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how to remove media player and screensavers in xp pro ?

Discussion in 'Windows XP' started by Chunter, Feb 4, 2003.

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  1. Chunter

    Chunter Thread Starter

    Jul 21, 2001
    like the questions says...surely it must be possible to delete media player by now,someone must have made a tool to do it...and the damn screensavers come back after deletion every time
  2. Brooks

    Brooks Guest

    Oct 30, 2001
    Not sure about the media player, but there is a hidden folder in windows XP called C:\WINDOWS\system32\dllcache.

    It keeps and extra copy of the screen savers in there and when you delete them from the system32 folder, it replaces them.

    First delete them from the dllcache and then delete them from the system32 folder.

    I believe that a copy of media player is also included there.
  3. Jtoast


    Oct 3, 2002
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