When Installing Office Web Apps You Get a Message "Windows Server Features or Role Services required by this product are not enabled"

You try to install Office Web Apps onto a Windows 7 operating system.  You receive the following error message:

Setup is unable to proceed due to the following error(s):

Windows Server Features or Role Services required by this product are not enabled.  For a complete list, refer to the link below.

For the list of pre-requisites needed to install the product please refer to:
 http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=106209 (http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=106209)

Correct the issue(s) listed above and re-run setup.

You can install all required prerequisites for this product by selecting the ‘Install software prerequisites’ option in the splash screen.  See Help for more information.

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Software prerequisites

To deploy Office Web Apps in your organization requires one of the following SharePoint versions:

  • SharePoint Server 2010 Standard edition
  • SharePoint Server 2010 Enterprise edition
  • SharePoint Foundation 2010

Office Web Apps cannot be installed on SharePoint trial editions or SharePoint Server 2010 for Internet Sites.

For information about the different versions of SharePoint and how to implement SharePoint in your organization, see Microsoft SharePoint 2010 Products online at http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=189311&clcid=0x409.

Browser support

Supported browsers

When planning your Office Web Apps solution, for users who are working either via intranet or extranet, all client computer Web browsers must meet minimum version requirements. Office Web Apps is supported in the following browsers:

  • Internet Explorer 7.0
  • Internet Explorer 8.0
  • Firefox 3. x
  • Safari 4. x for the Macintosh
  • Google Chrome