Microsoft today released the final version of Windows Media Player 11 on their Download center website. Like all other Microsoft products, you are required to validate your personal copy of Windows XP before Microsoft feeds you the secret link to download WMP 11.
Download Windows Media Player 11 [requires validation]
Download Media Player 11 [wmp11-windowsxp-x86-enu.exe, bypass wga check]
The biggest gripe with WMP 11 is that you cannot change the default installation folder plus Microsoft has shown no love for podcasters and podcast feed consumers.
» Take Screenshots of DVD Movies inside Windows Movie Player [no blank or black screen captures]
» Play Windows Media 11 from DOS prompt