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Windows 7: I Need To Reinstall My Windows Media Center

23 Dec 2013   #11
AnneBurns

Windows 7 Home Premium
 
 

The first thing I do is reconnect my security programs. WMP is not on my re/uninstall list or default programs for Microsoft.


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23 Dec 2013   #12
PSCO2007

Windows 7 Professional X64
 
 

Have you tried to download VLC with another browser?

When did you have WMP on your comp?

A System Restore to just before should bring it back.
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23 Dec 2013   #13
AnneBurns

Windows 7 Home Premium
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by PSCO2007 View Post
Have you tried to download VLC with another browser?

When did you have WMP on your comp?

A System Restore to just before should bring it back.
I had WMP until just before I started this discussion. I already tried system restore but WMP is completely gone. If I could just get to the proper Microsoft page to down load the program, that would be great.

I am also prepared to do a destructive recovery (shudder) if needed.

I will put the VLC on the back burner until I resolve this issue with getting WMP back.

Anne
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23 Dec 2013   #14
PSCO2007

Windows 7 Professional X64
 
 

Anne, please type in Windows Media Player in the Start Box.
Does anything show on the very top?
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23 Dec 2013   #15
AnneBurns

Windows 7 Home Premium
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by PSCO2007 View Post
Anne, please type in Windows Media Player in the Start Box.
Does anything show on the very top?

"No items match your search" is all she wrote.
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23 Dec 2013   #16
PSCO2007

Windows 7 Professional X64
 
 

What exactly did you do to uninstall WMP?





Anne, your title says Window Media Center , not WMP.

Is Media Center what you are missing?

Look at post #5 - what do you see when you open that box?

Please post a pic of the box.
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23 Dec 2013   #17
AnneBurns

Windows 7 Home Premium
 
 

Hello, I just posted that I resolved my issue and what I did and it's gone. Huh?
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23 Dec 2013   #18
PSCO2007

Windows 7 Professional X64
 
 

Repost it - you might not have clicked Submit.
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23 Dec 2013   #19
AnneBurns

Windows 7 Home Premium
 
 

Hello PSCO,

I found my fix and I will share it with you.

I went to another forum and I was told what to do (below in black) and it worked.



1. Click on Start (bottom left) then Control Panel.
2. Click on Programs and Features.
3. On left hand side of screen, click on "Turn Windows features on or off".
4. Find the entry called Media Features and expand it using the + symbol.
5. Tick the box for Windows Media Player.
6. Click OK.
7. Restart your PC.

I think I will post the VLC download query in a different thread. Thanks for all of your help!

Anne
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