Windows Media Player exits full screen while watching movies


I am using WMP 12 and while watching movies the full screen exits after 15 minutes.How to fix?

Why it’s happening?

Generally it happens if screensaver is enabled during playback.


1] Open  Windows Media Player

2] Press “Alt” >  “Tools” >  “Options”

3]  Under the Player tab locate “Allow screensaver during playback” option and if it’s checked then uncheck the box against it.

4] Click OK.

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