How do I get my Windows Media Player back?
If you want to reinstall Windows Media Player, try the following:
- Click the Start button, type features, and select Turn Windows features on or off.
- Scroll down and expand Media Features, clear the Windows Media Player check box, and click OK.
- Restart your device.
- Repeat step 1.
Where is my Windows Media Player icon?
Windows Media Player in Windows 10. To find WMP, click Start and type: media player and select it from the results at the top. Alternately, you can right-click the Start button to bring up the hidden quick access menu and choose Run or use the keyboard shortcut Windows Key+R. Then type: wmplayer.exe and hit Enter.
How do I put Windows Media Player icon on my desktop?
* As an example, let’s create a shortcut icon of Windows Media Player.
- Right-click on an open area on the screen and then click New-Shortcut on the displayed shortcut menu.
- Click Browse, specify the file of Windows Media Player and click Next.
- Enter a shortcut name.
- Click Finish.
What will replace Windows Media Player?
Best Windows Media Player Alternatives
- VLC Media Player. VLC Media Player is a free and open-source cross-platform multimedia player that plays most multimedia files as well as discs, devices, and network streaming protocols.
- Plex Media Server.
Can you still get Windows Media Player?
While it isn’t officially supported or generally used these days, Windows Media Player is still available on Windows, hidden in your Start menu for you to use in the Windows Accessories folder. If it isn’t there, you can quickly enable it, as Microsoft includes it as an optional Windows feature.
Can Windows Media Player be uninstalled?
For now Windows Media Player is still part of the operating system so it can’t be removed. If it bothers you to look at it, you can disable it as follows: Control Panel > Programs and Features > Turn Windows features on or off > remove the check mark from Media features > Windows Media Player.
How do I get Windows Media Player 12?
To do so, press Windows key + I to open Settings. Go to Apps > Optional features > Add a feature. Scroll down to Windows Media Player and select it. Click Install.
What media player is compatible with Windows 10?
KMPlayer is another great and free Windows 10 media player that possesses the ability to play almost all mainstream video and audio files. As it has an inbuilt codec for Windows 10, the users don’t need to look for any different codec. To increase its compatibility even further, you can add external codecs.
Will Windows 10 have media player?
Windows Media Player is part of an upgrade or a standard Windows 10 installation. New installations (or new computers with Windows 10 installed) will also have have Media Player installed too. So this will work in both situations.
How do I Find my Windows Media Player version?
To determine the version of Windows Media Player, start Windows Media Player, click About Windows Media Player on the Help menu in and then note the version number below the Copyright notice. Note If the Help menu is not displayed, press ALT + H on your keyboard and then click About Windows Media Player.
Is there media player in Windows 10?
In recent Windows versions such as Windows 10, Windows Media Player is not the default app any more because it is not based on UWP . In Windows 10, Groove Music is the new default music player app and Movies & TV is set as the default video player app.