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Playing MTS videos on Windows Media Player

Q: Playing MTS videos on Windows Media Player

I have a Windows 7 system that is running all Windows Updates available as on today. I assume it is running the latest edition of WMP; but, I can see no way of determining the version. It plays MTS (movies made on a Panasonic Camcorder) files just fine.

Now the problem:

I have another system here running WinXP with all updates available for it as of today. Again, I cannot determine which version of WMP. It will not play MTS files. It is running a Intel Core 2 CPU 6300 $ 1.86 GHz and 2 Gigs of RAM. It stops at a screen that says it is loading but remains black indefinitely with no progress indicator.

Any advice?

Am I just going to have to go to Win7? I know there are other programs that probably will play MTS; but, it would be nice if I could get WMP to do it without having to go to Win7.

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Any idea what is going on here?

A:Windows Media Player 11 not playing videos

U will need the codes.... Try a third party software like storm codec. Try a google search

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When I click on any kind of internet explorer video clip to view it, It gives an error message...

Windows Media Player cannot connect to the server. The server name might not be correct, the server might not be available, or your proxy settings might not be correct.
Then I click more info and I get...
C00D1198: Cannot connect to the server
Windows Media Player cannot connect to the server hosting the content that you want to play. You might encounter this error message for one of the following reasons:

The name of the server hosting the content is not valid. If you typed a Uniform Resource Locator (URL) address in the Open URL dialog box, verify that the file name is spelled correctly and that the path to the file is correct, and then try again. If you clicked a link on a Web page, the link might not be valid.
The server is not available (for example, the server is busy or not online). Try again later.
The proxy server settings for Windows Media Player are not configured properly. Verify that your proxy server settings are correct.
To verify your proxy server settings
On the Tools menu, click Options, click the Network tab, and then verify your settings in the Streaming proxy settings area.
Note

If you do not know what your proxy server settings should be, on the Network tab, select a protocol, click Configure, and then select Autodetect proxy settings or Use proxy settings of the Web browser (available for HTTP protocol only).
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A:Playing iTune videos in VLC Media Player possible?

If you can't get VLC to work try QuickTime Alternative.
 

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Hi all,

I installed Windows Vista 32 Ultimate, but I have a problem with Windows Media. I have lots of WMV videos I encoded with Windows Media Encoder (using Windows Video codec 7,8 or 9). I also downloaded some videos from internet, always encoded with previous WMV video codecs (7-9).

I always receive an error from Windows Media 11 saying that there's an error, not founding a compatible codec to play it. Did you ever had a problem like this? I need to encode a video, compatible with Vista, without the need for the computer to be connected to the internet to download additional codecs.

Any hint?
Thanks,

R
 

A:Media Player 11 not playing WMVs 7,8,9 encoded videos?

I've noticed that its always checking for the codec even if its a straight .wmv file. Vista just isn't making the grade yet (unless D+ is an acceptable grade). I think its actually running through some DRM checking before playing anything personally and it has most of the codecs at hand without going online to check for them, especially with the very well known and supposedly "native" formats. Its really a poor performing peice of software right now.

Nonetheless, it shouldn't be having any problem playing previous versions of .wmv encoded files so I don't know what the problem is there but I'd suggest trying the VLC Media Player as a replacement player. So far I've had no problems with it on my Vista platforms.
 

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I was watching videos on youtube and the screen freezes and blue screen appears and computer restarts.
Here are the details which appeared.
Additional information about the problem:
BCCode: 1e
BCP1: 0000000000000000
BCP2: 0000000000000000
BCP3: 0000000000000000
BCP4: 0000000000000000
OS Version: 6_1_7600
Service Pack: 0_0
Product: 256_1

Files that help describe the problem:
C:\Windows\Minidump\100413-15412-01.dmp
C:\Users\amit\AppData\Local\Temp\WER-22573-0.sysdata.xml
The files are attached
kindly help me out with this....
Thanks

A:Bsod playing videos on youtube or offline media player

Bsod playing videos on youtube or offline media player=>which offline player?
All youtube videos crash machine?
Try mpg, avi, wma in offline player... which types give bsod?

