Windows media player

  Doire_Bhoy 14:28 24 Nov 2005

I was using Windows medai player to play music and some films. However someone in my family installed Real Player.

Im not a fan of real player so i deleted it as it seemed to be the defualt msuc/ video player.

Now when i try and play music/films nothing works. How can i get Windows Medai player to work.
Its still installed and i can open it up. Beofre all this i just put in the cd/dvd and it played automatically.

Thanks for the help.

  Klof Ron 14:42 24 Nov 2005

In MP go to Tools/Options/File types check all those you want MP to be the default player, apply and ok out.

  Diversion 14:47 24 Nov 2005

By delete I asume that you uninstalled real player. If so media player should work okay, but if you actually deleted the program you are in trouble.

  Doire_Bhoy 14:51 24 Nov 2005

I did a serach for everything called Real Player and deleted it. Is this linked to Windows Player???

Klof Ron...i cant see Tools/Options/File in MP

  Audeal 14:55 24 Nov 2005

You may need to reinstall Real Player and "UnInstall" it from the Control Panel.

  Doire_Bhoy 14:55 24 Nov 2005

Thanks Klof Ron. Did what you said and it worked!

  Shortstop 14:56 24 Nov 2005

Start>control panel>Folder Options>Tab marked File Types

Find the types of file you want to change[WMA/MP£] click & change 'opens with' to Media Player.



  Diversion 14:57 24 Nov 2005

If you haven't emptied your recycle bin click on it and restore all files. Then you must uninstall real player.

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