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You can uninstall WMP totally through add/remove programs.

I've uninstalled WMP that comes with XP SP1, SP2, WMP10 to 9, 11 down to 10 and 11 without a previous version. You have to uninstall all the other components before you remove WMP11 itself, it'll tell you that when you go to remove 11. I think it's the codec pack and one other thing but they all have the WMP symbol next to them.

In fact i'll go do it again right now to make sure I'm not wrong.

EDIT: Ok here's what I did.

1. Removed all the updates, format runtimes, and Hotfixes
2. Uninstalled WMP via Add/Remove
3. Did a fresh install of WMP11
4. Removed Format Runtime then WMP 11 again.
5. Reinstalled WMP11.

So using add/remove programs works. I don't know if it's the same in the "Borg Edition" of XP.
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Originally Posted by Modki
You can uninstall WMP totally through add/remove programs.

I've uninstalled WMP that comes with XP SP1, SP2, WMP10 to 9, 11 down to 10 and 11 without a previous version. You have to uninstall all the other components before you remove WMP11 itself, it'll tell you that when you go to remove 11. I think it's the codec pack and one other thing but they all have the WMP symbol next to them.

In fact i'll go do it again right now to make sure I'm not wrong.
Well that maybe true for yours mine will only rollback...

Possibley because I extracted the install exe and ran only the basic setup since I cant verify my XP for use with WMP11 through normal install.

So as I said in my original post tried and tested and nope nadda ziltch but its fine since I have spanked it into submission and it now gets along fine with PS CS2 and WinRar.
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Did you search Microsoft.com about your problem? Try typing in the DLL in Google or Microsoft in speech marks.

Or, download another ntdll.dll: Click Replace that with yours, restart and see if the problem is solved.
    
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Did you search Microsoft.com about your problem? Try typing in the DLL in Google or Microsoft in speech marks.

Or, download another ntdll.dll: Click Replace that with yours, restart and see if the problem is solved.
You cant replace the ntdll.dll since Explorer.exe uses it and you cant run Windows without running ntdll.dll

Anyways I fixed the problem by enabling DEP so no need to remove WMP11.
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Ok... And if you read my post I state that this method does not work.
It would only work this way if I had previousley had WMP10 or lower installed on my system since its only a rollback uninstall and not an actual program removal uninstall.

Please please please can people read posts before posting saves you time and saves me and others time.
How can you install a Windows version that doesn't have WMP?
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How can you install a Windows version that doesn't have WMP?
Im using Windows Borg V5 so I can pick and choose whats installed and pretty much all of the MS stuff is ripped out so the only Media player in the install is Classic Media Player.
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Yeah, i had this problem a while ago. One way i fugered was to delete a neccesary dll file. Now when you start wmp it'll say there is a problem with the configuration and then it will ask you to reinstall.
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