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Hello all,

I have my main media desktop in the living room setup to share the meda on the "E:" drive. On my Windows 7 laptop using WMP12 i am able to find the shared media library and access for playback. However I am having a difficult time trying to do the same on my other desktop in my room running XP WMP11. I cant seem to find out how to stream the media files from the living room desktop via the WMP11? is this even possible, or is there a software i could use to do this if WMP11 does not support it? i tried XBMC but i keep receiving playback error. I wish there was a WMP12 for XP to make things easier but unfortunately there isnt

please help..

thank [email protected]
 

A:Windows Media Player 11 - Stream videos from media sharing??

Try using K-lite mega codecs

http://free-codecs.com/download/K_Lite_Mega_Codec_Pack.htm
OR

VLC

http://www.videolan.org/vlc/
 

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My downloaded videos will play just fine in my windows media player 11, but won't play in media center. Well, 2 of them will play sound, but no picture. Then most of them have the movie title, but it says no video found when I click on it. Then, a few of them will play on my xbox360(Shared), but the next day some just seem to have disappeared completely(on xbox360). I have downloaded and tried several codecs, including beta6, and nothing works. What is the problem? What do I do? Please help!
 

A:windows media center not playing videos

Exactly where are you downloading the videos from?
 

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I have windows vista, since the begining I was using WMP to view videos I recorded with my digital camera. All was well and good until my friend gave me a couple vid clips from his digital camera in .mov format. WMP would not recognize the vids, so I downloaded Quicktime in order to view them. Well, I like WMP a lot better then quicktime, but now for some reason I can only watch my vids in QT, if I open them in WMP they will play the Audio, but it no longer displays the video. WMP SHOULD still be the default video player as I did not tell QT to make them defaults when I downloaded it.

I'm sure the solution is a simple one, but I'm stumped....

A:Windows Media Player Not Showing Videos

It might have happened by accident. Quicktime can be very sneaky. All of these apps have Options tabs so you have to go into WMP or Quicktime and enable or disable default depending on what you find.

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I have VLC player on my computer, it works find but its one more program I could get rid of if I could play my music videos with Windows Media Player.

Iv opened WMP but i cant get it to play my music vids, as yet.

Can you walk me through opening WMP and getting all my videos in to it, and playing them please, or do you suggest I use VLC?

A:How to get Windows Media Player to play videos?

Hi,
Which format are they in ?
WMP works best with .WMV formats
If they can open with windows movie maker just see if you can save them in .wmv format.

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Hi

Any assistance would be appreciated - Even to stop my searching & decide that I cannot do this.

I am trying to add pictures of DVD covers next to my video's in Media Player 11 running on XP. At the moment it displays a default picture of hot air balloons next to each movie.

I have reverted back to showing them in list mode.

The movies are .avi.

Thanks

Mark
 

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Whenever i watch a video that was recorded with fraps then rendered with vegas, after a minute or two, the screen will just go black and there will be a buzzing noise and I have to restart.

It's really hard to be able to watch a video and make sure it's perfect before uploading to youtube with this problem persisting. Usually it takes about 1-2 minutes before it crashes.

I thought the issue may have been that my external drive that it is on was being too slow and causing a crash, so I copied a file to my main HDD and it still didn't run properly. though it did last slightly longer, however, that may have been coincidence.

Anyways, This is on a fresh install of windows, about a weeks old and made to try and stop thesse issues, and all drivers are up to date. This issue happened with COD4 online too but after reading some stuff, if you have a monitor plugged in that is not in use, removing it will fix issues, and it did.

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i7 950 @ 3.07GHz
ASUS P6X58D-E
12GB Corsair XMS3 1600MHz
Sapphire Radeon HD 6970 2GB
Corsair TX650W

Using 11.5 drivers on AMD.com for 6970 and all drivers for the board are installed off of the asus website.

Please help with these issues, as once this is done, my computer may be perfect for me.

PS. This never used to happen with my 5830 (I don't think) and I only got my 6970 a few weeks ago. This will most likely be the main cause of it.

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A:Windows Media Player 10 videos are choppy

probably a buffering problem. have seen the same thing on mine. after it is fully downloaded. i have no trouble viewing them at all. i do have a dial up connection. probably with DSL or Cable. they may be faster.

someone else have an idea?
 

