Note This software update applies to only Japanese operating systems. Packages are not available for any other locales. For more information about how to download Microsoft support files, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
119591 How to obtain Microsoft support files from online services
Microsoft 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.
You must have Windows XP Service Pack 2 (SP2) installed.
You have to restart your computer after you apply this hotfix.
Hotfix replacement information
This hotfix does not replace any other previously released hotfixes.
To use this hotfix, you do not have to make any changes to the registry.
The English version of this hotfix 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 XP SP2, x86-based versions
Windows XP SP2, x64-based versions
Update information for Windows Vista
The update for Windows Vista is included in the cumulative update for Windows Media Player 11 for Windows Vista. This update improves the reliability of Windows Media Player 11 for Windows Vista in certain scenarios. For more information about this update, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
941651 Cumulative update for Windows Media Player 11 in Windows Vista
Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section.
For more information about Windows Media Player 11, visit the following Microsoft Web site: