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Windows Live Photo Gallery will not start on Windows XP Home Edition N, Windows XP Professional N, Windows Vista Home Basic N, or Windows Vista Business N.
This problem occurs because the European editions of Windows XP and Windows Vista that are designated as "N" do not include Windows Media Player and related technologies that are required to operate Windows Live Photo Gallery.
To resolve this problem, install Windows Media Player. To do this, visit the following Microsoft Web site:
For more information about Windows XP Home Edition N and Windows XP Professional N, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
886540For more information about Windows Media Player, visit the following Microsoft Web site:
(https://support.microsoft.com/kb/886540/ )Description of Windows XP Home Edition N and Windows XP Professional N
Article ID: 944031 - Last Review: January 16, 2015 - Revision: 2.0