Windows Media Player Plugin for Firefox on Windows Server 2008

If anyone tried to install WMP plugin for Firefox on Windows Server 2008 (or any server os), they will get an error stating that server os are not supported. In order to get it working, you need to do the following steps.

  1. Rename wmpfirefoxplugin.exe to
  2. Extract it into a directory.
  3. Type the following command in a console:
    msiexec /a ffplugin.msi
  4. It will install it probably in C:\
  5. Copy this file, np-mswmp.dll, into your plugins directory of Firefox (usually C:\Program Files\Mozilla Firefox\plugins)
Restart Firefox and it should work.