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Q: Problem with video streaming/playing

Please Help;

i have an Nvidia GeForce Fx 5200 video card operation on windows xp Pro, and when i try to play/ stream videos, the video quality is bad, and everything seems red-ish, but is still visible. Everywhere else the images are normal, while playing video games for example, and are not red-ish.

Thank You Very Much for Your input.

Preferred Solution: Problem with video streaming/playing

I recommend downloading and running DAP. It can help sort out any driver and firmware related issues on your system

It's worked out well for many of us in the past.

You can download it direct from this link http://downloaddap.org. (This link will open the download page of DAP so you can save a copy to your computer.)

A: Problem with video streaming/playing

Same thing here

I got a 6800, but i'm havin the same problem. My games n stuff still work, but all my movies have like a redish coating to it, and it all seems brighter. I tried multiple different file types, n if it's video, it's screwed up. I tried updatin the drivers, didnt work either. I'm at a loss, and it sux cause i got A LOT of movies... that's almost the only thing i use this beast for... movies n games. If anybody can help out here it'd be appreciated.

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There is this website I go to that has streaming video of certain video clips. Whenever I click the icon, internet explorer says that there is an internet connection problem. On my friends computer it works fine and WMP loads in the browser when he clicks on the video. When I say loads in the browser I mean windows player loads separately and then starts buffering the file.

What could be wrong?

I am using windows vista home. I know there is no way to uninstall WMP 11 since the program was integrated into the vista software. Using the system recovery option is not an option for me.

A:WMP 11 not playing streaming video

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i just recently upgraded to WMP 10 and whenever I try to play streaming video, WMP crashes and sometime the IE that contains inline videos also crashes.

I have Windows XP, updated with SP2 yesterday. I had no problems with streaming video until I downloaded WMP10. Also, I don't have problems playing video from my HD, it's only with streaming video.

Does anyone have any answers to this problem?! It's driving me crazy~!!

A:WMP 10 crashes when playing streaming video

Hi and welcome. Sometimes the newest version of things isn't always the best.

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Win7 Home, ZoneAlarm Extreme Security, Malwarebytes and 4g Ram.

Using Chrome with Win7, and when viewing video's via YouTube or BBC News both which use Adobe Flash Player.

The video either will not start, freeze after starting or the video can be seen running but with a black screen.

Adobe is fully up to-date and peppered version used, accelerator turned off, quality setting where possible set as low as possible.

If the video has HTML5, that plays ok.

If the same video's are pasted into IE, they play fine.

This problem has around for a month or so.

Any clues of how to rectify.


A:Solved: Streaming video's not playing

Un installed and Re installed Chrome and it appears to be OK, still have all my bookmarks and settings etc.

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I'm trying to view online videos via webpages such some movies or short videos that require streaming. I click on the movie/video and it plays but the color is all messed up with red, green, and white. I have no idea why it's doing this. My laptop views online movies fine.

My computer is:
Mobo-Intel D975XBX
CPU-Intel Core Duo 2 Extreme X6800
Vcard-ATi Radeon X1950 XTX 512mb
Memory-1G DDR2 667
HD-400G Seagate Baraccuda SATA

Please offer me some suggestions. Thanks, Ed

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On the blue screen I saw "atikmpag.sys" listed by couldn't get more info. SF Diagnostic Tool log zip file attached.

This is the first time this happened.

Thanks for any help you can provide.

A:BSOD playing streaming video

Hi mapache.

There is only one crash dump in the uploaded zip, and that is of 01/11/2013. So it may not contain adequate info that we need to debug the present issue.

But, as you said about "atikmpag.sys", it is the display driver, and your employed drive is extremely old.

Display Devices
Card name: AMD Radeon HD 6570
Manufacturer: Advanced Micro Devices, Inc.
Chip type: ATI display adapter (0x6759)
Driver File Version: 8.17.0010.1103 (English)
Driver Version: 8.911.0.0
DDI Version: 11
Driver Date/Size: 10/25/2011 19:04:28, 892416 bytes
Update your ATI/AMD display driver to the latest WHQL.
You can get it from the link in our forum, Latest AMD Catalyst Video Driver for Windows 7, or you may go to AMD Graphics Driver and Software and opt for Automatically Detect and Install the appropriate driver for your card.

