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Published on 03.09.09 by Brent Trahan

Uninstall Windows Media Player

Learn how to uninstall Windows Media Player in Windows 7.

Uninstall Windows Media Player

  1. Open the Control Panel from the Start menu.
  2. Open Programs and Features in the Control Panel.


    Note: If Programs and Features is not available, change View by to Large icons at the top right of the Control Panel.

  3. Select Turn Windows features on or off in the left column of the Programs and Features window.


  4. Uncheck Windows Media Player.


  5. A warning will pop-up that informs you that Windows Media Center will also be uninstalled because it uses Windows Media Player components to function. Click OK.


  6. Click OK in the Windows Features window.
  7. Click Restart Now to restart the computer.


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4 Responses to “Uninstall Windows Media Player”

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  1. Julian Adams says:

    The procedure outlined above WILL NOT UNINSTALL anything. It simply disables WMP.

  2. akmal ariff says:

    this wont do any uninstalling.. the media centre windows keep pop up n disturb me doin job.. its disgusting.. need help to remove it..

  3. S.D. says:

    This is a waist of time rename plz so i don’t get in my search again

  4. Hemantha Wanigasekara says:

    When I click Turn windows features on or off the Windows MEdia centre starts. I cant use skype i cant use anything. I oped Mozilla with athe greatest difficulty. Is this a virus?

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