Zune 4.2 Update on Windows 2008

You have to uninstall the old version first by running the “UninstallString” found in the registry: (look around a bit for the DisplayName because its the GUID you’re after.

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Then you download the new version and extract it using this command:

c:\download\zune\zunesetuppkg-x64.exe /x

Then install the new version here:

c:\download\zune\unzipped\packages\msiexec /i Zune-x64.msi

After you plug in the Zune it looks like it also needs an update:

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UPDATE for Zune 4.07 (Oct 23, 2010 on Windows 2008 R2):
Same process as above but got this error. I hit OK and things worked but interesting none-the-less
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