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You receive a ""0xC000001D : Illegal Instruction" error message or Windows Media Player closes when you try to play a video file on some MIPS-processor-based devices that run Windows CE 5.0

SYMPTOMS
When you try to play a video file on some MIPS-processor-based devices that run Microsoft Windows CE 5.0, Microsoft Windows Media Player closes, or you receive a "0xC000001D : Illegal Instruction" error message.
CAUSE
The codecs for MIPS processor-based devices used instructions that were specific to certain MIPS processor vendors. These instructions were not valid on other MIPS processors.
RESOLUTION

Software update information

A supported software update is now available from Microsoft as Windows CE 5.0 Core OS QFE 890843. To resolve this problem immediately, click the following article number for information about obtaining Windows CE Platform Builder and core operating system software updates:
837392 How to locate core operating system fixes for Microsoft Windows CE Platform Builder products

Prerequisites

This update is supported only if all previously issued updates for this product have also been installed.

Restart requirement

After you install this update, you must perform a clean build of the whole platform. To clean the platform, click Clean on the Build menu. To build the platform, click Build Platform on the Build menu. You do not have to restart your computer after you apply this update.

Update replacement information

This update does not replace any other updates.

File information

The English version of this package has the file attributes (or later file attributes) that are listed in the following table.
   Date         Time                   Size       File name   --------------------------------------------------------------   02-Feb-2005  01:58                  2,803,200  Wincepb50-050201-kb890843-mipsii.msi   02-Feb-2005  01:58                  2,689,536  Wincepb50-050201-kb890843-mipsii_fp.msi   02-Feb-2005  01:58                  2,795,520  Wincepb50-050201-kb890843-mipsiv.msi   02-Feb-2005  01:58                  2,710,016  Wincepb50-050201-kb890843-mipsiv_fp.msi
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 tool in Control Panel.
   Date         Time                   Size       File name   --------------------------------------------------------------   Path: Public\Directx\Oak\Lib\Mipsii\Debug   20-Jan-2005  23:47                    636,574  Wmaplsv_rawdec_wince_mips_fxp.lib   20-Jan-2005  23:47                    636,574  Wmav9_rawdec_wince_mips_fxp.lib   20-Jan-2005  23:47                  1,668,474  Wmv9_rawdec_wince_mips_fxp.lib   Path: Public\Directx\Oak\Lib\Mipsii\Retail   20-Jan-2005  23:47                    636,574  Wmaplsv_rawdec_wince_mips_fxp.lib   20-Jan-2005  23:47                    636,574  Wmav9_rawdec_wince_mips_fxp.lib   20-Jan-2005  23:47                  1,668,474  Wmv9_rawdec_wince_mips_fxp.lib   Path: Public\Directx\Oak\Lib\Mipsii_fp\Debug   20-Jan-2005  23:47                    605,222  Wmaplsv_rawdec_wince_mips_flp.lib   20-Jan-2005  23:47                    605,222  Wmav9_rawdec_wince_mips_flp.lib   20-Jan-2005  23:47                  1,606,518  Wmv9_rawdec_wince_mips_flp.lib   Path: Public\Directx\Oak\Lib\Mipsii_fp\Retail   20-Jan-2005  23:47                    605,222  Wmaplsv_rawdec_wince_mips_flp.lib   20-Jan-2005  23:47                    605,222  Wmav9_rawdec_wince_mips_flp.lib   20-Jan-2005  23:47                  1,606,518  Wmv9_rawdec_wince_mips_flp.lib   Path: Public\Directx\Oak\Lib\Mipsiv\Debug   20-Jan-2005  23:47                    641,612  Wmaplsv_rawdec_wince_mipsiv.lib   20-Jan-2005  23:47                    641,612  Wmav9_rawdec_wince_mipsiv.lib   20-Jan-2005  23:47                  1,666,488  Wmv9_rawdec_wince_mipsiv.lib   Path: Public\Directx\Oak\Lib\Mipsiv\Retail   20-Jan-2005  23:47                    641,612  Wmaplsv_rawdec_wince_mipsiv.lib   20-Jan-2005  23:47                    641,612  Wmav9_rawdec_wince_mipsiv.lib   20-Jan-2005  23:47                  1,666,488  Wmv9_rawdec_wince_mipsiv.lib   Path: Public\Directx\Oak\Lib\Mipsiv_fp\Debug   20-Jan-2005  23:47                    607,518  Wmaplsv_rawdec_wince_mipsiv_fp.lib   20-Jan-2005  23:47                    607,518  Wmav9_rawdec_wince_mipsiv_fp.lib   20-Jan-2005  23:47                  1,598,254  Wmv9_rawdec_wince_mipsiv_fp.lib   Path: Public\Directx\Oak\Lib\Mipsiv_fp\Retail   20-Jan-2005  23:47                    607,518  Wmaplsv_rawdec_wince_mipsiv_fp.lib   20-Jan-2005  23:47                    607,518  Wmav9_rawdec_wince_mipsiv_fp.lib   20-Jan-2005  23:47                  1,598,254  Wmv9_rawdec_wince_mipsiv_fp.lib
STATUS
Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section.
REFERENCES
For additional information about the standard terminology that is used to describe Microsoft software updates, 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
Properties

Article ID: 890843 - Last Review: 05/26/2005 20:12:00 - Revision: 1.1

  • Microsoft Windows CE 5.0
  • kbbug kbfix kbqfe KB890843
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