Windows – Uninstall Windows Media Player 9, 10 or 11

Windows - Uninstall Windows Media Player 9, 10 or 11Windows Media Player (WMP) is particularly difficult to remove because it is an integrated component in the Windows operating system.



Uninstall Windows Media Player 10 or 11


To remove the Windows Media Player 10/11 player, simply go into the Control Panel, then double-click on "Add / Remove Programs". Windows Media Player should appear in a line called "Windows Media Player 10" or "Windows Media Player 11". Then simply click on that line, then "Modify Delete".
The version of Windows Media Player included with the system (Windows Media Player 9) will be automatically restored!

However, note that on subsequent systems to Windows XP Service Pack 2 (SP2), you must check the box "View updates" present at the top of the window "Add / Remove Programs" to bring up the line for Windows Media Player 10.

Uninstall Windows Media Player 9


Uninstall Windows Media Player 9 is more difficult because there is no entry in the menu "Add / Remove Programs". Thus, it is necessary to perform a manual operation to remove it. Click on Start / Run and enter the following command: RunDll32 advpack.dll, LaunchINFSection% SystemRoot% \ inf \ wmp.inf, Uninstall

Validate the various configuration windows, and then restart the computer to reflect the change!
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