However, for whatever reasons, if you still still want to install WMP11, there are workaround ways to bypass and disable the WGA validation check during setup installation process: ( If you still having validation error, try to replace both Legit Check in \Windows\System32 directory and
Cracked and patched version of Legit Check and can be downloaded (links obsolete, check out crack method for WMP11 RTM Final or use registry hack to install).
All information are for or educational and informational purpose only.
Tricks Machine is recommending to use the genuine validation by Microsoft.
Contrary to other releases and downloads which required Windows Genuine Advantage Validation Tool verification of genuine copy of Windows, when you click on download link on Windows Media Player homepage to download WMP11, you will be directed to Microsoft Windows Media Player Download page that allows all users to download WMP 11 directly, without going through any genuine Windows validation test.
Beside, users can also download Widows Media Player 11 via Microsoft Download Center The direct download link for WMP11 is as below: Windows Media Player 11 for Windows XP SP2 (x86 32-bit) Windows Media Player 11 for Windows XP SP2 (x64 64-bit)Although no WGA validation is required when download the WMP11 installer setup file, however, there is WGA validation process embedded during the installation setup process which will validate your copy of Windows OS, and you will need some tricks or cracks or hacks to get around the validation check to install WMP11, if the validation failed to validate your Windows as genuine and legal.
Alternatively, some users reported that by split WMP11 installer into several setup components, it’s about to install Windows Media Player 11 proper bypassing the WGA validation: Or else, there are cracked or hacked version of no WGA Windows Media Player 11 installer where you can install WMP 11 straight away, even on non-genuine Windows XP or OS with validation errors or invalid product key.
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Microsoft has released Windows Media Player 11 (WMP 11) beta which is available for direct full download from Windows Media Player Download page (no validation required), or Microsoft Download Center (WGA validation required – for ways to bypass WGA validation, visit here).
However, even if you managed to download Windows Media Player 11, there is a built-in WGA that check whether your Windows is genuine or not when trying to install as WMP 11 is designated by Microsoft for users running genuine Microsoft products or genuine Windows.
A: Download Windows Media Player 11 from the website.
Save it to a flash drive so that you can put it on the computer you want to install it ...(more) Q: How to Install Windows Media Player 11 & Bypass Windows Genuine Advantage?