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Article ID: 886957 - Last Review: January 16, 2015 - Revision: 2.1

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If you maximize the Media Center window while you are watching a video file in My Videos in Microsoft Windows XP Media Center Edition 2005, the Resume or Restart options may appear momentarily while the screen is redrawing.

This problem does not occur when you watch a DVD movie.


This problem occurs because of limitations in DirectX.


Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section.


Media Center Technical Support

Because Microsoft Windows XP Media Center Edition was included with your hardware device or system, the hardware manufacturer provides technical support and assistance for this software. Your manufacturer may have customized the installation with unique components such as specific device drivers and optional settings to maximize the performance of that manufacturer's hardware. If you require technical help with Windows XP Media Center Edition, contact your manufacturer directly because the manufacturer is best qualified to support the software that the manufacturer has installed on the hardware.

You can also visit the Windows XP Media Center Edition product information Web site at the following Microsoft Web site: (

  • Microsoft Windows XP Media Center Edition 2005
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