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38 +39/-1 votes

WMP 12: When video is paused and you scrub the seek bar, the frame doesn't update.

Submitted by eikonoklastes2 on January 31, 2009 to Bug

It waits for you to resume playing.

Show the correct frame when WMP12 is paused and you scrub the seek bar.

Low

Low

Not fixed

(1 comments)

38 +38/-0 votes

Screen Flicker is still a problem

Submitted by ryanlm on January 18, 2009 to Aesthetics, Annoyance, Bug, Usability

This has been improved from Vista, however there are several areas where it is still in your face.

- Logout, most of the time it will flash the blue screen with "Logging out" then it will go right back to the desktop. Very bad (more...)

Fix it?

High

High

Not fixed

(6 comments)

38 +42/-4 votes

Wrong tooltip on Windows Update

Submitted by sunco on January 14, 2009 to Annoyance, Bug

The icon of WU appear with "New updates are available". I click on it but appear to not. I click on "Check for updates" and found nothing. The systray icon still saying there are new updates

I don't know if this (more...)

Low

Low

Not fixed

(2 comments)

37 +37/-0 votes

Ugly controls when displaying a visualization in Media Center

Submitted by antiufo on May 12, 2009 to Aesthetics, Bug

Open Windows Media Center, start a song and open a visualization. The controls are inside ugly black rectangles.

Low

Medium

Not fixed

37 +37/-0 votes

<RC> Sometimes Windows Media Player layers are incorrectly overlapped

Submitted by antiufo on May 8, 2009 to Bug

I don't exactly know when this bug occurs, but sometimes a window "enters" between the two layers of the Windows Media Player window. See the screenshot.

This is *ONE* of the ways to reproduce the bug (does not always occur)
(more...)

Medium

Low

Not fixed

37 +39/-2 votes

unneded space

Submitted by mahirh on February 6, 2009 to Bug

after opening a control panel window and then opening something makes a big gap

Low

Low

Not fixed

(2 comments)

37 +39/-2 votes

White color in active taskbar button does not appear when right clicking taskbar button (read problem description first then vote)

Submitted by Zerlot on January 12, 2009 to Aesthetics, Annoyance, Bug, Icons, Legacy, Usability

White color in active taskbar button does not appear when right clicking to view the jumplist. Below is step by step

open IE 8, right click IE 8 taskbar button to view jumplist (just right click and don't select anything in jumplist) (more...)

Fix it to shows the white color in active taskbar button

High

High

Not fixed

(3 comments)

37 +39/-2 votes

No shadow under Math Input Panel window

Submitted by 3dman on December 31, 2008 to Bug

There's no shadow under that window and it's aero style.

Add shadow to the window.

Low

Low

Not fixed

(3 comments)

37 +37/-0 votes

WMP cannot get album art

Submitted by DARKGuy on December 16, 2008 to Annoyance, Bug, Usability

I recently ripped music off a CD using WMP without any internet connection (it was down when I did the rip) so now that I have internet again I went to the Find Album Info feature and tagged all the MP3s and album as found on the internet (which is really (more...)

Try to recover album art too? Duh :(

High

High

Not fixed

(4 comments)

36 +36/-0 votes

Misspelling at Local Group Policy Editor

Submitted by Pr1XseL on May 12, 2009 to Annoyance, Bug

1. Click on start and on search bar type gpedit.msc and press enter

2. Now navigate to User Configuration, Administrative Templates, and Start Menu and Taskbar in left pan of Group Policy Editor

3. Locate “Turn off user (more...)

Replace misspelled word [ liist ] to [ list ] !?

Low

Low

Not fixed

(1 comments)

36 +37/-1 votes

Clicking Show Desktop after hovering for peeking causes all windows to flash before showing desktop

Submitted by zz00 on May 4, 2009 to Aesthetics, Annoyance, Bug

If I hover over the Show Desktop button, I will see the desktop peek. While still hovering over the button, I click on it. At this point, all my open windows will flash momentarily before the desktop shows.

Medium

Medium

Not fixed

36 +38/-2 votes

"Some Start menu items can't be displayed" balloon is misaligned

Submitted by nyp on March 13, 2009 to Annoyance, Bug

Try this: Set the number of recent programs to display to a high number and then open the Start menu. The balloon is misaligned.
Also, the balloon seems a little too wide...

Align it properly.
Make a line break in the middle of the message.

Low

Low

Not fixed

(4 comments)

36 +49/-13 votes

Four words: Fix. The. Damn. Permissions.

Submitted by DARKGuy on December 18, 2008 to Annoyance, Bug, Usability

I think the title and the screenshot says it all.

I can't believe that in all the time I've been using Windows 7, I've faced permission problems.

Some words to Microsoft: I DON'T NEED PERMISSION TO DO (more...)

Fix. The. Damn. Permissions.

High

High

Not fixed

(20 comments)

35 +37/-2 votes

repair files....broken files

Submitted by kjub on July 14, 2009 to Bug, Usability

broken driver, missing OS files, something went wrong

im troubleshooting dialog should be always a button repair from server.
in case something goes wrong the os connects to server check and repleace broken files....

in case that your restore point is months old and in advance that (more...)

High

High

Not fixed

35 +38/-3 votes

[BUG] WindowsExplorer files can't free sort by user

Submitted by klk on June 11, 2009 to Bug, Usability

WindowsExplorer files can't free sort by user
This is a Bug, Because in Vista/XP you acn free sort.

fix free sort by user

High

High

Not fixed

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