Article ID: 839304 - View products that this article applies to.
This article discusses some updates to the Windows Media Services 9 Series server.
The following fixes are addressed as part of this update. For more information about the specific fixes that are included in this update, click the following article numbers to view the articles in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/818127/ )FIX: Undesirable user experience during certain Windows Media Services 9 Series broadcast and on-demand scenarios
827561Additionally, this update addresses the following issues:
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/827561/ )FIX: You may have to reannounce the station on a Windows Media Services 9 Series multicast
A supported hotfix is now available from Microsoft, but it is only intended to correct the problem that is described in this article. Only apply it to systems that are experiencing this specific problem. This hotfix may receive additional testing. Therefore, if you are not severely affected by this problem, we recommend that you wait for the next service pack that contains this hotfix.
To resolve this problem immediately, contact Microsoft Product Support Services to obtain the hotfix. For a complete list of Microsoft Product Support Services telephone numbers and information about support costs, visit the following Microsoft Web site:
http://support.microsoft.com/contactus/?ws=supportNote In special cases, charges that are ordinarily incurred for support calls may be canceled if a Microsoft Support Professional determines that a specific update will resolve your problem. The usual support costs will apply to additional support questions and issues that do not qualify for the specific update in question.
The following file is available for download from the Microsoft Download Center:
Download the WindowsMedia9-KB839304-ENU.exe package now.
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For more information about how to download Microsoft Support files, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
119591Microsoft scanned this file for viruses. Microsoft used the most current virus-detection software that was available on the date that the file was posted. The file is stored on security-enhanced servers that help prevent any unauthorized changes to the file.
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/119591/ )How to obtain Microsoft support files from online services
The English version of this hotfix has the file attributes (or later file attributes) 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 -------------------------------------------------------------- 15-Mar-2004 20:11 220.127.116.1176 2,392,064 Wmsserver.dll
Warning This article contains information about editing the namespace. Before you edit the namespace, verify that you have a backup copy that you can restore if a problem occurs. If you edit the namespace incorrectly, you can cause serious problems that may require you to reinstall any product that uses the namespace. Microsoft cannot guarantee that problems that result if you incorrectly edit the namespace can be solved. Edit the namespace at your own risk.
In certain circumstances, an administrator may have to disable the part of this update that pertains to the proxy server. To disable the fix to the proxy server by modifying the server namespace file, follow these steps:
<node name="Unicast Data Sink" opcode="create" > ... <node name="Properties" opcode="create" > ... <node name="AlwaysReSetupResendStream" opcode="create" type="boolean" value="false" /> </node> <!-- Properties --> ... </node> <!-- Unicast Data Sink -->
Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section.