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Do Not Show First Use Dialog Boxes

This policy setting allows you to prevent the anchor window from being displayed when Windows Media Player is in skin mode. If you enable this policy setting the anchor window is hidden when the Player is in skin mode. In addition the option on the Player tab in the Player that enables users to choose whether the anchor window displays is not available. If you disable or do not configure this policy setting users can show or hide the anchor window when the Player is in skin mode by using the Player tab in the Player. If you do not configure this policy setting and the “Set and lock skin” policy setting is enabled some options in the anchor window are not available.


Additional Information

  1. Registry path is:

    HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE -> Software -> Policies -> Microsoft -> WindowsMediaPlayer # GroupPrivacyAcceptance

  2. The Administrative Template path is:

    Windows Components -> Windows Media Player

Notes

* Making mistakes while changing registry values can affect your system adversely. We recommend you to create a System Restore point before making registry manipulation. If you're new to Registry Editor, read this beginner's guide.
** To locate the registry and administrative template path, checkout beginner's guide.
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