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:
- In Control Panel, double-click Add/Remove Programs.
- On the left tab of the Add/Remove Programs window, click Add/Remove Windows Components.
- Once the Windows Components Wizard opens, click to select "Message Queuing" and click Next.
- 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 7 N, you will need to manually install Windows Media Player via Microsoft's Media Feature Packhere.