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Windows 7: I Need To Reinstall My Windows Media Center

22 Dec 2013   #1
AnneBurns

Windows 7 Home Premium
 
 
I Need To Reinstall My Windows Media Center

Hello,

I (long story) uninstalled Windows Media Player. I need help getting the proper download at MS. What to do? Also, I want to install another media player like VLC but the CNet website's free download won't work. I realize I am asking for two different things here if someone doesn't mind multitasking for me.

I have a Windows7 Home Premium 64 bit laptop.

Thanks,
Anne


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22 Dec 2013   #2
PSCO2007

Windows 7 Professional X64
 
 

Here are two links for you-

VLC-
MG Search - MajorGeeks


Windows Media Player -
MG Search - MajorGeeks

Good luck!
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22 Dec 2013   #3
AnneBurns

Windows 7 Home Premium
 
 

Hello PSCO2007,

Help! When I tried to download either program I got the 'This Page Can't Be Displayed' message. What to do?

Anne
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22 Dec 2013   #4
PSCO2007

Windows 7 Professional X64
 
 

Try these links.

If having trouble, try Safe Mode with Networking.

Let me know how you made out.

Paul

VideoLAN - Official page for VLC media player, the Open Source video framework!


Windows Media Player - Microsoft Windows
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22 Dec 2013   #5
BrightBlessings

Win7 Pro-64 Bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by AnneBurns View Post
Hello,

I (long story) uninstalled Windows Media Player. I need help getting the proper download at MS. What to do? Also, I want to install another media player like VLC but the CNet website's free download won't work. I realize I am asking for two different things here if someone doesn't mind multitasking for me.

I have a Windows7 Home Premium 64 bit laptop.

Thanks,
Anne
Did you uninstall WMP or just turn it off? Is so, just turn it back on again.
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If you download another media player, go to the software developers site or filehippo, not Cnet as they tend to bundle unwanted goodies into the installers. VLC is ok, it will play most everything you throw at it.


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23 Dec 2013   #6
AnneBurns

Windows 7 Home Premium
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by PSCO2007 View Post
Try these links.

If having trouble, try Safe Mode with Networking.

Let me know how you made out.

Paul

VideoLAN - Official page for VLC media player, the Open Source video framework!


Windows Media Player - Microsoft Windows
Hello Paul,

I went to Safe Mode with Networking and I still got the 'This Page Can Not Be Displayed' page.

Anne
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23 Dec 2013   #7
PSCO2007

Windows 7 Professional X64
 
 

Disable your AV and firewall temporarily.
Are you able to download other programs?
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23 Dec 2013   #8
AnneBurns

Windows 7 Home Premium
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by PSCO2007 View Post
Disable your AV and firewall temporarily.
Are you able to download other programs?
I just disabled both and still get the 'Page Can Not Be Displayed' message.
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23 Dec 2013   #9
PSCO2007

Windows 7 Professional X64
 
 

Are you able to download any programs?

Can you try a different browser?
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23 Dec 2013   #10
PSCO2007

Windows 7 Professional X64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by AnneBurns View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by PSCO2007 View Post
Disable your AV and firewall temporarily.
Are you able to download other programs?
I just disabled both and still get the 'Page Can Not Be Displayed' message.
Anne,
Don't forget to reactivate your AV and firewall.

Also go to your programs and see if WMP is there and if so, pin to start menu.

If we can get VLC to download, you'll probably be happy with that anyway.


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