This article describes the multimedia problems and update scenarios that Microsoft Windows XP Service Pack 2 (SP2) addresses.
For additional information about the problems that are resolved in Windows XP SP2, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
List of fixes included in Service Pack 2 for Windows XP
Update to modify the speaker configuration in Windows XP SP2
This update modifies the 5.1 and the 7.1 speaker positions to comply with current home theatre standards. In Windows XP SP2, the 5.1 and the 7.1 speaker configurations have the surround channels mapped to the surround positions instead of to the back wall positions.