Tuesday, April 01, 2008

How to install Windows Media Player 11 on Windows Server 2003



1) Download the installation file wmp11-windowsxp-x86-enu.exe and then extract its content to subfolder
2) Change value of HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Control\Windows\CSDVersion from 100 to 200
3) Go to this sub-folder and change compatibility mode of wmfdist11.exe to WindowsXP. Run it.
4) Change compatibility mode compatibility mode of wmfdist11.exe to WindowsXP. Run it.
5) Change compatibility mode compatibility mode of wmdbexport.exe. to WindowsXP. Run it.
6) RESTART!!!
7) Return to the extracted files, change compatibility of wmp11.exe to Windows XP and run it
8) Change value of HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Control\Windows\CSDVersion from 200 back to 100
9) Enjoy

2 comments:

Anonymous said...

thanks man

Anonymous said...

Awesome! And as the last guy said, "Thanks, man!!!"