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Updating windows media player library

Windows through either a local area network (LAN) or a modem connection.

With the latest version of Windows Media Player and the Group Policy settings in the associated Administrative template (Wmplayer.adm) in Windows XP with SP2, you can configure the Player to control access to certain consumer features.

The management and deployment features enable you to bring customized media functionality to your organization’s employees to enhance productivity.

The Windows Media Player interface opens locally when the user navigates through Start\Programs or Start\All Programs, or else clicks the shortcut on the desktop.

When the user selects either Media Guide, Radio Tuner, Premium Services, or Skin Chooser/More Skins from the Player taskbar, Windows Media Player connects to

(A The other common Internet connections that Windows Media Player makes are to media servers that are run by content providers.

The following subsections describe various aspects of the data that is sent to and from the Internet through Windows Media Player, and how the exchange of information takes place: The Player also generates a streaming media log and sends it to any media servers that exist on your network.

Link Id=29521 Windows Media Player is an integral component of Windows XP.

Windows Media Player is not an optional Windows component and cannot be uninstalled.

To do this, you must update the appropriate Administrative template, Wmplayer.adm, to a version that contains the new settings for Windows XP with SP2.

For more information, see "Controlling Windows Media Player to Limit the Flow of Information to and from the Internet" and "Procedures for Configuration of Windows Media Player," later in this section.

For more information, see "Logging, Encryption, Identification of User, and Privacy," later in this section.