How to determine the version of Windows Media Player

Summary

This article describes how to determine the version of Windows Media Player currently installed on your PC.

More Information

To determine the version of Windows Media Player, start Windows Media Player, click About Windows Media Player on the Help menu in and then note the version number below the Copyright notice.

Note If the Help menu is not displayed, press ALT + H on your keyboard and then click About Windows Media Player.

Version number

Version of Windows Media Player (WMP)

5.1.51.421

WMP 5.2 Beta

5.1.52.701

WMP 5.2

6.02.902

WMP 6.0

6.1.5.130

WMP 6.0 Internet Explorer 5 RC0 Beta

6.1.7.217

WMP 6.0

6.2.5.410

WMP 6.2 Beta

6.4.5.809

WMP 6.4

6.4.6.*

WMP 6.4 for Windows 2000 Betas

6.4.7.1028

WMP 6.4 with multi-bit rate (MBR) updates for Internet Explorer

6.4.7.1112

WMP 6.4 with MBR updates (minor error messaging updates from 6.4.7.1028)

6.4.9.*

WMP 6.4 for Windows 2000 only

7.0.0.1954

WMP 7

7.0.0.1958

WMP 7 Update

7.0.0.1956

WMP 7 with Setup updates

7.0.0.1440

WMP 7 for Windows Millennium Edition (Me)

7.01.00.3055

WMP 7.1

8.00.00.4477

WMP for Windows XP

9.00.00.2980

WMP 9 Series for Windows XP, Windows 98 Second Edition, Windows Me, and Windows 2000

9.00.00.2991

WMP 9 Series for Windows Server 2003

10.00.00.3646

WMP 10

11.0.5721.5230

WMP 11 for Windows XP

11.0.6000.6344

WMP 11 for Windows Vista

12.0.7601.1754

WMP 12 for Windows 7

12.0.9600.17031

WMP 12 for Windows 8.1 and Windows 8



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