During installation, you may opt for advanced installation, and install the display driver only, not the Catalyst Control Center.

Let us know the results.

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Many people seem to be having this issue and i've yet to find a solution.
700w coolmax psu
460 gtx se
soundblaster audigy 2 zs
pentium d 3.6 (dual-core)
2x1gig pc2-6400u ram sticks
biostar tp45e mobo
wesdigi 1.5 tb digital caviar green 64mb/cache
dont have a computer "case", its kinda like a stand, shits mounted and everything, gets great airflow

I'm now using Windows 7 Pro 64
Upgraded From WinXPPro64, freeze with both

Though I have got a couple blue screens, freezing seems to be a lot more common. One of the blue screens said something along the lines of PFN_LIST_CORRUPT.

I have 4 sticks of the same ram, can only use 2 at a time with this motherboard, tried swapping 2 for the other 2- still freeze. I've ran memtest86 no prob

Processor never exceeds 41c, usually is 25-35c. (This info is from booting up after a freeze)

switched to onboard sound after unplugging soundblaster

tried a different video card
switched sata connector slot


drivers dealt with etc...

windows up to date

one question; should I unplug the video card before installing drivers? i normally don't, but i've ran out of ideas.


A:Freeze while playing WoW/COD4/Streaming video

0x4E: PFN_LIST_CORRUPT is probably the single strongest error code that indicates corrupted memory. How long did you run memtest? The rule is a minimum of 7 Passes and the more the better.

Also, find the voltage specs of your RAM and compare it to the voltage setting in your BIOS. Do they match? How about the memory timings?

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Display driver locks up with strange (static) audio feedback and takes the system with it

This problem has seemed to crop up 4 days ago so I took some steps based on other forum posts:

Removed Norton antivius (first step)
Removed Chrome (first step)
Removed Skype (first step)
Removed Display Drivers replaced with driver off windows update (second step)
Replaced above driver with 306.23 WHQL (Third step)

Still having issues with display driver lockup leading to DPC blue screen about 80% of the time

Any help someone can render me would be much appreciated

A:DCP_Watchdog_Violation when streaming video and playing AAA Titles

It appears to be an issue with the NVidia drivers and specific video chipsets, but as to what it's hard to say (their Win8 drivers have been pretty unstable since the beginning). There's a new driver up on Windows Update that I installed today on my own machines, and the stability has returned, so you might want to consider going to NVidia's site directly, or attempting to install driver updates from WU.

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If i try to play a streaming video from any kind of site it will freeze my internet browser and i will have to restart the browser. Anyone know whats wrong?

P.S Ive tried different browsers and same thing happens.

Also, sorry if this is the wrong section couldn't really find out where to put it.

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Hi, everyone. Just when I thought my BSOD issues from last year were solved, they've seemed to pop up again. This time, I'm mainly experiencing issues with "IRQL_NOT_LESS_OR_EQUAL" and ntoskrnl.exe. I'm hoping that it's a software error like a driver rather than a hardware one. These BSODs mainly occur after a lengthy amount of time streaming videos and playing computer games.

I'll be sure to stress test my CPU, RAM, and GPU soon. For now, attached are my SF Diagnostic files. Thank you in advance.

A:BSOD After Video Streaming and Playing Games

Normally with these dumps I would say a system driver is using wrong pointers but because it's so consistent I think otherwise.

BugCheck A, {3, 2, 0, fffff800032d7785}
Given that the address being referenced was 3 it's pretty clear that it's invalid memory, I believe the first accessible address which is used for user mode at boot is 0x10000 although I might be slightly off with that one.

Again another IP misalignment...

BugCheck D1, {1, 2, 0, fffff88001887e85}
Again an invalid memory address was referenced.

BugCheck 9C, {0, fffff88002f6db70, 0, 0}

2: kd> !mca fffff88002f6db70
Machine Check feature not present
CP F/M/S Manufacturer MHz PRCB Signature MSR 8B Signature Features
2 6,58,9 GenuineIntel 3400 0000001200000000 21193ffe
On X64 systems to use the !mca command I believe I need to acquire private HAL symbols which I'm struggling to find at this moment in time if they're available to the public.

