How to locate and open Windows Media Player in Windows 10

A lot of persons are asking about Windows Media Player availability in Windows 10. Good news, Windows Media Player is alive and well in Windows 10 and you can find it quick and easy.


If it’s not too much trouble note, Windows 10 Enterprise and Windows 10 Pro LTSB (Long Term Service Branch) releases do exclude Windows Media Player.

Windows 10 LTSB releases are ordinarily accessible to volume permit clients. Your solitary alternative is to utilize a non LTSB adaptation of Windows 10. This will require talking with your IT office or Desktop Support Technician inside your association.

Click Start > All Apps > scroll down to W and click Windows Media Player

or on the other hand

  • Press Windows key + R
  • Type: wmplayer.exe
  • Hit Enter
  • Right click and pin it to your Taskbar.

Still not finding Windows Media Player?

If you are running Windows 10 N or K or KN editions, Windows Media Player is not included. You will need to download then install the Windows Feature Pack.

  • If you don’t find it, press Windows key + R
  • Type: optionalfeatures.exe
  • Hit Enter

Expand Media Features

Make sure Media Player is checked.

If the option is not available:

  • Press Windows key + R
  • Type: winver
  • Hit Enter

Does it say Windows 10 Home N or Windows 10 Pro N anywhere on the dialog?

If it does, then you will need to download and install Windows Feature Pack:

Microsoft had updated it for the November Update, you can download from the following link:

If you are running the Windows 10 Anniversary Update, you can download the latest version from the following link:

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