This article describes Microsoft PlayReady PC Runtime 1.3.10 for Windows 8.

Microsoft PlayReady technology is optimized to support the growth of online content services in the mobile industry. For example, PlayReady PC Runtime 1.3.10 includes features that make it easier for consumers to enjoy mobile digital entertainment. Additionally, PC-based applications can access PlayReady PC Runtime 1.3.10 by using the PlayReady PC Runtime API.

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Update information

How to obtain this update

When you configure a supported tuner in Windows Media Center, you are prompted to download this update from Windows Update.

If you do not use Windows Media Center, you can download this update directly from the Microsoft Download Center.

Operating system


x86-based version of Windows 8

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x64-based version of Windows 8

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To apply this update, you must be running Windows 8.

Registry information

To apply this update, you do not have to make any changes to the registry.

Restart requirement

You do not have to restart the computer after you apply this update.

Update replacement information

If you upgrade from Windows 7 to Windows 8, and then you install this update, PlayReady PC Runtime 1.3.10 replaces PlayReady PC Runtime 1.3.


For more information about Microsoft PlayReady, go to the following Microsoft website:

Microsoft PlayReadyFor more information about software update terminology, 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

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