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Windows 7: Windows Media Player disappeared but still installed.

09 Apr 2013   #1
Pantagruel

windows 77 home premium 64bits
 
 
Windows Media Player disappeared but still installed.

Windows Media Player has disappeared from my desktop and from the list of ''all programs''. When i try to download it, I get an already ''installed message'' What do I do ?


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09 Apr 2013   #2
cheezz

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 

Check in program files(x86)>windows media player
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10 Apr 2013   #3
Pantagruel

windows 77 home premium 64bits
 
 

Yes it's there. But when I click on set-up I get a message that no updates are available. How do I reactivate it ?
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10 Apr 2013   #4
cheezz

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 

Why click on setup? Just double click on the application (wmplayer) and it should open. Right click and drag out to create a shortcut.
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11 Apr 2013   #5
Pantagruel

windows 77 home premium 64bits
 
 

Thank you. It's back on my desktop.

Anyone has any idea why it disappeared? I certainly did not remove it.
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12 Apr 2013   #6
roboticarm

Windows 7 Home Premium x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Pantagruel View Post
Thank you. It's back on my desktop.

Anyone has any idea why it disappeared? I certainly did not remove it.
Maybe the media features were somehow removed. Removing these features through CP does not remove the actual files, just the shortcuts are removed to prevent access.
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