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Windows Media Player - NO WHERE TO BE FOUND!

  1. #1


    Posts : 5
    Windows 8.1

    Windows Media Player - NO WHERE TO BE FOUND!


    Hey all,

    I am trying to run WMP on my new laptop, but when I go to Search to look for it, nothing shows up. It's not even listed in the Apps list. I then thought that maybe Sager sent me a laptop with an N or KN version of Windows, so I tried downloading the Media Feature Pack for my 64-bit Windows 8.1, but when I tried installing it, it said it's not compatible with my system.

    So am I completely unable to get WMP? I thought it was supposed to be included with Windows...

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  2. #2


    Posts : 2,690
    Windows 3.1 > Windows 10


    go to programs and features
    click windows features
    see if media player is an option
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  3. #3


    Posts : 5
    Windows 8.1


    Thank you very much. I have never done that in Windows before... I always figured the files would show in Search even if the feature was disabled. Very strange. Thanks again.
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Windows Media Player - NO WHERE TO BE FOUND!
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