Update to Enable DXVA of WMV Content in Windows Media Player 10

FIX: Update to enable DirectX Video Acceleration (DXVA) of Windows Media Video content in Windows Media Player 10


 


SUMMARY


This update enables Microsoft DirectX Video Acceleration (DXVA) of Microsoft Windows Media Video (WMV) content in Microsoft Windows Media Player 10 for video cards when the drivers of those video cards are designed to take advantage of this feature.


 


MORE INFORMATION
Note This fix enables DXVA support after you meet the following prerequisites:




  • The graphics adaptor must support this DXVA update. For more information, contact the driver vendor for the latest driver that supports DXVA.


  • You must install hotfix 891122. For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:



    • 891122 Update for Windows Media Digital Rights Management-enabled players


  • The content must be WMV-HD (Windows Media Video High Definition) clips (720p and 1080p) with a frame rate that is less than or equal to 30 frames per second.

Thanks Marc!

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