Description of the Media Center Extenders for Windows Vista update that was released on June 24, 2008

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SUMMARY

Microsoft has released an update for Media Center Extenders for Windows Vista. This update is intended for computers that are running Windows Vista Home Premium or Windows Vista Ultimate.

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Issues that are resolved by this update

This update addresses the following issues. These issues occur when you use Media Center on an Xbox 360 console.
  • This update addresses a picture quality issue that occurs when you use Media Center Extender on an Xbox 360 console that has a High-Definition Multimedia Interface (HDMI) connector to the TV for video and a Sony/Philips Digital Interface Format (S/PDIF) connection to the audio device for audio.
  • This update addresses an issue in which the Media Center Extender stops responding (hangs) when you play a large non-WMV video over an HTTP session.
  • This update provides support for 50Hz output together with better quality for HD models. This feature applies primarily to regions that use the PAL video standard.

Update information

You can download this update from the Microsoft Windows Update Web site or from the Windows Download Center.

Windows Update Web site

http://update.microsoft.com

Windows Download Center

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

Update 950125 for Windows Vista, 32-bit versions
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Update 950125 for Windows Vista, 64-bit versions
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Release Date: June 24, 2008

For more information about how to download Microsoft support files, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
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Article ID: 950125 - Last Review: June 10, 2011 - Revision: 1.3
APPLIES TO
  • Windows Vista Home Premium 64-bit Edition
  • Windows Vista Ultimate 64-bit Edition
  • Windows Vista Home Premium
  • Windows Vista Ultimate
  • Windows Vista Service Pack 1, when used with:
    • Windows Vista Home Premium 64-bit Edition
    • Windows Vista Ultimate 64-bit Edition
    • Windows Vista Home Premium
    • Windows Vista Ultimate
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