A machine check exception from my experience is quite rare as it's not common for one to be called if its bad RAM.
Nevertheless I think its best we test RAM first.

Download it here:

Memtest86+ - Advanced Memory Diagnostic Tool

Which one should I download?

You have two options to choose from, you can either download the ISO version then burn it do a CD and boot it from there.
The other option is downloading the auto installer for USB st... Read more

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I'm running XP SP3 Home Edition. Whenever I watch streaming video, on YouTube, newscasts, TV shows, etc. the computer reboots without warning, sometimes right when I start the video, sometimes a number of minutes in.

I've checked the temp in the BIOS and the CPU doesn't seem to be overheating. I've also disabled "automatic restart on system failure", but that has not prevented the reboots. I can't find anything in the Event Log that relates to this.

I've wondered if my video card maybe cannot handle newer video? It's not on-board, but a PCI card: RADEON 7000 from ATI Technologies, Inc. This card has VGA and DVI, but my monitor only has VGA, so that's what I'm using. I updated the driver to the latest available from ATI (this helped for a bit, but then the reboots happened again). The driver date is 5/3/2006, which is probably the last driver they will ever put out for that particular card.

Any help would be appreciated. I just want to be able to view video!

A:computer reboots while playing streaming video

There is a newer one:


Nov 2006. Try that and also uninstall flash player and download the latest one.

Let us know if that works

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Hi everyone,

A few days ago my computer started freezing whenever I watched video with any media player or online. The video will play from anywhere between 30 seconds and a few minutes. I'm getting no error codes, no BSOD, no screen tear or blocks, the video and audio just freeze and I get no keyboard or mouse response so I have to restart the computer. I get no problems just being online or using word processors, seems only problem is when I play video or play games.

I've had issues with my graphics card before so I'm guessing that's the problem again, but I'm not sure so that's why I'm here.

My computer specs are:

Intel i5 2500k Sandy Bridge
ASrock P67 Pro3
8GB G.Skill Ripjaw
ASUS nVidia GTX 560Ti
650W PSU

I just ran FurMark stability test on fullscreen and I was averaging 100fps and 75C for 60k frames with no problems. Don't know if that helps at all.

If you need more info I'll do what I can to get it for you. Thanks for taking any time to help me out.

A:Computer freezes when playing video with WMP/VLC/online streaming

Just to clarify my computer specs, copied from an older thread, everything is the same still. I mistakenly thought I had a 650W PSU.

? OS - Windows 7
? 64 bit
? What was original installed OS on system? Windows 7
? Is the OS an OEM version (came pre-installed on system) or full retail version (YOU purchased it from retailer)? I downloaded the OS, mounted it and booted from CD.
? Age of system (hardware)? 10 months
? Age of OS installation? 10 months

? CPU - Intel Core i5-2500K Sandy Bridge 3.3GHz

? Video Card - ASUS ENGTX560 TI DCII/2DI/1GD5 GeForce GTX 560 Ti (Fermi) 1GB 256-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 2.0 x16 HDCP Ready SLI Support Video Card

? MotherBoard - ASRock P67 PRO3 (B3) LGA 1155 Intel P67 SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX Intel Motherboard

? Power Supply - Antec EarthWatts EA-500D Green 500W ATX12V v2.3 / EPS12V 80 PLUS BRONZE Certified Active PFC Power Supply

? System Manufacturer - Myself.

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CPU: Intel i7 2600k @3.4
GPU: Asus ENGTX 570
RAM: 8 Gb Corsair Vengeance
Mobo: Asus P8p67 Deluxe

The computer freezes completely and any audio being played stutters. This lasts only for about a second or two and then the computer resumes normal function. This only happens 1 time every few minutes and more frequently while gaming, so Im assuming its a graphics card issue.

I have noticed this problem happening while streaming videos on Netflix, and while playing games. Originally I thought it was a hard drive problem because I have heard the Marvell SATA controller has had issues. But that isnt the problem.

All of my drivers are up to date and there hasnt been a BSOD or any error message. I also updated the BIOS to the latest version.

