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FIX: QASF Does Not Support VIDEOINFOHEADER2 for Windows Media Digital Rights Management Files
Article ID: 823738 - View products that this article applies to.
When you use the Microsoft Windows Media DirectX Reader filter to play back content, you may notice distorted playback when you play certain types of Windows Media files that have been protected with Windows Media Digital Rights Management (DRM). Some files that may have playback issues include but are not limited to:
The QASF filter does not correctly support the VIDEOINFOHEADER2 structure for files that have been protected with DRM.
The following file is available for download from the Microsoft Download Center:
Download the WindowsMedia9-KB823738-x86-ENU.exe package now.
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The English version of this fix has the file attributes (or later) that are listed in the following table. The dates and times for these files are listed in coordinated universal time (UTC). When you view the file information, it is converted to local time. To find the difference between UTC and local time, use the Time Zone tab in the Date and Time tool in Control Panel.
Date Time Version Size File name -------------------------------------------------- 28-Jun-2003 20:58 22.214.171.12417 241,664 Qasf.dll
Microsoft has confirmed that this is a bug in the Microsoft products that are listed at the beginning of this article.
Article ID: 823738 - Last Review: August 4, 2004 - Revision: 1.2