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

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


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) 5.2 Beta 5.2
6.02.902WMP 6.0 WMP 6.0 Internet Explorer 5 RC0 Beta        WMP 6.0        WMP 6.2 Beta  WMP 6.4
6.4.6.*          WMP 6.4 for Windows 2000 Betas       WMP 6.4 with multi-bit rate (MBR) updates for Internet Explorer 6.4 with MBR updates (minor error messaging updates from
6.4.9.*  WMP 6.4 for Windows 2000 only 7       WMP 7 Update       WMP 7 with Setup updates       WMP 7 for Windows Millennium Edition (Me) 7.1 for Windows XP 9 Series for Windows XP, Windows 98 Second Edition, Windows Me, and Windows 2000  WMP 9 Series for Windows Server 2003     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

  • 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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