JSI Tip 10355. You receive 'This version of Windows Media Technologies is incompatible with this version of Windows' when you attempt to install Windows Media Player 10 on Windows XP SP2?

When you attempt to install Windows Media Player 10 on Windows XP SP2, you receive a message similar to:

This version of Windows Media Technologies is incompatible with this version of Windows. For more information, view the information at the Microsoft web site.

To workaround this behavior:

1. Open a CMD.EXE window.

2. Type the following commands, pressing Enter after each line:

CD /D %SystemDrive%for /f "Tokens=*" %x in ('dir /b /a /s Wmploc.dll') do copy "%x" %SystemRoot%\System32\*.*
3. Install Windows Media Player 10.



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