How to Reinstall Windows Media Player 12


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

If you followed our last guide on How to Uninstall Windows Media Player 12, and you feel the need to reinstall this feature, these are the steps that to need to follow in order to do that:

Windows Media Player 12

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 Re-install Guide

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

Step 3 on Windows Media Player 12 Re-install guide

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

Step 4 on the Windows Media Player 12 Re-install guide

5.Press Ok.

6.Restart the computer.

7.Windows Media Player 12 will be reinstate and reset. Launch Windows Media Player, and re-initialize the program.

Now that WMP12 is again in your PC, if you ever feel the need to uninstall it just follow the How to Uninstall Windows Media Player 12 guide again.

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