Trying to update windows media player?

Question

I have been trying to up date my windows media player to version 9 I saw you answer on how to update to version 7. I tried that with 9 but it did not give me the choice to uninstall the CD burner like on 7. Can this be done?

Answer

This question was answered on February 16, 2005. Much of the information contained herein may have changed since posting.

1 Start Internet Explorer

2 On the Tools menu, select Internet Options

3 On the General tab, in the Temporary Internet Files section, click Settings

4 Click View Objects

5 Right-click {33564D57-9980-0010-8000-00AA00389B71}, and then click Remove

6 Close the Downloaded Program Files window, click OK to close the Settings dialog box, and then click OK to close the Internet Options dialog box

7 Click Start, click Run, type the following command, and then click OK:

rundll32 advpack.dll,LaunchINFSection c:\windows\inf\wmv9dmo.inf,Uninstall

The next time that Windows Media Player tries to play Windows Media Video 9 content, it will download the new Windows Media Video 9 codec.

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Posted by Eramilde of Katharine Gibbs School - New York on February 16, 2005