The Windows media player 11 does not work

How can I uninstall and then reinstall Windows Media Player 11?

Note: The Panel remains preventing a unistall or rollback to Media Player 10. Also, if I try to open it, Media player 11 opens then closes almost instantaneously. Any ideas?

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Hello

1. what happens when you try to uninstall windows media player 11? You receive an error message? If so, then post back the exact error message.
2. don't you make changes on the computer before this problem?

Step 1: Try the fix tool in the following article and verify.

Solve the problems of Windows Media Player video and other media or library
http://support.Microsoft.com/mats/windows_media_player_diagnostic/

Step 2: Check if you are able to open the windows media player in the clean boot state.

From your computer by using a minimal set of drivers and startup programs so that you can determine if a background program is interfering with your game or program. This type of boot is known as a "clean boot".

Reference:
How to configure Windows XP to start in a "clean boot" State
http://support.Microsoft.com/kb/310353

When you are finished troubleshooting, follow these steps to reset the computer to start as usual:
1. click on start and then click Run.
2. type msconfig and click OK.

The System Configuration Utility dialog box appears.

3. click on the tab general, click Normal Startup - load all services and device drivers and then click OK.
4. When prompted, click on restart to restart the computer.

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