Some words are inappropriately or incorrectly translated in the Japanese version of Windows Media Player 11

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SYMPTOMS

In the Japanese version of Windows Media Player 11, some words are inappropriately or incorrectly translated. These words are listed here:
  • The word "Explicit" is inappropriately translated in the "Parental Rating" column.
  • The word "Free" is incorrectly translated on the Radio page. You may notice this when you use the radio subscription function.
  • The word "Edited" is inappropriately translated in the context of a parental advisory. You may notice this when you use the parental control function.
  • The word "Subscription-only" is inappropriately translated.

RESOLUTION

An update is available to correct the translation. After you apply this update, the following changes are made:
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English wordOriginal translationUpdated translation
Explicit明示的成人指定
Free空き無料
Edited編集時間全年齢対象
Subscription-only購読のみ定期購読のみ
Notes
  • The word "Free" is translated as "無料," which means "nothing." In the original translation, it is translated as "空き," which means "vacant."
  • In the translation of "Subscription-only," a word that means "regular" is added. This change makes the meaning more clear.

Update information for Windows XP

The following files are available for download from the Microsoft Download Center:

Windows XP, 32-bit versions
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Note This software update applies to only Japanese operating systems. Packages are not available for any other locales. For more 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
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Prerequisites

You must have Windows XP Service Pack 2 (SP2) installed.

Restart requirement

You have to restart your computer after you apply this hotfix.

Hotfix replacement information

This hotfix does not replace any other previously released hotfixes.

Registry information

To use this hotfix, you do not have to make any changes to the registry.

File information

The 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.
Windows XP SP2, x86-based versions
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File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTimePlatform
Wmploc.dll11.0.5721.52368,160,25624-Aug-200717:29x86
Windows XP SP2, x64-based versions
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File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTimePlatform
Wmploc.dll11.0.5721.52368,160,25602-Oct-200709:23x86

Update information for Windows Vista

The update for Windows Vista is included in the cumulative update for Windows Media Player 11 for Windows Vista. This update improves the reliability of Windows Media Player 11 for Windows Vista in certain scenarios. For more information about this update, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
941651 Cumulative update for Windows Media Player 11 in Windows Vista

STATUS

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

MORE INFORMATION

For more information about Windows Media Player 11, visit the following Microsoft Web site:
http://www.microsoft.com/windows/windowsmedia/player/11/default.aspx
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: 941776 - Last Review: October 8, 2011 - Revision: 3.0
APPLIES TO
  • Windows Media Player 11
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