How to determine the version of Windows Media Player

SUMMARY
This article describes how to determine the version of Windows Media Player on your computer.

MORE INFORMATION
To determine the version of Windows Media Player, click About on the Help menu in Windows Media Player, and then note the version number below the Copyright notice.

Code:
 * Version number * Version of Windows Media Player (WMP)
 * ----------------------------------------------------------------
 * 5.1.51.421 * * * WMP 5.2 Beta
 * 5.1.52.701 * * * WMP 5.2
 * 6.02.902 * * * * WMP 6.0
 * 6.1.5.130 * * * *WMP 6.0 Internet Explorer 5 RC0 Beta
 * 6.1.7.217 * * * *WMP 6.0
 * 6.2.5.410 * * * *WMP 6.2 Beta
 * 6.4.5.809 * * * *WMP 6.4
 * 6.4.6.* * * * * *WMP 6.4 for Windows 2000 Betas
 * 6.4.7.1028 * * * WMP 6.4 with multi-bit rate (MBR) updates for
 * * * * * * * * * *Internet Explorer
 * 6.4.7.1112 * * * WMP 6.4 with MBR updates (minor error messaging
 * * * * * * * * * *updates from 6.4.7.1028)
 * 6.4.9.* * * * * *WMP 6.4 for Windows 2000 only
 * 7.0.0.1954 * * * WMP 7
 * 7.0.0.1958 * * * WMP 7 Update
 * 7.0.0.1956 * * * WMP 7 with Setup updates
 * 7.0.0.1440 * * * WMP 7 for Windows Millennium Edition (Me)
 * 7.01.00.3055 * * WMP 7.1
 * 8.00.00.4477 * * WMP for Windows XP
 * 9.00.00.2980 * * WMP 9 Series for Windows XP, Windows 98 Second
 * * * * * * * * * *Edition, Windows Me, and Windows 2000
 * 9.00.00.2991 * * WMP 9 Series for Windows Server 2003
 *10.00.00.3646 * * WMP 10
APPLIES TO
? Microsoft Windows Media Player 8.01
? Microsoft Windows Media Player 10
? Microsoft Windows Media Player 9 Series
? Microsoft Windows Media Player 7.1
? Microsoft Windows Media Player 7.0
? Microsoft Windows Media Player 6.4
? Microsoft Windows Media Player 6.2
? Microsoft Windows Media Player 6.1
? Microsoft Windows Media Player 6.0
? Microsoft Windows Media Player 5.2