You may experience unexpected behavior when you rewind or fast forward through a DVD slide show in Windows XP Media Center Edition 2005

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SYMPTOMS

In Microsoft Windows XP Media Center Edition 2005, you may experience unexpected behavior when you rewind or fast forward through a DVD slide show. For example, you may experience one or more of the following symptoms:
  • The progress indicator timeline loops between 00:00:00 and 00:00:07 seconds, even though the images progress forward as you expect.
  • The rewind operation or the fast forward operation stops on a single picture.
  • When you pass from one slide show picture to the next, you cannot return to the previous picture.

CAUSE

This problem may occur if the DVD slide show contains more than 99 pictures.

STATUS

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

MORE INFORMATION

In Windows XP Media Center Edition 2005, you can only create a DVD slide show that contains up to 99 pictures. However, Media Center can play a DVD slide show that contains more than 99 pictures. If you have installed Update Rollup 2 for Windows XP Media Center Edition 2005, and you can create a DVD slide show in Media Center, you can create a slide show that contains up to 999 pictures. For more information about Update Rollup 2 for Windows XP Media Center Edition 2005, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
900325 Update Rollup 2 for Windows XP Media Center Edition 2005
Note You cannot create a DVD slide show on every computer that is running Windows XP Media Center Edition 2005. This functionality is only available when one of the following conditions is true:
  • The Digital Media Feature Pack for Windows XP Media Center Edition 2005 was preinstalled on a new Media Center computer.
  • You have installed a Media Center-compatible DVD burning software package that has added this functionality to Media Center.

Media Center Technical Support

Because Microsoft Windows XP Media Center Edition was included with your hardware device or system, the hardware manufacturer provides technical support and assistance for this software. Your manufacturer may have customized the installation with unique components such as specific device drivers and optional settings to maximize the performance of that manufacturer's hardware. If you require technical help with Windows XP Media Center Edition, contact your manufacturer directly because the manufacturer is best qualified to support the software that the manufacturer has installed on the hardware.

You can also visit the Windows XP Media Center Edition product information Web site at the following Microsoft Web site: http://www.microsoft.com/windowsxp/mediacenter/

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Article ID: 903859 - Last Review: October 14, 2005 - Revision: 1.0
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  • Microsoft Windows XP Media Center Edition 2005
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