A:Computer Stutters While Playing/Streaming Video or Gaming

Try this:

Go to Start and type in "Event Viewer" (without the quotations).
Expand the Custom Views Tab and select "Administrative Events".
Find any errors related to your display and post them back.

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In the last couple weeks, I have experienced the 0x00000124 bsod when streaming games and playing video games (fifa 14/skyrim/planetside 2). The Video card (twin frozr radeon hd 7850) is the newest component, and around a month or so ago I did reformat and install windows 7 ultimate in order to get it onto my larger drive I switched in from an external disk. The issue seems to occur after a bit of time, and sometimes I can get 3-5 soccer streams at a time without an issue until a bsod occurs, or after up to an hour on fifa 14.

attached is the log from the diagnostic tool. any help would be much appreciated. I'd love to not crash with a minute left in the MLS cup again.

A:BSOD playing Fifa 14, streaming video (bccode 124)

Hi siskoeva.

A stop 0x124 is usually a hardware error.

Daemon Tools, Alcohol 120% and Power Archiver Pro uses SCSI Pass Through Direct (SPTD), which is a well known BSOD causer. Uninstall Daemon Tools at first. Then download SPTD standalone installer from Disk-Tools.com, and execute the downloaded file as guided below :
Double click to open it.
Click this button only:

If it is grayed out, as in the picture, there is no more SPTD in your system, and you just close the window.
Are you overclocking?

Processor Manufacturer AMD
Processor ID 430f1000fffb8b17
Processor Version AMD Phenom(tm) II X4 970 Processor
Processor Voltage 8fh - 1.5V
External Clock 200MHz
Max Speed 3500MHz
Current Speed 3792MHz
As you are getting BSODs, you should stop overclocking and run all the hardware components like CPU, GPU and RAM to their default settings. Also set the BIOS to default, too.
How To Clear CMOS (Reset BIOS)

Check if the Power Supply Unit (PSU) supplying adequate power to the computer or not.
eXtreme Power Supply Calculator
Also let us know the wattage of your PSU.

Is the computer hot? Report us the heat of the computer after a couple of hours of your normal usage. Upload a screenshot of the summery tab of Speccy.
Do it twice. One after 30 minutes of normal usage, and one after a couple of hours of normal usage.

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When I try to stream a video on a site which has an integrated WMP such as www.gamespot.com my browser crashes. This happens with both Mozilla Firefox and Internet Explorer. If I type the url of the video directly into WMP without the browser it plays fine. Browser integrated QuickTime videos work fine. Does anyone know what the problem could be?
Thanks in advance.

A:Internet Browser Crashes When Playing Streaming Video

Please help!

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Videos Pause Anywhere! Internet and on Computer, Streaming and Playing in Video Players..Anywhere!! HELP!!!!

No matter where I play videos they pause or freeze or go very slow..I can hear the audio but the video freezes like when it needs buffereing.

Usually in Youtube if it does that I will pause it and wait for it to load and then play it and everything goes smoothly.One day I realized that pausing and waiting wasn't working anymore. It continues to freeze and be pausey. I decided it's my video streaming and internet.

Then I tried to play a video file in Sony Vegas' Trimmer (Which usually plays everything fine) and it was still doing it. I tried Media Player Classic and the same thing. When I play videos in Windows Media Player it's just black with sound. I'm so lost..I searched everywhere and everyone's problems almot seems like mine but it was always something different so I can't use their solution.

Everytime I restart the computer the problem goes away..Then it comes back later...This is turning into an everyday thing..I'm very frustrated.

Does anyone know what this specific problem may be?

Or did anyone experience this before?

How can internet videos and video files both be a problem?
Sounds like a Display problem but I'm not sure about that at all.

Can you help?

It's like a horror movie for me. I edit videos all day. I need video playback.

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A:Videos Pause Anywhere! Streaming and Playing in Video Player on Computer..Help!!

replace the cmos battery

what are you running
video card brand and model
power supply

check the listings in the bios for 12v line voltages and temperatures and post them

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ok 2 part problems.....
1) My computer will not load and play WMV files...itll play .rm, quicktime, youtube vids, but not wmv files. So if i go to www.break.com and one of the videos is a wmv it wont play...WHY!!!??

