How to bring back the Windows Media Player?

I deleted the windows media player folder because he screwed up, and I thought that I would just install it again. I downloaded media player 10 and 11 on, and they both say that I can not install. I tried the windows update, but it will not be displayed... I was going to install windows live essentials, but I don't think it comes with the media player. Is there anyway to get it back? I can't find a download called "Windows Media Player 11 for Vista" theres a page for it, but I can't download...



To install Windows Media player for Vista download the package from the link below.

Or you can try to scan SFC to return to the player.

To do this, follow these steps:

How to run scan SFC

1. click on the Start button

2. on the Start Menu, click all programs followed by accessories

3. in the menu accessories, right-click on command line option

4. in the drop-down menu that appears, click the "Run as Administrator" option

5 If you have the enabled User Account Control (UAC) you will be asked to consent to the opening of the command line. You simply press the button continue if you are the administrator or insert password etc.

6. in the command prompt window, type: sfc/scannow then press enter

7. a message is displayed to indicate that "the analysis of the system will start.

8. be patient because the analysis may take some time

9. If all of the necessary files any replacement SFC will replace them. You may be asked to insert your Vista DVD for this process to continue

10. If all goes although you should, after the analysis, see the following message "Windows resource protection not found any breach of integrity.

11 after the scan finished, close the command prompt window reboot the computer and check.

For more information, see the link below.


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