Installing Windows Media Player plugin for Firefox or Chrome on Windows Server 2008 R2

2011/02/02 | By | Reply More

When installing the Windows Media Player Firefox or Chrome Plugin on Windows Server 2008, you receive the following error:

Package does not support server operating systems

I extracted the np-mswmp.dll from the installer package you can download from the link below.

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To get windows media player working on server 2008 just copy np-mswmp.dll to one of the locations below depending on the browser you are using.

For Chrome plugin folder it’s in: %USERPROFILE%AppDataLocalGoogleChromeApplicationPlugins

For Firefox plugin folder is in C:Program Files (x86)Mozilla Firefoxplugins

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