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Windows 7: Problem installing Sliverlight WMC

10 Jun 2010   #1

Vista Ult x64 Windows 7 RTM
Problem installing Sliverlight WMC

Hi I am having an issue with a clean install of Win7 Ult. When I try to use MSN player through WMC, it fails to install the Silverlight addon to enable it. Simply gives error, "Please try later". Later did not help!

I have removed and replaced WMC, uninstalled silverlight and reinstalled. Searched google but no answers. Anyone got any ideas?

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11 Jun 2010   #2

Vista Ult x64 Windows 7 RTM

Well, I sussed it. I had used easy transfer to move files over. It had also moved the MSN player dll file in app data. The error I discovered was caused when it tried to write the file and it was already present. Removing the file allowed install and its working fine now.
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11 Jun 2010   #3

Windows 7 Ultimate 64 bit

Thanks for letting us know the solution, that's great for other readers.

I had a similar issue and my solution was to download the windows cleanup utility. Remove Silverlight, install the latest version of silverlight, and run windows update.

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