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Windows 7: Another version of this product is already installed

15 Nov 2011   #1
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Windows 7 Ultimate
 
 
Another version of this product is already installed

I keep receiving this error when trying to install new versions of programs I currently have installed.

I'm trying to up these programs: Windows 7 Codecs

Media

Here's a screenshot, any ideas or an update/workaround for this?

Please help.






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15 Nov 2011   #2
gregrocker
Microsoft MVP

 

Is this clearly an update to the program or a new version? If the latter have you tried uninstalling the Program first in Control Panel, then reboot to try installing the new version?

BTW Are you a sound engineer or other specialist in this field because WMP has almost all codecs already.
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15 Nov 2011   #3
0080900

Windows 7 Ultimate
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by gregrocker View Post
Is this clearly an update to the program or a new version? If the latter have you tried uninstalling the Program first in Control Panel, then reboot to try installing the new version?

BTW Are you a sound engineer or other specialist in this field because WMP has almost all codecs already.
Both, but it always upgrades/updates itself during the install and never prompts me for a rebbot.

No, and I need the codec pack to experiment with playback with different file types.
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15 Nov 2011   #4
gregrocker
Microsoft MVP

 

Try uninstalling the program first in Control Panel, reboot, then try install.
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