2) i have a Canon zr30mc digital video camcorder, and im trying to get the videon onto my computer. it is hooked up through the DV in/out, and opens with Nero Vision. everything it begins to record the video to the hard drive or to a CD, nero messed up and crashes...what can i do?

thanks everyone

A:2 Problems...playing Wmv Streaming Videos, Capturing Video From A Dv Camcorder To The Comp

I can't address the second one -- you might want to query Nero support -- and give an exact description of the "crash" -- if there is an error message you need to report it fully.On the first, right click on a downloaded .wmv file and select "properties".What media player is it currently associated to open with? Typically this would be Windows Media Player by default.But you can try others -- such as Real Player if you have it -- or download Videolan which plays just about anything:http://www.videolan.org/You can change the default player association through the file properties "change" dialog -- which I think works best if you have VistaBy the way I had a similar problem in Windows Vista trying to play .avi files online in Internet Explorer. Changing the association -- through the individual file properties -- back and forth resolved it.

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Whenever I play streaming video or audio my PC will crash with a BSOD. The error shown is "Driver IRQL Not Less Than Or Equal". Looking at the reports, it references ndis.sys as being the possible culprit.

From what I understand, this has to do with the driver for my network card (Realtek PCIe GBE Family Controller) which I have updated, but I continue to get the BSOD and error message. I have also updated my Video Card and Audio drivers but the BSOD is persistent!

I have attached diagnostic files as well as posted the debugging info and system info below. Thanks for your help!

Here are the details of my system:

Windows Vista Home Premium SP2 64 bit 6.00GB RAM
Original installation OEM
Age of system and OS approx. 3 years
CPU: HP E5300 Dual Core @2.6GHZ Model: p6110f
Display Adapter: Intel G31/G33 Express Chipset Family
Unknown Brand and Wattage of Power Supply

Motherboard: IPIBL-LB Benicia
o Manufacturer: Asus
o Form factor: microATX - 24.4 cm (9.6 inches) x 24.4 cm (9.6 inches)

Chipset:o Northbridge chipset: Intel G33 Express
o Southbridge chipset: Intel ICH9R

Memory sockets: 4 x DDR2
Front side bus speeds: 1333/1066/800 MHz
Processor socket: 775
Expansion Slots:
o 1 PCI x16 slot for graphics card
o 2 PCI x1 slots
o 1 PCI slot

Debugging Info:
Microsoft (R) Windows Debugger Version 6.2.9200.16384 AMD64
Copyright (c) Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved.
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A:BSOD Driver IRQL Not Less Than Or Equal when playing streaming video or audio

OK--I re-attached the Zip File--hopefully this works better. My apologies for the previous attachment.

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Whenever I play streaming video or audio my PC will crash with a BSOD. The error shown is "Driver IRQL Not Less Than Or Equal". Looking at the reports, it references ndis.sys as being the possible culprit.

From what I understand, this has to do with the driver for my network card which I have updated, but I continue to get the BSOD and error message.

Here are the details of my system:

Vista Home Premium SP2
HP E5300 Dual Core CPU @2.6GHZ p6110f
6.00 GB RAM
64 bit operating system
I have updated my graphics, audio, chipset and network drivers, yet I still have this problem.
Here is the detailed BugCheck/Dumpfile. Thanks so much for your help!

Microsoft (R) Windows Debugger Version 6.2.9200.16384 AMD64
Copyright (c) Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved.
Loading Dump File [C:\Windows\Minidump\Mini011613-02.dmp]
Mini Kernel Dump File: Only registers and stack trace are available

Symbol search path is: srv*C:\Windows\Symbols*http://msdl.microsoft.com/download/symbols
Executable search path is:
Windows Server 2008/Windows Vista Kernel Version 6002 (Service Pack 2) MP (2 procs) Free x64
Product: WinNt, suite: TerminalServer SingleUserTS Personal
Built by: 6002.18327.amd64fre.vistasp2_gdr.101014-0432
Machine Name:
Kernel base = 0xfffff800`01e57000 PsLoadedModuleList = 0xfffff800`0201bdd0
Debug session time: Wed Jan 16 13:18:08.284 2013 (UTC - 8:00)
System Uptime: 0 days 3:13:31.661
Loading Kernel Symbols
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A:BSOD Driver IRQL NOT LESS THAN OR EQUAL when playing streaming audio or video

Hello Amateurway,

You will no doubt receive a faster response if you post in BSOD, App Crashes And Hangs Forum.

