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Direct download links for Update Rollup 2 for Windows XP Media Center Edition 2005

Direct download links for Update Rollup 2 for Windows XP Media Center Edition 2005

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As I mentioned earlier, Update Rollup 2 for Windows XP Media Center Edition 2005 was released on Windows Update this morning.  In addition, the setup package is available for download on the Microsoft Download Center.  Here are the direct links for the packages for each of the languages we support so you don't have to search for them:

Here are some additional links for packages that go along with Update Rollup 2:

 

  • These updates are for existing installs. I wonder when the new languages will be posted on MSDN.
  • I've heard that MCE in non-English languages are implemented as MUI.

    Still waiting for additional languages to appear on MSDN downloads...
  • Hi Jason - MCE 2005 has always been available in the non-English languages listed above, and they are standard non-English OS editions as opposed to an MUI-enabled English OS. The non-English versions of Update Rollup 2 simly update the non-English OS just like the English version does for the English OS.

    There are some additional non-English locales that we are adding support for in Update Rollup 2 that were not previously available. Those are implemented as MUI packs that install on top of the English version of MCE 2005. These locales are not being released as MSDN downloads however. They will be available via OEMs as a pre-installed OS.
  • This article serves as a central location for all links to troubleshooting documentation that has been

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