New hotfix available for Update Rollup 2 for Media Center 2005 - July 2006 rollup

Today is the monthly release of new hotfix packages and updates to Windows Update, and there is a new Media Center hotfix that has been released today that I want to draw your attention to:

July 2006 Update Rollup for Windows XP Media Center Edition 2005 (KB919803)

This package includes all previous hotfixes issued for Update Rollup 2 for Windows XP Media Center Edition 2005 and also addresses some other bugs that have not been fixed by previous hotfixes. 

This package will be offered as a recommended update if you visit Windows Update, and you can also download it directly from this location

This package includes the following fixes in addition to all previously released fixes. There is more detail about each of these fixes in the knowledge base article for this hotfix:

  • Horizontal white lines appear when playing a DVD
  • Media Center may crash when using the ListMaker SDK sample application
  • Media Center may crash when you open a menu page
  • A black screen appears when trying to play a DVD

Update Rollup 2 is a prerequisite for this package, and this package supercedes the April 2006 Update Rollup (KB914548), the January 2006 Update Rollup (KB912067) and Update Rollup KB908250.