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Windows media player is my default for playing videos but it has stopped showing visuals recently and sometime just hangs on black screen, i have tried to down load quick time but i get error messages about invaid location. i cant watch any videos of my pc....please help!

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hi all you good and knowledgable people can you help?,i use real player for downloading but when i change my default settings for windows media player to play back what iv'e downloaded it won't have it,because i downloaded with realplayer is this the reason why?,when i try w. m .p.it says the selected file has an extention not recognized by w.m.p.(.flv),then it says it may not recognize the codec that was used to compress the file i'm a little bit lost on all of it,can anybody help,many thanks in advance for any advice cheers L.W. ps i'm on windows vista basic 64 bit.

A:windows media player won't play videos.

Originally Posted by longthwaite


hi all you good and knowledgable people can you help?,i use real player for downloading but when i change my default settings for windows media player to play back what iv'e downloaded it won't have it,because i downloaded with realplayer is this the reason why?,when i try w. m .p.it says the selected file has an extention not recognized by w.m.p.(.flv),then it says it may not recognize the codec that was used to compress the file i'm a little bit lost on all of it,can anybody help,many thanks in advance for any advice cheers L.W. ps i'm on windows vista basic 64 bit.



Sounds like you need a codec for the video file to play.

Download a codec package or the individual codec needed to play the video.

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A:windows media player lag and i cant watch videos on the net

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A:Windows Media Player will not play videos

Try downloading the latest windows media player ehem crap..

http://www.microsoft.com/windows/windowsmedia/player/11/default.aspx

Or dont..
Get divx, or itunes, or anything but ehm.. microsoft..

starkiez
 

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You might not have WMP11 set to open up the said videos externally.

Do you have any other programs on your machine (to your knowledge) that are set to open those file extensions? (mpeg, avi, wmv)

If you don't think so, open up your CONTROL PANEL (ORB, CONTROL PANEL)

Open up SET DEFAULT PROGRAMS (if in classic mode; otherwise in normal mode, at the CONTROL PANEL HOME, click PROGRAMS and choose SET DEFAULT PROGRAMS)

If you have UAC on, you might be prompted.

Choose WINDOWS MEDIA PLAYER on the left panel and click CHOOSE DEFAULTS FOR THIS PROGRAM.

If that doesn't work, look into what your browser has set as the default program for opening said file extensions.

I hope i was able to help.

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You really shouldn't double post, it just confuses the issue. See my suggestions in your OTHER , properly posted, post.

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Im at a loss at the moment. I cannot figure out why my wmp will not play streaming videos online. I've updated to wmp 11 and still nothing. Before I updated it kept wanting to install a plugin called Windows Media Player 11 but would never go through with the plugin install. I then just went and downloaded WMP 11 and updates which removed the prompt to install WMP 11 as a plugin. However now any time I go to any site with streaming video or music it says "connecting to media" then the status reads "ready". It will try to connect to media then say "ready" every time I click play. Anyone have any idea how to fix this or why its happening?

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Can play mp3 audio with Windows Media Player.
Can play cd audio with Windows Media Player..

Receive this error message with Windows Media Player when trying to play DVD.: Windows Media Player cannot play DVD video. You might need to adjust your Windows display settings. Open display settings in Conrol Panel, and then try lowering your screen resolution and color quality settings.

Installed Windows Media Player 11. Still getting error message shown above.

Installed XLC media player, can now run DVD videos under XLC but cannot run DVD videos under Windows Media Player.

Screen resolution is set at 800 by 600.
Color quality is re-set at 16 bit from 32 bit.
Adapter Type: NVDIA GeForce 7050/NVIDIA nforce 510i
Bios Information: Version 5.73.32.09.16
Screen refresh rate. 60 Hz
Ran NVIDIA Stability Test: Ran but did not give results. Results screen immediately went back to NVIDIA start-up screen.
DPI Setting: 96 DPI

Thank you in advance for any help.
 

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Suggest you D/L VLC player. It 's a lot better than WMP.

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I don't know what to do I tried going to "help" at launch if the video doesn't play. That doesn't work.

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Hi everyone,

I seem to have a problem with Windows Media Player: whenever I want to play a WMV video, it just says that WMP "encountered a problem while playing the file".

