The July 2006 Update Rollup for Windows XP Media Center Edition 2005 (KB919803) was released earlier today.
Install this update to get the latest updates for Windows XP Media Center Edition 2005. This update supersedes all updates since Update Rollup 2 (KB900325) for Microsoft Windows XP Media Center Edition 2005 (this includes this package supercedes the April 2006 Update Rollup (KB914548), the January 2006 Update Rollup (KB912067) and Update Rollup KB908250.
This update requires Update Rollup 2 for Media Center Edition 2005 to be installed (KB900325).
Issues that are resolved by this update
In addition to fixes included in previously released cumulative updates, this update will resolve the following issues.
- Horizontal white line on screen
When you play a DVD video in Media Center, a horizontal white line appears in some dark areas of the screen. For example, when you press the MORE INFO button on the Media Center remote, a white line appears on the bottom of some menu items. Then, when you close the More Info screen, the white line remains on the screen.
- Media Center may crash when you use ListMaker
When you use the ListMaker sample add-in that is included with the Media Center SDK, and you comment out all media types except Pictures, Media Center may crash.
- Media Center may crash when you open a menu page
When you open a menu page in Media Center, the program may crash. You receive an error message that resembles the following:
Program_name has caused an error and must be closed. We apologize for the inconvenience. If you were in the middle of something, the information you were working on might be lost. Please tell Microsoft about this problem. We have created an error report that you can send to help us improve Program_name. We will treat this report as confidential and anonymous. To see what data this error report contains, click here.
- Black screen appears instead of DVD menu
When you try to play a DVD video in Media Center, a black screen appears instead of the DVD menu. This problem may sometimes occur with some DVD videos if the following conditions are true:
- The Media Center screen resolution is set to 720p (High Definition) or to a higher resolution.
- The DVD video is copy-protected by MacroVision.
You can download the update here or via Windows Update as a Recommended Update.
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