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Can't find Windows Media player!


I have a bit of a mystery here. I can't find Windows media player or the Media center anywhere on my computer! All my music which I burned to windows media player when I had XP and videos which I downloaded have gone into Real player,which is the default player. I thought that I might change my mind and make Windows Media player the default but I can't find it anywhere. I've looked on the start panel and change/remove programs and I've googled desktop, but no joy. When I tred to download WMP 11, I got a message saying that it was already on my computer. But Where???

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What happens if you type media in the Start Search box?

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What happens when you click on the Start Button and go to all program? Do you see Media Player on the list?

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What happens when you click on the Start Button and go to all program? Do you see Media Player on the list?
thanks to you both for replying. When I click on Start/media or got to All programs I do not see Windows media player at all. I went to music and found Public music When clicked on "Open with ", Real player came up I then clicked on Browse and found a folder called Windows Media player. I opened this and found a whole list of files! Now I've found it what do I do to open it ?

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Click on Start and paste the following into the Run box or the Search box:

wmplayer.exe

Double click on it when found.

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Click on Start and paste the following into the Run box or the Search box:

wmplayer.exe

Double click on it when found.
Found it! Thank you so much.

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Typing just Media in your Start Search box will give you the shortcut for both Windows Media Player & Windows Media Center.

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Typing just Media in your Start Search box will give you the shortcut for both Windows Media Player & Windows Media Center.
Thanks for your help Arie. That's useful tip; nice to keep on learning!

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