An update is available for Windows Vista to enable Windows Media Player to recognize .wtv files as Recorded TV files

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INTRODUCTION

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

Issues that this update resolves

The update for Media Center TV Pack for Windows Vista resolves the following issues:
  • When the .wtv files are synched by using the standard Windows Media Player process for third-party formats, the .wtv files are put under the Video library instead of under the Recorded TV library.
  • Windows Media Player does not display the progress bar during media playback.

MORE INFORMATION

Update information

A 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. This hotfix might receive additional testing. Therefore, if you are not severely affected by this problem, we recommend that you wait for the next software update that contains this hotfix.

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, contact 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=support
Note 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.

Prerequisites

To apply this update, you must have the Media Center Cumulative update (update 956147) installed.

Restart requirement

You must restart the computer after you apply this update.

Hotfix replacement information

This update does not replace any other previously released hotfixes.

File information

The English version of this update 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 Vista file information note

The MANIFEST files (.manifest) and the MUM files (.mum) that are installed for each environment are listed separately . MUM and MANIFEST files, and the associated security catalog (.cat) files, are critical to maintaining the state of the updated component. The security catalog files (attributes not listed) are signed with a Microsoft digital signature.
For all supported x86-based versions of Windows Vista
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File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTimePlatform
Computer.pngNot Applicable4,13618-Dec-200721:17Not Applicable
Dxmasf.dll11.0.6001.71104,09603-Dec-200805:52x86
Msdxm.ocx11.0.6001.71104,09603-Dec-200805:52x86
Renderingcontrol.xmlNot Applicable5,42218-Dec-200721:17Not Applicable
Spwmp.dll6.0.6001.223217,68003-Dec-200805:52x86
Wmp.dll11.0.6001.711010,624,51203-Dec-200805:52x86
Wmp.mofNot Applicable4,88718-Dec-200721:18Not Applicable
Wmpconfig.exe11.0.6001.7110107,52003-Dec-200805:52x86
Wmplayer.exe11.0.6001.7110168,96003-Dec-200805:52x86
Wmploc.dll11.0.6001.71108,147,45603-Dec-200803:59x86
Wmpplayer-ppdlic.xrm-msNot Applicable2,99403-Dec-200805:34Not Applicable
Wmpshare.exe11.0.6001.7110107,52003-Dec-200805:52x86
For all supported x64-based versions of Windows Vista
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File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTimePlatform
Computer.pngNot Applicable4,13618-Dec-200721:17Not Applicable
Dxmasf.dll11.0.6001.71105,12003-Dec-200806:25x64
Msdxm.ocx11.0.6001.71105,12003-Dec-200806:25x64
Renderingcontrol.xmlNot Applicable5,42218-Dec-200721:17Not Applicable
Spwmp.dll6.0.6001.223219,21603-Dec-200806:25x64
Wmp.dll11.0.6001.711013,423,61603-Dec-200806:26x64
Wmp.mofNot Applicable4,88718-Dec-200721:18Not Applicable
Wmpconfig.exe11.0.6001.7110108,03203-Dec-200806:25x64
Wmplayer.exe11.0.6001.7110171,00803-Dec-200806:25x64
Wmploc.dll11.0.6001.71108,147,96803-Dec-200804:38x64
Wmpplayer-ppdlic.xrm-msNot Applicable2,99403-Dec-200806:18Not Applicable
Wmpshare.exe11.0.6001.7110108,03203-Dec-200806:25x64
Computer.pngNot Applicable4,13618-Dec-200721:17Not Applicable
Dxmasf.dll11.0.6001.71104,09603-Dec-200805:52x86
Msdxm.ocx11.0.6001.71104,09603-Dec-200805:52x86
Renderingcontrol.xmlNot Applicable5,42218-Dec-200721:17Not Applicable
Spwmp.dll6.0.6001.223217,68003-Dec-200805:52x86
Wmp.dll11.0.6001.711010,625,02403-Dec-200805:52x86
Wmp.mofNot Applicable4,88718-Dec-200721:18Not Applicable
Wmpconfig.exe11.0.6001.7110107,52003-Dec-200805:52x86
Wmplayer.exe11.0.6001.7110168,96003-Dec-200805:52x86
Wmploc.dll11.0.6001.71108,147,45603-Dec-200803:59x86
Wmpshare.exe11.0.6001.7110107,52003-Dec-200805:52x86