Before posting, please read the Blue Screen of Death (BSOD) Posting Instructions - Windows 8, Windows 7 & Vista sticky. After data collection, attach the zip file to your post.

Good luck.

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I recently installed Windows Service Pack 2, actually three times after reinstating my computer software to the original state by erasing and reinstalling the full software install CD on my computer's hard drive for Window XP Home. I have no problems playing games with my new FX 5200 Ultra video card by BFG, but I am at random times getting the annoying green screen that blanks out my videos I am streaming or playing(happens when I am streaming more often). Then after that happens usually, the computer reboots or shuts off. I never had this happen before. My computer's memory tests ok so why can I play games with this never happening but when I am streaming or watching video through Windows Media Player, etc do I get the "green screen blankout" and then often the shutdown of my computer? I have 512 MB of system memory and 128 MB of video memory! I use System Mechanic and it shows I have at least half of my memory even during playback so what is the problem here? I can attach my system computer file of my information if you like in an e-mail if it will help. AND YES I HAVE THE DIVX CODECS. I thought about that to and uninstalled and reinstalled them with the same random problems. PLEASE HELP ME. This is really annoying.

A:video playback and streaming. Video card problem or software?

Well, it seems u dont have a hardware problem. this problem occurs only when u r watching videos. so i guess its the media player. take my suggestion, stop using it. Download this pack: KLite Codec Pack. I think the latest version is 3.2. Its got all the codecs u need to play compressed videos, and dvds. Its also got an advanced media player which can play any video u open it with like wmv, dat, mpg, rm, mov, avi, divx..... of course, the codecs for these formats r included in the pack.

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Real Player is version 10.5,
Windows Media Player is version 10,
Windows XP.

when I click a online streaming radio link, for example, mms://media.lewisnews.com/TVNEWSLies . Real Player pops out and tries to play it, but Windows Media Player throws an error:

Windows Media Player cannot play the file because the specified protocol is not supported. In the Open URL dialog, try opening the file using a different transport protocol (for example, "http:" or "rtsp:").

The error code is C00D11BB, according to MS Windows solution, Tools > Options > Network, and tick all Streaming Protocols (UDP, TCP, HTTP) can solve the problem. But, it din't work at all~

I have tried reinstall Real Player and also reinstall Windows Media Player (but, Windows Media Player doesn't allow me to uninstall it), it throws the same error again.

Can someone give some advices?

Thank you very much~

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I have windows 7 ultamite, the latest version of firefox , and divx web player version as reccomended by ninjavideo (where i watch videos most of the time). I had everything working perfectly even after i upgraded to windows 7. but a few weeks ago everything stopped working, when i go to play the video the "connecting..." screen comes up but the video never plays. i have the latest verson of java, and always have the applet online of course. i've reinstalled everything and still no luck. even after reinstalling the divx player, the post-installation video never plays, it just stays on the "connecting...." screen. i'm stuck and would greatly appreciate any help thank you.

A:[SOLVED] Problem playing streaming divx videos with firefox and windows 7 please help

Hello and Welcome to TSF!!!

The only option that comes to my mind is to try with another browser???
Or you did already try that???

Are you able to watch other videos via Firefox???

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OS: Windows XP
Video: Intel on-board
Ram: 1gb

I've got a PC having video problems streaming but only with these sites that stream live football games and sports events. It runs fine with youtube etc. No problems with movies or anything like that. All the basic stuff checked like updated video drivers, disk space, flash etc. Also tried disabling hardware accelerator. The sound works fine but the video runs in slow motion. My thinking is the on-board card or lack of memory but the fact it runs other site such as youtube I'm doubting this. BB speed is excellent so this is not the problem. Any ideas?

A:Video streaming problem.

