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Is it possible to enable the "Deskband" in Windows Media Player 12 (on Windows 7)?

While I recognize it wasn't everyone's "cup of tea", I found it very useful, and have grown to rely on it when listening to music.

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It appears to be gone in favor of the new functionality the taskbar thumbnails provide. You can now skip tracks and pause music directly from a toolbar underneath the WMP thumbnail.

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I too missed the deskband when switching to Windows 7, but I've now switched to the Zune software, which does have this feature:

Zune Deskband Player

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Thanks! This looks like it will be a fantastic substitute for WMP in Win7. –  Brad Leach Nov 15 '09 at 22:49
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