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How Can I remove Windows Media Player from my computer.. the day i reinstalled my win xp sp2 it is not working it is also not allowing me to update it to windows media player 11.. i want to completely remove my media player or reinstall it.. how to do it ???

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Download SMART UNINSTALER  that will do the trick for you 

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  • If is not located in the add/remove programs folder
  • Click the START button and select Run.
  • Type in: regedit in the command box.
  • When the regedit window appears, expand the HKEY LOCAL MACHINE by clicking on the plus sign to its right.
  • Now Click on the plus next to SOFTWARE, then MICROSOFT, then WINDOWS, then CURRENT VERSION and finally UNINSTALL
  • When you expand the Uninstall folder, you'll see all the programs currently installed, such as the uninstall Media Player 10 or Media Player, etc.
  • Click on the folder you want to uninstall, in the box on the right you will see two strings: DisplayName and UninstallString.
  • Double click UninstallString and a box will appear with the uninstall string highlighted.
  • Right click on the highlighted entry and select COPY.
  • Close the Regedit window.
  • Select the START button and click RUN.
  • Right click inside the command box and paste the uninstall string and click OK to uninstall Media Player

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