Originally Posted by Blender
I would suspect that WMP 11 is pretty well intergrated into the OS so don't just delete a folder or registry key. The best bet is to remove it from the components part of Add-Remove Programs but I am not even sure that it is actually removed with that function. I really hate the way MS has done that over the years and just wish I could buy the OS without that kind on integration.
Unfortunately, I think Blender nailed it there. I don't think microsoft would set it up so you could delete a major part of their OS. Rotten monopolies......
Doesn't matter though, you could never pay me enough to use a Mac