How to uninstall Windows Media Player 12


22.01.2010

Windows Media Player 12, developed by Microsoft, is the release of Windows Media Player succeeding Windows Media Player 11. It was first introduced in October 2008 at the 2008 Professional Developers Conference and has been released as part of the Windows 7 operating system. It is unknown if it will be released for Windows XP or Windows Vista.

MP12 does not have standalone setup installer available for free download. As such, Windows 7 users cannot uninstall and install Windows Media Player 12 manually. In fact, there is no entry of WMP12 in “Programs and Features” that allows removal.

Windows Media Player 12

In real life situations, some users feel the need to uninstall this Windows 7 Feature. The reasons are varied, some for being bored, some for being sick of a player that doesn’t fit their needs, and so on.

If you want to uninstall Windows Media Player 12, just follow the next steps:

1.Click on Start button, and open Control Panel -> Programs -> Programs and Features.
2.Click on Turn Windows features on or off in the left pane.

Step 2 on Windows Media Player 12 Uninstall Guide

3.Expand Media Features, by clicking the plus near Media.

Step 3 on the Windows Media Player 12 uninstall guide

4.Click on the check box for Windows Media Player and Windows Media Center, so it looks like this:

Step 4 on Windows Media Player 12 uninstall guide

5.Click yes to continue on the dialog box saying:

Step 5 on Windows Media Player Uninstall guide

6.Click OK to remove WMP and WMC, and quit.
7.Restart computer.

Now that you have managed to uninstall Windows Media Player 12, some day maybe you will need to re-install it.In order to do that, just follow our steps in How To Reinstall Windows Media Player 12 guide .

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