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Old 16th May 2004, 11:52   #1
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How to uninstall windows media player 9 fully???

How can I uninstall windows media player 9?? (FULLY!!!!>> also clean registery)
It seems like this program is cooked in windows XP pro, it is not removable??!!! But I have read something that it is possible to remove it (like windows messenger..) but I don't find it anymore... Do you people have nice alternatives for the wmp 9 that use less resources??

Old 16th May 2004, 12:03   #2
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format c:/

Why remove it? Just install another player (bsplayer) and voila..
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Old 16th May 2004, 12:06   #3
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idd, bsplayer

it's like working with a linux prog in windoos
Old 16th May 2004, 12:12   #4
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Originally posted by BlackRabbit
format c:/

Why remove it? Just install another player (bsplayer) and voila..
Something I don't wanna use anymore is not welcome on my HD... so I want to remove it and it's not simple add/remove button...
Old 16th May 2004, 12:43   #5
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U might find the aswer there
This is how u can uninstall msn and i think u can do the same for wmp.

Note: If SP1 is installed this tip is pointless. Use Add/Remove Programs to remove Messenger

To add Messenger to the Add/Remove Programs feature accessible via Control Panel
Navigate to C:\Windows\inf
(If your Windows directory is different, substitute the proper drive letter)
Open sysoc.inf
Find the line that reads
Change it to read

Windows Messenger will now appear in Add/Remove Windows Components section of Add/Remove Programs accessible through Control Panel.

Just find the mediaplayer line and unhide it.
Old 16th May 2004, 17:27   #6
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Nope..i can't remove it!!
Old 17th May 2004, 00:19   #7
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wait for SP2

and might also help a bit.
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