Look to the web pages FAQ's and see what the minimum requirements are. You may need a video card with separate video memory to play this site. Also when streaming, stop the video from automatically starting, and let it buffer for a few minutes (there may be a grey progress bar ahead of the actual playing progress bar)
Be sure to update Java and Shockwave.

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I'm having a problem playing any kind of imbedded streaming video. I first tried to watch a streaming broadcast, and the site told me I needed to download Media Player, which I already had. However, I thought I might need an update, so I downloaded the newest version (9) and it still didn't help. As you know, this version cannot be uninstalled, so now I'm stuck with it. I think there may be a conflict between Media Player and Real Player, but I'm not sure. Can anyone please help with this???

A:Streaming Video Problem

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Hi there :)

I'm running into an odd problem. It started a couple days ago for reasons unknown. If I try to play an embedded video, such as this, the video will begin to play in media player as normal, but a download progress window will also open. This didn't use to happen, but here's the really weird part- if I cancel the download progress window, everything is fine; if I let it go the video will either restart, or stop playing all together along with an error message stating that the file cannot be found.

I tried clearing my TIFs, relocating my TIF folder, checked and rechecked every setting I can see, and everything looks fine. It's kind of baffling =[

Any ideas?

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hi, need help..

i'm experiencing a major problem with video streaming or watching videos from sites such as yahoo, nba for morethan a week already; but has no problem watching videos from youtube, metacafe, & the likes or flash videos.

everytime i click a link to a video it doesn't load, and it will stay 1 or 0% all the time. clicking play does nothing. it's just stuck at 0 or 1%, play state is always stuck at "ready". whatever browser i use the result is still the same.

from what i know, nba & yahoo (like featured videos, news) either use Quicktime or Windows Media Player to load & play videos. my prob is it suddenly stopped playing videos for no reason. my media player is upto date, quicktime, realplayer & other codecs are upto date. just wondering why i can't view a video from those sites? does anybody know a solution? anything i need to do?
my OS is XP pro, connection speed is ranging from 700+ to 900+ kbps (dsl connection).
i use IE 6 & Firefox 1.5

A:Video Streaming Problem

There could be a number of issues at hand over here. First of all you have an older version of Firefox. The latest one is 2.0.1 which you can here. Can you post an example of a video you can't see.

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I am trying to stream video from music.yahoo.com and other sites with embedded video. Media Player just locks up or says "Buffering" or "Connecting" forever. It works fine on any other computer in my house just not mine. I am using media player 10, I also tried installing 9 and had the exact same problem. I don't know if it is a Codec problem or what. I can't figure it out. It has nothing to do with my firewall since the other computers that work fine are on the same firewall. Even reformatting does nothing! Is there a substitute for Media Player that I can use? If I download the file first then play it, then it works fine, I just can't stream direct.

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ok, so far i've only noticed this to happen with .asf files, and i have no idea why it's happening. when i open the .asf files, windows media player pops up and then starts buffering, which is normal. but then after it buffers some, it will start to play the files but i can only hear it. there is no video whatsoever; just a black screen. i've tried downloading codec packages, opening it with other players, upgrading my windows media player, and some other stuff. i think my player just can't recognize that file format for some reason because i have streamed other VoD files before that had the extension .asx i think it was. if anyone has had this happen and knows wtf is going on, or if anyone just has any ideas that might help, plz help.

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Hello everyone,

I've got a problem with trying to watch streaming videos, they run for a couple of seconds and then stop as they try to buffer.

The thing is, everything was running fine up until a couple of days ago and then this buffering problem happened. I recently did a fresh install of everything, running XP with service pack 3 and the newest version of Firefox. I'm pretty sure my flash player is also up to date. Is anybody else having this problem? Thanks in advance for your help.

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Is this just on Youtube? Try a different viral video site like Daily Motion.


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I'm running Win XP Home with SP2, fully up-to-date, with WMP 10. I had no prior problems with streaming videos. However, I recently installed Nero, after which I find that streaming to WMP 10 no longer works. Instead, the files have to be downloaded first. I've checked the file associations in WMP 10 and Win XP, and ensured that .wmv and .wma files are to be opened with WMP, but that doesn't help.

Shall I try re-installing WMP 10? Or is there some setting in WMP that was overwritten by Nero?

Thx for any advice.