System specifications: Windows XP Professional x64, Version 2003, SP2 built-in, Windows Media Player 11 built-in

Most resources I find on the internet for this are for Windows Vista or Windows 7, however I have found and unsuccessfully tried several possible solutions. I now hit a dead end and still can't play the videos.

I have:
- re-installed WMP11 from the Microsoft website,
- installed a codec pack,
- tried several registry fixes I found (I reverted them when they didn't work).

I'm told installing another version of WMP could work, but my system doesn't allow me to remove WMP (maybe because it was built-in on the installation CD I got with the laptop). And without that I can't install WMP9, because it says that a newer version is already installed. I found some Safe-mode removal method on the Web, but it didn't work for me (I did boot into Safe-mode, but the program that was supposed to be able to uninstall WMP and that this solution said I would have in some system folder wasn't there).

Any ideas will be appreciated. Please ask if additional info is needed.


Regards

A:Windows Media Player doesn't play WMV videos

HI adlkaslad,

Try another program such has VLC Media Player: VideoLAN - Official page for VLC media player, the Open Source video framework!

Hope everything works out for you.

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My OS is windows XP. I've been using windows media player 10.0 for some time. But now I am not able to play video clips (AWI or MPEG2). When I try to run the clip I get a message: Data Execution Prevention. To help protect your computer windows has closed this program. Windows explorer.

I don't uderstand why program explorer is mentioned. I've Microsoft Essential Security on. It's scan shows no virus. I've XP firewall on. Media Player works fine for playing music.

Do I need to remove and reinstall WMP? How do I do it? Do I turn DEP off? Is there a security issue with that?
 

A:Solved: Windows Media Player problem with videos

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Just recently I have been having problems viewing YouTube, Hulu and videos on other websites with either Firefox or IE, videos all appear zoomed way in, but the videos play fine using Chrome.

Plus now I noticed when trying to play wmv or avi through Windows Media Player the videos all appear to zoomed way in just like on-line videos where you can not view them too, but if I load the videos into another media player they work fine.

I have the latest version of flash installed on all browsers, have uninstalled them and reinstalled them thinking maybe this was the
problem, but still having problems.

Noticed sometimes the videos work fine and other times have problems with the videos being zoomed way out.
This is how the videos appear



I have no idea how to correct this problem.
If any one has any suggestions I would really appreciate the help

Thank you in advance,
Mark
HP Pavilion g6 series laptop
OS Version: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium, Service Pack 1, 64 bit
Processor: AMD A4-3320M APU with Radeon(tm) HD Graphics, AMD64 Family 18 Model 1 Stepping 0
Processor Count: 2
RAM: 5610 Mb
Graphics Card: AMD Radeon(TM) HD 6480G, 512 Mb
Hard Drives: C: Total - 689810 MB, Free - 584779 MB
Motherboard: Hewlett-Packard, 169B
Antivirus: Microsoft Security Essentials, Updated and Enabled

A:videos appear zoomed out in Firefox, IE 9 and Windows Media Player

Not sure how it is done in Firefox but in IE you can set not to auto resize images.

Go to Internet Options on the Advanced Tab. Scroll down until you see this:



Make sure that box is unchecked. I am not sure will correct for videos but it makes a world of difference for images.

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I've just installed Windows Media Player 9 on my XP Pro/SP1 machine.

Now what is happening is that all my video files, (wmv, avis, mpegs) although seem to be running fine, but the video shows for only a second and then the display goes blank. Only sound can be heard from them. It used to be fine with the older media player which was shipped with the OS.

Can anybody please help me out?

Thanks in advance.
 

A:Videos in Windows Media Player 9 dont display

Maybe this might be of some help for you http://www.microsoft.com/windows98/support/faq/SUPFAQMPlayer.asp
 

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WMP will not play rar and IMG videos. I have downloaded DivX codex so avi files run Ok. Any help would be appreciated.

PS. Downloaded GSpot but not sure how to use it. Sumter
 

A:Solved: windows media player will not play rar& img videos

Windows Media Player is not built to play .rars and .img, those are not audio or video files. Use 7-zp or Winrar to open the .rars. Use poweriso or daemon tool lite to open the .img. A good media player to use would be VLC media player.
 

