Microsoft KB Archive/925507

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Article ID: 925507

Article Last Modified on 8/29/2007


  • Microsoft Windows Media Player 11
  • Microsoft Windows Media Player 11


You use the a version of the Sysprep tool (Sysprep.exe) that is earlier than Microsoft Windows XP build 2600 to deploy Windows Media Player 11. However, the Windows Media Player 11 client computer cannot acquire licenses for Digital Rights Management (DRM) content.


This issue may occur if a version of the OEM Pre-Installation Kit (OPK) that is earlier than the OPK for Windows Media Player 11 is used to package Windows Media Player 11. Innovations in DRM technology in Windows Media Player 11 include changes in the Cleandrm.lib file. Innovations also include changes to the Sysprep.exe and Riprep.exe tools.


Hotfix information

A supported hotfix is now 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 service pack that contains this hotfix.

To resolve this problem, submit a request to Microsoft Online Customer Services to obtain the hotfix. To submit an online request to obtain the hotfix, visit the following Microsoft Web site:

Note If additional issues occur or 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. To create a separate service request, visit the following Microsoft Web site:

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.

File name File version File size Date Time Platform
Riprep.exe 5.1.2600.3020 168,448 23-Oct-2006 11:13 x86
Sysprep.exe 5.1.2600.3020 93,184 23-Oct-2006 11:12 x86


Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section.


For more information about how hotfix packages are named, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:

816915 New file naming schema for Microsoft Windows software update packages

For more information, 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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