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FIX: You may experience issues when you use Windows Media Encoder 9 Series on a computer that is running Windows Vista
Article ID: 929182
When you use Microsoft Windows Media Encoder (WME) 9 Series on a computer that is running Windows Vista, you may experience the following issues.
Issue 1When you run the Windows Media Encoder command-line script WMCmd.vbs, the script host Cscript.exe may crash.
Issue 2The icons that appear on the encoder toolbar and in the encoder dialog boxes are displayed by using a low bit depth. Therefore, the icons appear to have a low resolution.
Issue 3When you configure the encoding profile or start an encoding session, the encoder may crash.
Download informationThe following file is available for download from the Microsoft Download Center:
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Download the WindowsMedia9-KB929182-INTL.exe package now.
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The 64-bit version of Windows Media Encoder has been updated so that you can install the encoder on the 64-bit version of Windows Vista. This updated version of the encoder includes the fixes that are described in this article. To obtain the updated version of the encoder, visit the following Microsoft Web site:
http://www.microsoft.com/windows/windowsmedia/download/AllDownloads.aspxNote To apply this hotfix on a computer that is running Windows Vista, you must have elevated user rights. We recommend that you right-click the hotfix package executable file and then click Run as administrator. Alternatively, you can run the executable file through a console window that has elevated user rights.
Before and after you install the hotfix, check the version number of the Wmenc file and of the WMEncEng.dll file to make sure that these files are updated. To do this, follow these steps:
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