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, 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

Additional file information for Windows Vista and for Windows Server 2008

Additional files for all supported x86-based versions of Windows Vista
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File namePackage_for_kb960774_client_1~31bf3856ad364e35~x86~~6.0.1.0.mum
File versionNot Applicable
File size1,367
Date (UTC)03-Dec-2008
Time (UTC)21:34
PlatformNot Applicable
File namePackage_for_kb960774_client~31bf3856ad364e35~x86~~6.0.1.0.mum
File versionNot Applicable
File size1,430
Date (UTC)03-Dec-2008
Time (UTC)21:34
PlatformNot Applicable
File namePackage_for_kb960774_server_0~31bf3856ad364e35~x86~~6.0.1.0.mum
File versionNot Applicable
File size1,404
Date (UTC)03-Dec-2008
Time (UTC)21:34
PlatformNot Applicable
File namePackage_for_kb960774_server~31bf3856ad364e35~x86~~6.0.1.0.mum
File versionNot Applicable
File size1,430
Date (UTC)03-Dec-2008
Time (UTC)21:34
PlatformNot Applicable
File nameX86_68c55f491ce72ee73b213485e1ccae8d_31bf3856ad364e35_6.0.6001.22321_none_72fd6eb611d462e3.manifest
File versionNot Applicable
File size704
Date (UTC)03-Dec-2008
Time (UTC)21:34
PlatformNot Applicable
File nameX86_microsoft-windows-mediaplayer-core_31bf3856ad364e35_6.0.6001.22321_none_0bdec4286846a4e6.manifest
File versionNot Applicable
File size225,761
Date (UTC)03-Dec-2008
Time (UTC)07:55
PlatformNot Applicable
Additional files for all supported x64-based versions of Windows Vista
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File nameAmd64_45fd4887f0342114373555ecb53cf06e_31bf3856ad364e35_6.0.6001.22321_none_3aa0f6beeea35e03.manifest
File versionNot Applicable
File size1,058
Date (UTC)03-Dec-2008
Time (UTC)21:34
PlatformNot Applicable
File nameAmd64_microsoft-windows-mediaplayer-core_31bf3856ad364e35_6.0.6001.22321_none_67fd5fac20a4161c.manifest
File versionNot Applicable
File size228,427
Date (UTC)03-Dec-2008
Time (UTC)07:08
PlatformNot Applicable
File namePackage_for_kb960774_client_1~31bf3856ad364e35~amd64~~6.0.1.0.mum
File versionNot Applicable
File size1,375
Date (UTC)03-Dec-2008
Time (UTC)21:34
PlatformNot Applicable
File namePackage_for_kb960774_client~31bf3856ad364e35~amd64~~6.0.1.0.mum
File versionNot Applicable
File size1,438
Date (UTC)03-Dec-2008
Time (UTC)21:34
PlatformNot Applicable
File namePackage_for_kb960774_server_0~31bf3856ad364e35~amd64~~6.0.1.0.mum
File versionNot Applicable
File size1,412
Date (UTC)03-Dec-2008
Time (UTC)21:34
PlatformNot Applicable
File namePackage_for_kb960774_server~31bf3856ad364e35~amd64~~6.0.1.0.mum
File versionNot Applicable
File size1,438
Date (UTC)03-Dec-2008
Time (UTC)21:34
PlatformNot Applicable
File nameWow64_microsoft-windows-mediaplayer-core_31bf3856ad364e35_6.0.6001.22321_none_725209fe5504d817.manifest
File versionNot Applicable
File size213,229
Date (UTC)03-Dec-2008
Time (UTC)07:43
PlatformNot Applicable

Properties

Article ID: 960774 - Last Review: October 8, 2011 - Revision: 2.0
APPLIES TO
  • Windows Vista Home Premium
  • Windows Vista Ultimate
  • Windows Vista Home Premium 64-bit Edition
  • Windows Vista Ultimate 64-bit Edition
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