Microsoft Communications Managed API 4.0 Install Error

KB ID 0000746 Dtd 12/09/13

Problem

When attempting to install the Microsoft Communications Managed API 4.0 on a Windows Server 2012 machine. You get the following error;

API 4 Setup Error

Setup has detected that this computer does not meet the requirements to install this software. The following blocking issue must be resolved before you can install Microsoft Unified Communications Managed API 4.0, Runtime software package.

Microsoft Unified Communications Managed API 4.0, Runtime required the following missing Windows Features. -Media Foundation

Solution

Add Media Foundation via PowerShell

Run the following command;

Install-WindowsFeature Server-Media-Foundation

Add Media Foundation via Server Manager

1. Launch Server Manager (ServerManager.exe) > Manage > Add Roles and Features > Next > Next > Next > Scroll Down > Select Media Foundation > Next > Install.

Media Foundation Feature

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Original Article Written 16/01/13

Author: Migrated

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