FIX: The audio is temporarily lost for some items in the playlist when you play streaming content by using the RTSP protocol

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SYMPTOMS

When you play streaming content from a client-side playlist and the content originates on a Microsoft Windows Media Player 9 Series, the audio is temporarily lost for some items in the playlist in Windows Media Player.

CAUSE

This problem occurs because a timing issue in the Windows Media Player causes 1 or 2 audio packets not to be rendered by the player. This problem occurs when you use the Real Time Streaming Protocol (RTSP), the Fast Cache feature, and client-side playlists.

RESOLUTION

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 Windows Media Player release that contains this hotfix.

Windows Media Player 9 Series for Windows XP

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

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Windows Media Player 9 Series for Windows 2000 and Windows Server 2003

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Windows Media Player 10

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Windows Media Player 9 Series

   Date         Time   Version            Size    File name
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   30-Aug-2004  19:13  9.0.0.3251      1,025,024  Wmnetmgr.dll     

Windows Media Player 10

   Date         Time   Version            Size    File name
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   03-Nov-2004  01:35  10.0.0.3652     1,026,048  Wmnetmgr.dll     

STATUS

Microsoft has confirmed that this is a bug in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section.

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Article ID: 884267 - Last Review: September 27, 2011 - Revision: 2.0
APPLIES TO
  • Microsoft Windows Media Player 9 Series
  • Windows Media 9 Series Software Development Kit
  • Windows Media Player 10
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