JSI Tip 8728. A regression in the 823738 Media Player fix prevents encoding and playback of some formats with the Windows Media ASF Filter.


When you attempt to play content with multiple audio or video streams, that is encrypted with WMDRM (Windows Media Digital Rights Management), the Windows Media ASF File Reader Filter will generate the following error when the file is loaded:

0x80070057 -- One or more arguments are invalid.

When you attempt to encode 24-bit audio, or multi-channel audio, using Windows Media ASF File Writer, you receive:

0x80040217 -- No combination of intermediate filters could be found to make the connection.

These problems are caused by a regression in 823738

Windows Media Player 9 Series for Windows XP


Download the WindowsXP-KB885641-v2-x86-enu.exe fix.

Media Player 9 Series for Windows 2000 and Windows Server 2003


Download the WindowsMedia9-KB885641-x86-ENU.exe fix.

Media Player 10


Download the WindowsMedia10-KB885641-x86-ENU.exe fix.



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