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Media specifies the default media application. This must be the application’s canonical name.

This setting has no effect on Server Core installations of Windows Server 2008.




Specifies the media application. media_application is a string with a maximum length of 259 characters. This must be the application’s canonical name.

For more information about canonical names, see this MSDN Web site.

This string type does not support empty elements. Do not create an empty value for this setting.

Valid Passes

Parent Hierarchy

Applies To

For the list of the supported Windows editions and architectures that this component supports, see Microsoft-Windows-Shell-Setup.

This setting is available to OEMs and system builders.

XML Example

The following XML output shows how to set client applications.


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