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When you use an integrated LCD screen to watch a video that uses a 50-Hz PAL signal, the video playback quality may be poor in Windows Media Center on a computer that is running Windows Vista

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You use a computer that is running Windows Vista Ultimate or Windows Vista Home Premium. The computer has an integrated LCD screen that is built into the computer's case. When you use the integrated screen to watch a video that uses a 50-Hertz (Hz) Phase Alternating Line (PAL) signal, the video playback quality may be poor in Windows Media Center. The video may be choppy, jerky, or not smooth.

Service pack information

To resolve this problem, obtain the latest service pack for Windows Vista. For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
935791 How to obtain the latest Windows Vista service pack

Hotfix 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: 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.


No prerequisites are required.

Restart requirement

You must restart your computer after you apply this hotfix.

Hotfix replacement information

This hotfix does not replace a previously released hotfix.

File information

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 Vista, 32-bit versions
File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTimePlatform
Update.mumNot Applicable1,76929-Aug-200715:41Not Applicable
X86_d78a8c40d715f936678356f4ec89366b_31bf3856ad364e35_6.0.6000.20670_none_63b51a6bb71c5379.manifestNot Applicable69829-Aug-200715:41Not Applicable
X86_microsoft-windows-ehome-ehui_31bf3856ad364e35_6.0.6000.20670_none_cd1bc916e597977f.manifestNot Applicable10,07629-Aug-200715:41Not Applicable
Windows Vista, 64-bit versions
File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTimePlatformService branch
Amd64_ff66ae5811ad70fec5c613fce24c09ce_31bf3856ad364e35_6.0.6000.20670_none_a7b3f5ad7887330f.manifestNot Applicable1,04629-Aug-200715:41Not ApplicableNot Applicable
Amd64_microsoft-windows-ehome-ehui_31bf3856ad364e35_6.0.6000.20670_none_293a649a9df508b5.manifestNot Applicable10,12229-Aug-200715:45Not ApplicableNot Applicable
Ehui.dll6.0.6000.20670661,50429-Aug-200703:49x64Not Applicable
Update.mumNot Applicable1,76929-Aug-200715:41Not ApplicableNot Applicable
Wow64_microsoft-windows-ehome-ehui_31bf3856ad364e35_6.0.6000.20670_none_338f0eecd255cab0.manifestNot Applicable2,72629-Aug-200715:45Not ApplicableNot Applicable

Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section. This problem was first corrected in Windows Vista Service Pack 1.
More information
For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
824684Description of the standard terminology that is used to describe Microsoft software updates
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Article ID: 941895 - Last Review: 01/16/2015 10:04:08 - Revision: 3.0

Windows Vista Ultimate, Windows Vista Home Premium, Windows Vista Ultimate 64-bit Edition, Windows Vista Home Premium 64-bit Edition

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