Type in Start menu search box and then hit enter to open Programs and Features window. In the left pane, click Turn Windows features on or off link. Once the Windows Features window is opened, expand Media Features and then uncheck the box next to Windows Media Center.
Microsoft recently announced that after a dozen years, it would no longer include support for Windows Media Center (WMC) in the upcoming Windows 10.
The current version of K-Lite works great, so XP users can use that for as long as they want.
Now is your last chance to report problems and have them fixed while these old OSes are still supported.
You normally need to register to see the latest download links, but here are the latest ones as of June 2016: Download the appropriate installer, depending on whether you’re using a 32-bit or 64-bit version of Windows 10.
Just click the “Download through your browser” link on the download page.
We have received ZERO feedback in the past weeks, so we assume everybody is happy, making it likely that next version will be the last that works on XP. Download A new version of the Flash browser plugin has been released.
Download (Firefox/Opera/Safari) Download (Internet Explorer) Download (PPAPI) A new version of the codec pack has been released.
This will increase installer size a little bit, and also adds more maintenance work.
So it won't be done for a long time, specially not since currently only 3% of K-Lite users has Windows XP.
Readers who have been following us on this blog for a month or so may remember our how to reinstall Windows Media Player guide. If you want to install it again, open Windows Features window by repeating the steps given above. Expand Media Features, and then check Windows Media Center option.
The procedure to reinstall Windows Media Center is pretty much same as reinstalling Windows Media Player.
The K-Lite Codec Pack will continue to support Windows XP for a little while.