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Old 02-11-2004, 07:11 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Question Uninstalling Windows Media Player 9 ?

hi there,

am working with winXP Pro. , u know it comes with Windows Media Player v.7 ( built in ) .
Recently i upgraded it to v.9 Beta....

My Q. is : How can i return again to the v.7 ? coz i really dun like the v.9 thing ?
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Old 02-11-2004, 07:40 AM   #2 (permalink)
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Go to Add/Remove programs in the control panel and you should see Windows Media Player 9 there, remove it and it should default back to what you had previously.
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Old 02-11-2004, 09:03 AM   #3 (permalink)
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Thats correct.. uninstall the upgrade and you get back to the older version automatically..
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Old 02-11-2004, 09:22 AM   #4 (permalink)
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If i'm right .. WMP 9 creates a system restore point before it installs .. So if the uninstall dosen't help .. u can probably use a system restore
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Old 02-11-2004, 11:32 AM   #5 (permalink)
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you cant uninstall wmp9 from winxp.
1)use system restore,like preet2u said.
2)install windows again(not formating)it will copy over the windows files.you need to reinstall some drivers like the video card and video codecs after,but your files and programs will be safe.

btw,winxp comes with wmp8
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Old 02-12-2004, 08:25 AM   #6 (permalink)
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Thanks for all of ya, for replyin

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Old 02-12-2004, 12:16 PM   #7 (permalink)
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You most certainly can uninstall WMP from Windows. If the above do not work (WMP9 may be listed as viewpoint player instead of Windows Media Player) From control Panel > Add/Remove Programs > Add/Remove Windows Components > Uncheck Windows Media Player and click Next and follow the steps.

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