What is Windows Media Player?

Answer Windows Media Player is used worldwide by computer users who enjoy managing, transferring and playing media files all in one program. Despite its user-friendly interface and versatility, Microsoft ... Read More »

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Will VLC Media Player play BETTER if remove Windows Media Player?

With VLC it has to find the correct codec to play the media. This process would not be sped up by removing windows media player.

What Is the Difference Between Windows Media Player & Real Player?

Windows Media Player and RealPlayer are two major digital media players. But although both programs are specialized for reading multimedia files, there are only a few commonalities between them. Bo... Read More »

How do I make Windows Media Player 11 my default player and not Real Player?

Right click on any file you want to be opened with WMP11 and where it says Open With: Select WMP11 here....if that don't work find Set Program Access and Defaults, go to Custom. and select WMP11 as... Read More »

How to Add Windows Media Player Global Hotkeys for the Non Pro Microsoft Digital Media Keyboard?

There are two versions of the Microsoft Digital Media Keyboard: the "pro" version, which has buttons for play/stop/etc, and the non-pro version, which does not. This article shows how to assign the... Read More »