Re: Internet live audio and video feeds
Does Windows Media Player itself load/play back local content?
Is Windows Media Player enabled in IE's Tools:Manage Add-ons?
Speaking for myself only.
for some helpful WMP info.
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"ri12" <email@example.com> wrote in message
> Thanx's Tim...anyway....all the pages i have tried use
> i had use them in other computers and the media player loaded nicely....i
> have this problem with any page that uses the player online.....even when
> try to use the windows media center....the online channels and/or radio
> stations that they provide the player doesn't load...and a error message
> appears sayin' that i don't have the necessary components for playing
> video...any page or aplication that uses media player online trough a
> page...the player doesn'y load and this computer is brand new.....really i
> don't know what's happening lol..... thanx's for your time anyway..
> "Tim" wrote:
>> Great...the additional information really helps. You need to know what
>> of player the web site wants you to use. Most of the time, the web page
>> tell you what player you need up front...or they include a help/support
>> page. For example, you might need Real Player (you can get it free from
>> real.com) or you might need QuickTime (you can get that from apple.com).
>> Sometimes you can hover over the stream link and you can see in the lower
>> left portion of the IE window what the format extension is. If it's rv or
>> rm, you need Real Player...if it's mov, you need QuickTime. So, start
>> determining what player you need to view the stream, download it, and
>> install it.
>> "ri12" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message
>> > Thanx Tim...ok...i'm using the last version available i have WIndows
>> > vista..i
>> > think is WMP 11....the streams I don't know much about that i think the
>> > webpages end with .HTM ...The thing is that I was tryin' to listen to
>> > a
>> > radio station trough their website and instead of the media player a
>> > box
>> > with
>> > the little x on top appear....so the WMP din't load, also i was trying
>> > to
>> > watch a tv station that provides their programs live on the internet
>> > with
>> > a
>> > live feed but the same thing happens the box where the windows media
>> > player
>> > is supposed to appear a box with the little x on top appear as if the
>> > player
>> > din't load....When I try to watch the live channels or listen to the
>> > radio
>> > stations in the windows media center the same thing happens the player
>> > doesn't load....and an error message appears...it says that i don't
>> > have
>> > the
>> > necesseary components to watch video or something like that....the
>> > message
>> > also says that to reppair the problem I need to restart the media
>> > center
>> > but
>> > again the same thing happens.....
>> > Hopefully yo can help me....thanks a lot....
>> > "Tim" wrote:
>> >> You need to help us first by posting more information. What player are
>> >> you
>> >> using? What is the format of the streams? What is the speed of your
>> >> internet
>> >> connection? The more information you provide, the greater the chances
>> >> are
>> >> of
>> >> solving the problem.
>> >> Tim
>> >> "ri12" <email@example.com> wrote in message
>> >> news:356B07FB-5154-4FD5-AC86-45C027FD12A9@microsoft.com...
>> >> > need help....I can't hear or see live audio or video feeds on the
>> >> > internet...