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Player controls keyboard shortcuts

The following table lists the keyboard shortcuts for the playback controls. These keyboard shortcuts may also be available when Windows Media Player is in skin mode, if they are supported by the skin.

To do this Use this keyboard shortcut
Play or pause a file CTRL+P
Stop playback CTRL+S
Mute volume F8
Increase volume F10
Decrease volume F9
Play previous item CTRL+B
Play next item CTRL+F
Fast-forward CTRL+SHIFT+F
Play faster than normal speed (time compression) CTRL+SHIFT+G
Play at normal speed CTRL+SHIFT+N
Play slower than normal speed (time expansion) CTRL+SHIFT+S

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