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Send unique player ID through Windows Media Player.

This setting controls sending of globally unique identifier (GUID) when communicating with remote media server.

Tweak for : Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows XP, Windows 2003, Windows 2000, Windows Vista
Windows Media Player is not interested in personal information. It provides audio and video to your computer through media server. The server identifies your computer with IP address and Player ID number. The Player ID is prepared from a Globally Unique Identifier (GUID). The ID is generated by the Windows Media Player setup program through standard operating system functions and Windows Media Player saves it for logging.

For this, go to Start > Run menu, enter “regedit” and navigate to the registry path listed below. Now, right-click and modify the Binary value “SendUserGUID” to “01” which can enable sending of GUID information through media player. However, if you want to revert to original state, change the value data to “00”.

The changes take effect after a restart or logoff.

Send User GUID Through Windows Media Player.reg

The '.reg' file will send User GUID through Windows Media Player.

Disable Send User GUID Through Windows Media Player (Default).reg

The '.reg' file will disable sending of user GUID through Windows Media Player.

Apply registry settings according below given steps of screenshots with related changes.

Sending of unique Player ID through media server is disabled.

Sending of unique Player ID through media server is enabled.

First, click the 'Start' button, and select 'Run'. In the resulting dialog box, type "regedit".

Second, go to the [HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\MediaPlayer\Preferences\] key, right-click on the 'SendUserGUID' Binary value and click on "Modify".

Finally, enter the value "01" in the text box and click on 'OK'.

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Enable script commands of Windows Media Player.

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Disable file and URL history saving in Window Media Player.

Category : Software / Applications > Windows Media Player

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Clear recent file list of Windows Media Player.

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