Description of Windows Media Services 9 Series software update package: July 13, 2004

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SUMMARY

Microsoft has released the Microsoft Windows Media Services 9 Series software update package for Windows Media Services 9 Series.

This article describes the following items about the software update package:
  • Issues that are fixed by the software update package
  • Prerequisites for applying the software update package
  • Whether you must restart your computer after you apply the software update package
  • Whether the software update package is replaced by any other software update package
  • Whether you must make any registry changes to use one or more of the software updates that are included in the software update packages
  • The files that are contained in the software update package

INTRODUCTION

This article describes the Windows Media Services 9 Series issues that are fixed in the Windows Media Services 9 Series software update package that is dated July 13, 2004.

Issues that are fixed by the software update package

This software update package enables Event Tracing for Windows (ETW) for the Windows Media Services 9 Series. Microsoft Product Support Services (PSS) can use this functionality as a troubleshooting tool for diagnosing various server problems.

This software update package also contains the following fixes.

Note Some of the following articles contain links to namespace settings that can be modified to change service performance.
818127 FIX: Undesirable user experience during certain Windows Media Services 9 Series broadcast and on-demand scenarios
827561 FIX: You may have to reannounce the station on a Windows Media Services 9 Series multicast
839304 FIX: Updates to the server for Windows Media Services 9 Series
840411 FIX: Fast Cache on Windows Media Services 9 Series may not work with a custom plug-in

MORE INFORMATION

How to obtain the software update package

The following file is available for download from the Microsoft Download Center:

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Download the WindowsMedia9-KB843496-ENU.exe package now.

For additional information about how to download Microsoft Support files, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
119591 How to Obtain Microsoft Support Files from Online Services
Microsoft 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 to prevent any unauthorized changes to the file.

Prerequisites

There are no prerequisites for applying this software update package.

Restart requirement

This software update package has to stop the service, replace a file, and then restart the service. If it cannot stop the service for some reason, you may be prompted to restart your computer.

Package replacement information

This software update package is scheduled to be included with next Microsoft Windows Server 2003 service pack.

Registry information

You do not have to create or modify any registry keys to enable any software updates that are included in this package.

Package file information

The English version of this software update package 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
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   11-Jun-2004  20:56  9.0.0.3380  2,782,720  Wmsserver.dll
Note This software update package contains only the files that you must have to correct the issues that this article lists. This software update package may not contain all the files that you must have to fully update a product to the latest release version.

For more information about how to install this software update package, see the Readme.txt file that is included with the package.

REFERENCES

For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
824684 Description of the standard terminology that is used to describe Microsoft software updates

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Article ID: 843496 - Last Review: December 3, 2007 - Revision: 3.5
APPLIES TO
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003, Datacenter Edition (32-bit x86)
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003, Enterprise Edition (32-bit x86)
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003, Standard Edition (32-bit x86)
  • Microsoft Windows Small Business Server 2003 Premium Edition
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