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i tried to play a video on my windows media player that i wanted from the net, i got a problem when i did that i got this error measage,C00D1197 i tried to fix it by checking all the network streams in the WMP options>networking menu.. it didn't do anything , i just got google's web accelerator, i tried to turn it off to see if that might be the problem it isn't the problem, i also updated my codecs. Help

A:HELP! i can't play online videos on my Windows Media Player!!!!

Try a different browser.

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in fact i can t even oopen it!

each time i try and error message appears:

"gdiplus.dll is missing"

what can i do to fix the problem?

iv already tried downloading the software from the microsoft website but the same message came up.

iv also searched my pc for the gdipus.dll file and loads come up!

what can i do?
 

A:windows media player not playing media

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I am trying to play streaming videos, but the Windows Media player videos dont play.

It plays fine with all the other players (quicktime, realone and youtube) but when I try to play a video that uses Windows Media Player nothing happens.

I tryed downloading WMP 11 and still no luck.

Anyone got any ideas??

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Whenever i try watching a video with wmp my screen will black out for a second,(almost like changing the channel on a tv) it will do this continually until i stop the video. Sometimes it just restarts my computer and i get the following error code (Error code 1000007f, parameter1 00000008, parameter2 80042000, parameter3 00000000, parameter4 00000000.) This problem is severly annoying, ive tried re-installing windows media player, rolling it back to an older version, ive run multiple virus and spyware scans, im running out of ideas, please help!

My current media player is version 11.
here are my PC specs
Windows XP home
AMD athlon 2400+
512mb Ram
80gb hard drive
Nvidia Geforce FX 5200 grahics card
gigabyte motherboard

A:Computer Restarts While Watching Videos With Windows Media Player.

Hello actionbastard! and to Bleeping Computer.Have you tried reinstalling the driver for your Nvidia Geforce FX 5200 grahics card?

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Hello,

I get a BSoD when I want to watch a video on youtube or using windows media player. When watching videos, there appear pixels on my screen (see picture, on the right side), suddenly my screen freezes. Sometimes the video will be coloured green (see picture), other times I get a bsod immediatly. When the video turns green, the music still plays further and when I reload page, or press pause and click back start, a bsod follows...

I hope you could help me and thanks in advance!
lelijkte

A:bsod when watching videos on youtube/windows media player

Your outdated AMD display driver is the cause, please update it
http://www2.ati.com/drivers/mobile/1..._32-64_ccc.exe

Code:
2: kd> lmtnsm
start end module name
92183000 9218e000 Accelerometer Accelerometer.sys Wed Jul 08 22:40:00 2009 (4A54E800)
8b0bc000 8b104000 ACPI ACPI.sys Sat Nov 20 12:37:52 2010 (4CE788E0)
92175000 9217d000 Afc Afc.sys Wed Feb 23 10:58:55 2005 (421C29AF)
9047b000 904d5000 afd afd.sys Sat Nov 20 12:40:00 2010 (4CE78960)
92000000 92012000 AgileVpn AgileVpn.sys Tue Jul 14 03:55:00 2009 (4A5BC954)
8b2de000 8b2e7000 amdxata amdxata.sys Fri Mar 19 20:19:01 2010 (4BA3A3F5)
921a8000 921ada80 ArcSoftVCapture ArcSoftVCapture.sys Thu Dec 03 22:31:24 2009 (4B1803FC)
91402000 9152f000 athr athr.sys Mon Oct 05 20:31:48 2009 (4ACA1F74)
90d91000 90daf000 AtiHdmi AtiHdmi.sys Thu May 06 13:19:48 2010 (4BE289B4)
91816000 91db9000 atikmdag atikmdag.sys Thu Aug 05 12:07:06 2010 (4C5A712A)
90d14000 90d4d000 atikmpag atikmpag.sys Thu Aug 05 11:47:01 2010 (4C5A6C75)
99af0000 99b3d000 ATMFD ATMFD.DLL Sat Feb 19 08:34:53 2011 (4D5F486D)
8b163000 8b16e000 BATTC BATTC.SYS Tue Jul 14 03:19:15 2009 (4A5BC0F3)
8b7f5000 8b7fc000 Beep Beep.SYS Tue Jul 14 03:45:00 2009 (4A5BC6FC)
90cd3000 90ce1000 blbdrive blbdrive.sys Tue Jul 14 03:23:04 2009 (4A5BC1D8)
832ab000 832b3000 BOOTVID BOOTVID.dll Tue Jul 14 05:04:34 2009 (4A5BD9A2)
8f1aa000 8f1c3000 bowser bowser.sys Wed Feb ... Read more

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Windows Vista
Gateway computer

I like to download videos/trailers on the internet.

