Taking a ScreenShot of a Video in Windows Media Player

Posted October 13, 2004 4:02 am by with 0 comments

Submitted by Force Flow:

When you want to take a few screenshots from a movie clip in Windows Media Player, press Print+Screen, paste it in an image editing program, and you get a black screen. The reason for this is due to Hardware Acceleration being enabled. But you can turn this feature off.

In Windows Media Player, go to Tools > Options > “Performance” tab. Move the Hardware Acceleration Slider to None.

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