XPlite can uninstall Media Player, re-install or repair Media Player on Windows XP and Windows 2000. Improve Windows performance and security.
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Media Player Media Player

Utility to play audio and video clips

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In XPlite Professional you can find Media Player under the group titled Windows XP Sound Theme Windows XP Sound Theme.

Install Media Player:

Media Player is a stand-alone component. The function of Media Player does not rely on any other XPlite Professional components and removing other components in XPlite Professional should not influence Media Player.

Uninstall Media Player:

Media Player is not required by other system components in XPlite Professional. You can safely uninstall Media Player without compromising other XPlite Professional components.

BUT PLEASE NOTE: You may have other software installed that does require Media Player. If you encounter any compatibility issues with other software you can quickly and easily reinstall Media Player using XPlite Professional.


XPlite Professional can completely uninstall Media Player and reinstall to repair Media Player on:

  • Windows XP Professional: orig, SP1, SP2
  • Windows XP Home: orig, SP1, SP2
  • Windows 2000 Professional: orig, SP1, SP2, SP3, SP4
  • Windows 2003 Server: orig, SP1, SP2(coming!)

User Removal Statistics for Media Player

Of 503 sampled Windows XP users, 323 left Media Player installed and 180 people uninstalled Media Player from their system.

Of 180 sampled Windows 2000 users, 40 left Media Player installed and 33 people uninstalled it from their system. No data for another 107 users (advanced features hidden or incomplete log data).

Pro Users can help us collect these removal statistics.

  1. In XPlite or 2000lite press XPlite properties button to access preferences.
  2. Ensure logging is on.
  3. Check "Send component state data when checking for upgrades" on the Preferences tab.
  4. Using the Check for Upgrades button on the About tab.

The information sent is the last block only of component installation state data - you can see this in the log as "option=1" or "option=0". No personal information is conveyed.

The option to uninstall Media Player is only included in XPlite Professional.

Thankyou for purchasing XPlite Professional.

Media Player is avalable as option in XPlite ProfessionalPRO Media Player is not in the XPlite Free TrialTrial