When you try to install Update Rollup 2 for Windows XP Media Centre Edition 2005 you may face with the following error:
“This upgrade can only be run on Windows XP Media Center Edition 2005.”
although you already run the Windows XP Media Center Edition 2005. This could cause a problem in upgrading to Windows Media player 11.
This could be a problem with an incorrect “ident” value in the Windows Registry. To resolve the problem update the value for the following WIndows Registry key:
Set the value of the “ident” key accordingly based on one of the following:
3.0 – Windows XP Media Center Edition 2005 (RTM)
3.1 – Windows XP Media Center Edition 2005 Rollup1
Or, use this “Ident Set” tool from Salloway to select and set the value.
Once done, now download and install Update Rollup 2 for Windows XP Media Centre edition 2005 from here and that should fix the problem.