Windows – How to open a file in WMP 11 by command line without playing it

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I need to open a file in "standby" mode from a shortcut, wait for an introduction speech and then play the file.

How can I open the file in Windows Media Player 11 by command-line without playing it?

Best Answer

According to this you can use /open in Windows Media Player 6.4, but it seems that the command line options have since changed.