Stop Media Player from changing fullScreen to false on every save..

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John Langhans [MSFT]

Mar 2, 2004, 7:54:06 PM3/2/04
[CRITICAL UPDATE - Anyone using Office 2003 should install the critical
update as soon as possible. From PowerPoint, choose "Help -> Check for


This is known problem with the Windows Media Player control, which has been
reported to the Windows team. [Translation - If you use this ActiveX
control, there is nothing that PowerPoint can do to prevent this from

However, if you are using PowerPoint 2003, you no longer have to use this
ActiveX control if you need full screen movie playback. Instead, you can
use the new "Zoom to full screen" feature for movies inserted using the
"Insert -> Movies and Sounds" command (instead of using the ActiveX

John Langhans
Microsoft Corporation
Supportability Program Manager
Microsoft Office PowerPoint for Windows
Microsoft Office Picture Manager for Windows

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