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Article ID: 190990 - Last Review: January 25, 2012 - Revision: 11.0

This article was previously published under Q190990

SUMMARY

 This article describes how to determine the version of Windows Media Player currently installed on your PC. 

MORE INFORMATION

To determine the version of Windows Media Player, start Windows Media Player, click About on the Help menu in and then note the version number below the Copyright notice. If the Help menu is not displayed, press ALT + H, on your keyboard and then click About.


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Version numberVersion of Windows Media Player (WMP)
5.1.51.421WMP 5.2 Beta
5.1.52.701WMP 5.2
6.02.902WMP 6.0
6.1.5.130 WMP 6.0 Internet Explorer 5 RC0 Beta
6.1.7.217        WMP 6.0
6.2.5.410        WMP 6.2 Beta
6.4.5.809  WMP 6.4
6.4.6.*          WMP 6.4 for Windows 2000 Betas
6.4.7.1028       WMP 6.4 with multi-bit rate (MBR) updates for Internet Explorer
6.4.7.1112WMP 6.4 with MBR updates (minor error messaging updates from 6.4.7.1028)
6.4.9.*  WMP 6.4 for Windows 2000 only
7.0.0.1954WMP 7
7.0.0.1958       WMP 7 Update
7.0.0.1956       WMP 7 with Setup updates
7.0.0.1440       WMP 7 for Windows Millennium Edition (Me)
7.01.00.3055WMP 7.1
8.00.00.4477WMP for Windows XP
9.00.00.2980WMP 9 Series for Windows XP, Windows 98 Second Edition, Windows Me, and Windows 2000
9.00.00.2991  WMP 9 Series for Windows Server 2003
10.00.00.3646     WMP 10
11.0.5721.5230    WMP 11 for Windows XP
11.0.6000.6344    WMP 11 for Windows Vista
12.0.7601.1754    WMP 12 for Windows 7



APPLIES TO
  • Microsoft Windows Media Player 5.2
  • Microsoft Windows Media Player 6.0
  • Microsoft Windows Media Player 6.1
  • Microsoft Windows Media Player 6.4
  • Microsoft Windows Media Player 7.0
  • Microsoft Windows Media Player 9 Series
  • Windows Media Player 10
  • Windows Media Player 11
  • Windows Media Player 11 for Win XP
  • Windows Media Player 12
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