49 pm
1) Check that you're using the skinned version under Tools > Options > Skins.

2&3) This isn't available if you do a Portable Install. Is that the case?
1. I have the following skins available:

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And no matter which one I select, it still ends up looking like the picture in my first post.

2. I'm 99% sure I didn't do a portable install, is there a way to tell without reinstalling the program again to be sure?

Re: Upgraded to Windows 10, having trouble with a few things

Posted: Mon Mar 25, 2019 6:33 pm
by Lowlander
1) In Explorer go to the folder you have MediaMonkey installed and launch MediaMonkey.exe. Does it allow you to change Skins then?

2&3) If there is a Portable folder in the folder you installed MediaMonkey on your PC it may be a Portable Install.

Re: Upgraded to Windows 10, having trouble with a few things

Posted: Mon Mar 25, 2019 6:45 pm
by Dan33185
Unfortunately opening from the Media Monkey folder doesn't change anything either. I don't see a portable folder in my MM install folder either.

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Re: Upgraded to Windows 10, having trouble with a few things

Posted: Mon Mar 25, 2019 8:23 pm
by Lowlander
Reinstall and make sure the option to use MediaMonkey Skins instead of Windows Theme is set in the installer: http://www.mediamonkey.com/MediaMonkey_Setup.exe

Re: Upgraded to Windows 10, having trouble with a few things

Posted: Tue Mar 26, 2019 2:04 am
by Dan33185
Lowlander wrote:
Mon Mar 25, 2019 8:23 pm
Reinstall and make sure the option to use MediaMonkey Skins instead of Windows Theme is set in the installer: http://www.mediamonkey.com/MediaMonkey_Setup.exe
That seems to have done the trick, not sure what went wrong with the previous install. I did notice the link you gave led to MediaMonkey_4.1.23.1881, I was previously trying to install MediaMonkey 4.1.24.1883 beta (http://www.mediamonkey.com/forum/viewto ... 40#p456640), so maybe that has something to do with it?

Re: Upgraded to Windows 10, having trouble with a few things

Posted: Tue Mar 26, 2019 11:38 am
by Lowlander
That shouldn't matter, 1883 runs skinned here. The problem may be from the skin setting in the installer, which a new install fixed. You can try 1883 again, just make sure you set this option on skinning correctly in the installer.