Article ID: 967184 - View products that this article applies to.
Consider the following scenario. You play some media content in Windows Media Player 10 or in an application that uses the Windows Media Player 10 ActiveX control. Next, you click the Stop button, and then you click the Play button. If you repeatedly perform this "play-stop-play" operation, a memory leak occurs. You can verify this memory leak by using one of the following methods:
This problem occurs because some unnecessary memory is not released in the Wmp.dll assembly.
Update informationThe following file is available for download from the Microsoft Download Center:
Download the Update for Windows Media Player 10 (KB 967184) package now.
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(http://download.microsoft.com/download/2/C/9/2C9CF55B-B891-4ACA-9F32-F5C8139793FE/WindowsMedia10-KB967184-x86-INTL.exe)For more information about how to download Microsoft support files, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
119591Microsoft scanned this file for viruses. Microsoft used the most current virus-detection software that was available on the date that the file was posted. The file is stored on security-enhanced servers that help prevent any unauthorized changes to the file.
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/119591/ )How to obtain Microsoft support files from online services
PrerequisitesNo prerequisites are required.
Restart requirementYou do not have to restart your computer after you apply this update.
Update replacement informationThis update replaces update 949056.
Registry informationTo use this update, you do not have to make any changes to the registry.
File informationThe 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.
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Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section.