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Windows Media Player 11 does not get license from Windows Media 9 license server

Posted on 2007-03-20
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I'm using a clean installation of Windows XP SP2 and Windows Media Player 11, when playing content that has been DRMed with a Windows Media 9 DRM license server, the media player does not get the license properly. After a few minutes, the window times out and does not get the license. If I do the same against Windows Media Player 9, or 10, it works properly.

Any help would be greatly appreciated.
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by:michko
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Don't know if this will help or not:
http://www.microsoft.com/windows/windowsmedia/forpros/drm/pluwiz.aspx

Another discussion:
http://forums.techarena.in/showthread.php?t=688695

Ensure you're current with Windows updates. Even if you're set to download and install updates automatically, it's still a good idea to run a manual Windows Update, check for Custom updates.
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by:kalajj
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Thanks for the info, I'm running against a license server and not with individual files.
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Couldn't find a fix for you.  You may want to check out MS's Windows Media Knowledge Center:
http://www.microsoft.com/windows/windowsmedia/knowledgecenter/default.aspx
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by:Serq
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Having had a customer with a similar problem I found this thread from Microsoft:

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/927389/en-us
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