In general, most prerequisites are installed automatically.

On Windows XP Professional, you will need to manually install MSMQ (Microsoft Message Queuing) as per the following instructions:

  1. In Control Panel, double-click Add/Remove Programs.
  2. On the left tab of the Add/Remove Programs window, click Add/Remove Windows Components.
  3. Once the Windows Components Wizard opens, click to select "Message Queuing" and click Next.
  4. This will start the MSMQ setup process. You may be prompted to provide your Windows XP installation CD-ROM for the necessary installation files.

If you have Windows N, you will need to manually install Windows Media Player via Microsoft's Media Feature Pack.

Media Feature Pack for Window 7 N

Media Feature Pack for Windows 10 N