Article ID: 932310 - View products that this article applies to.
When you play an MPEG file in the variable bit rate (VBR) format on a device that is running Microsoft Windows CE 5.0, the MPEG file plays faster than the correct speed.
This problem occurs if the following items are installed on the device:
Hotfix informationA supported hotfix is available from Microsoft. However, this hotfix is intended to correct only the problem that is described in this article. Apply this hotfix only to systems that are experiencing this specific problem.
If the hotfix is available for download, there is a "Hotfix download available" section at the top of this Knowledge Base article. If this section does not appear, submit a request to Microsoft Customer Service and Support to obtain the hotfix.
Note If additional issues occur or if any troubleshooting is required, you might have to create a separate service request. The usual support costs will apply to additional support questions and issues that do not qualify for this specific hotfix. For a complete list of Microsoft Customer Service and Support telephone numbers or to create a separate service request, visit the following Microsoft Web site:
http://support.microsoft.com/contactus/?ws=supportNote The "Hotfix download available" form displays the languages for which the hotfix is available. If you do not see your language, it is because a hotfix is not available for that language.
PrerequisitesYou must install the Windows CE 5.0 Networked Media Device Feature Pack before you apply this hotfix package.
Restart requirementYou do not have to restart your computer after you apply this hotfix package.
Hotfix replacement informationThis hotfix does not replace a previously released hotfix.
Registry informationYou do not have to change the registry.
File informationThe 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 item in Control Panel.
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Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section.
Article ID: 932310 - Last Review: November 15, 2007 - Revision: 1.2
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