Windows Media Services Core install package should not install on a non-Core version of Windows Server 2008

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Source: Microsoft Support
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Action
You install the Windows Media Services 2008 Core installation package on a Windows Server 2008 not running Server Core.
Result
The package installs, but the Windows Media Services services is not available.
Cause
The Core installation package is intended only for the Server Core version of Windows Server 2008.
Resolution
Install the Windows Media Services server roll instead of the Windows Media Services core role.  In the KB 934518 article, this is the install with "server" in the file name.
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Article ID: 960407 - Last Review: 01/14/2015 08:48:37 - Revision: 1.0

  • Windows Server 2008 Standard
  • Windows Server 2008 Enterprise
  • kbnosurvey kbarchive kbnomt kbrapidpub KB960407
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