"Dwarf" <Dwarf@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
> Hi sjs,
> You cannot uninstall DirectX, only update it to the latest version. XP,
> unlike the relevant editions of Vista (Home Premium and Ultimate), cannot
> play DVDs natively without the addition of a suitable codec such as
> when you install, for example, 'CyberLink PowerDVD 7'. You can also try to
> update Media Player and also your graphics driver (obtain the driver for
> from the manufacturer and not Microsoft). Failing this, you might need to
> reinstall XP. Make sure that you have backed up all important data before
> start. This post is cross-posted to the XP General Discussion newsgroup in
> case someone there can offer you other ideas.
> "sjs" wrote:
> > I inadvertently downloaded DirectX. I use Windows XP Professional.
> > really messed up my Windows Media Player - I can view video files or
> > DVD's...how do I uninstall DirectX?
> > Thanks...
System restore perhaps