My default player is Microsoft Windows Media Player.

I would go to websites to watch videos. When I would click a link for the video (usually a WMV file), my Microsoft Windows Media Player would open up, then a few seconds after buffering, the video would start to play. While the video was playing, I could click to go forward, the video would pause (buffering), then play again. Basically, the video was streaming off of the internet.

I found a AVI file, but when I would play it, there was audio, but no video. So I downloaded an AVI player (GOM Media Player, http://download.cnet.com/GOM-Media-P...html?tag=mncol). I installed this new player to watch AVI videos. After I intalled the program, all of my WMV videos on my computer were using the new player. I clicked on a WMV file (from my computer) and made my Microsoft Windows Media Player be the default video player for WMV files and the GOM Media Player for my AVI files.

Then the problem started........

Now when I go to websites with links for streaming WMV files, the entire file downloads, then the media player opens up to play the video. I can't stream videos anymore.

Here is the website that I would go to to play/stream wmv files....... http://www.elderscrolls.com/downloads/media_movies.htm

I tried the help that came with the Microsoft Windows Media Player, but I couldn't figure it out. I wanted to uninstall the player ... Read more

A:Can't stream videos on my Microsoft Windows Media Player anymore.

hi and welcome you could try revo uninstaller to remove gom you could also try system restore to a point before you made the changes

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I've been having the same problem for about three months now,
and when i go to this website,
www.bgtelevizia.com
and try to watch live T.V. on the website, the windows media player window will pop up normally, but it will say "Connecting to Media" and then it will say "Ready" and have a play button, and when I click play, it still will to the same thing over and over again.
This website only runs with Mozilla Firefox. I've always been updating Mozilla and I have the latest version of Windows Media Player.
Pleaseeeee help me as soon as possible thanks!
 

A:Windows Media player, doesn't stream live videos! help asap please!

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Help....
I have some .wmv files that I would like to watch. (dirtbike riding stuffs)
I have watched these movies in the past but now all of a sudden I click on the files and Windows Media Player opens up like it's gonna play the clip but nothing ever happends. Nadda, Zero...nuth'n
This also applies for .wmv files off the internet.
(I've tested with many .wmv files and media player always opens up like it's gonna play but never does)

It has worked in the past.

I have Vista Business x64 sp1
I've tried to reinstall windows media player but I get a message telling me I already have the latest version instsalled: 11.0.6001.7000
I downloaded this, Windows Media Player Software Informer: Latest version download, news and info about this Microsoft Corporation program. Expand your horizons in the field of playing videos., which says it's version 11.0.6001.7000 but I still get the same error message.

I googled fix's and such but nothing I tried has helped out.
Tried reinstalling SP1, won't let me, says I have it installed already.

I'm not that great with Vista in regards to uninstalling media player (if that's possible) in order to reinstall it.
If someone can help me out here, I'd much appriaciate it.

Thank you.

A:Windows Media Player not playing?

2 slow u people R ....I installed VLC media player for now.

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I need some serious help here.

I had downloaded a video with .mkv extension from azureus. It was playing in both vlc and wmp10 but with jerky video.
So I decided to install a codec for playing mkv files.
I went to http://www.cccp-project.net/ and installed their codec pack. Then wmp10 stopped playing the mkv file!!!
Then I panicked and uninstalled the cccp codec pack. Now wmp10 plays no media file

Help!!!!!!!
Someone told me I have to restore my Directshow! Is it true? If so, how do I do this?
Help
 

A:Windows Media Player Not playing anything!

Download a more popular codec pack like K-Lite Codec Pack from here.
 

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