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 Damo - Jan 18, 2009 at 03:37 AM
Hello,
I accidentally deleted the WMP 11 (Windows Media Player 11) folder from C:\Program Files off of my Vista PC. Is there a LEGAL way for me to get Windows Media Player 11 back?

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Nov 10, 2008 at 05:48 PM
I have VISTA and that link is for XP "Windows Media Player 11 is designed to work with all editions of Windows XP Service Pack 2 (SP2)"
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Nov 10, 2008 at 06:43 PM
search a little farther and you will find it here:

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyID=1d224714-e238-4e45-8668-5166114010ca&displaylang=en
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Nov 10, 2008 at 07:12 PM
If you click that new link you gave me it says Windows Media Player 11 for Windows XP . And I have VISTA
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Nov 10, 2008 at 08:24 PM
there is only one version for XP and Vista
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I have the same problem will try and do a sfc /scanow from command prompt in safe mode will let you know the results.

WMP 11 for VISTA does not have a standalone installer.
Anyone who says it does clearly does not understand that the XP installer will not run on Vista.
Or is not using Vista or hasn't tried it for themselves...
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I fixed mine by copying the files from another vista installation
Copy %program files%\windows media player or %program files(x86)%\windows media player if you run x64
Also copied and replaced. %windir%\system32\wmploc.dll
I know this will be utterly useless if you don't have 2 pc's.
but you could always install vista on a Virtual PC to get the files.
Get Microsoft Virtual PC to achieve this it is a free app.
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