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some people have rolled back to an earlier version
also uninstall and reinstall nero

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I've been having the same problem for a while now. When I try to watch a video online, I can only load a small portion of it at a time. The progress bar will only move part of the way (usually only a minute or two out of a 30 minute video) and then completely stop. I've tried waiting for several hours to see if it's just slow, but it just stops.

It's not a matter of a slow connection--mine is very fast.
This happens both in IE and Firefox. I have cleared my cache and reinstalled Flash Player, but that didn't help either.

Any ideas???

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can any1 help with this wont play mpeg files it just plays the sound within media player divx and power dvd.
they did play and now they dont ,plays avi no problem
help sort this
Thanx Andy

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This is probably something very trivial but whenever i am streaming video on a website such as youtube on ma laptop it works perfectly however when i attempt to change the video to full screen mode the screen goes black,and if i hit escape it returns to normal and the video is still playing,any suggestions would be much appreciated.

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I am having issues with streaming video from my PC to my TV by means of an HDMI cord. It used to be very simple: I would plug in the HDMI cord to both the PC and TV, change the settings on the T.V. to "HDMI", and on the PC press the "windows key + P" to change the settings to "duplicate" or "extend". I tried clearing everything up with my Norton services, but I can't find any issues.
Now the streaming won't work and I am not sure why. If I create another account on the computer it sometimes works but after enough times of streaming video, that stops working as well. The last time I tried the visual part worked, however I couldn't transfer the sound to the T.V. even when I tried adjusting all the settings. Anyone have any ideas?


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I guess no one has encountered this before?

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Running Win7 Pro SP1, Chrome ver 63.0.3239.132

When I go to CBSnews.com the page loads just fine. At the top of the page there is a black bar with a choice entitled CBSN which is their streaming video site. Most of the time clicking on that works. Every once in a while I get a screen that says:

"This page isn't working. www.cbsnews.com redirected you too many times. Try clearing your cookies."

I clear my cookies and it doesn't help. I can't get the page to work. I've tried rebooting and that doesn't help. I keep fiddling around and finally it will work.

Does any one have any ideas as t what is happening and how to correct the problem when it happens? I hope I'm making my self clear.

Thanks, Henry

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I just went to the website you mentioned and I don't get any errors at all. I am using the same features as you have. I think that it may be your internet causing this problems.

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It happens for the speedy joe video player on drama video website. & daily motion and wat videos are not loading. Youtube works fine, so anyone knows what is the issue for this?Edit: Moved topic from XP to the more appropriate forum. ~ Animal

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Sppedy Joe is the nickname for what is called the JW Player and is offered by Longtail Video. The link is below. You might want to check out their help forum as your problem may be one of compatibility.


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Ok everyone this is my first time i hope someone can help me THIS is the problem when i go to fox. com to look at tv programs like house i can only see it in the little screen when i try to look in full screen mode the sound is ther but the video is in slid screen mode now when i look at my proceesing its at like 87% memory in running how do i fix this and why is so much memory taken up with 64% processing appire 5100 acer 64x2

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what kind of video card are you running?

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I have a Dell SC600 tower computer, several years old. It has a P4 with 2.66 GB speed. I have 2 GB ram, 7200 rpm hard drives and an Internet Connection that varies between 2 and 5 MB. I'm guaranteed 2 MB...but most of the time if I check it, it's a lot faster.

This particular problem has started since I installed Windows 7...I never had it in XP. When I installed Windows 7, I didn't have the problem, it seem to have started recently. It could have started when I replaced RC with the Release version.

When I try to play a Video...regardless of the source, it plays for a few seconds, then stops, then plays for a few seconds, then stops, and never just plays. The Video buffer never fills up...it just stays at the current location. \

I don't mind waiting till the buffer reaches 100% and then start playing the video...but no matter how long I wait, the buffer indicator doesn't move.

Any ideas?

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I recently did an upgrade on my laptop, just so I can have a clean version of Windows 7 ad start from scratch as the system was feeling a bit clunky. I m planning on doing a clean install and formatting soon (maybe tomorrow), but for now I currently have a problem.

So before the upgrade, I had no problem playing YouTube videos, or any other videos on streaming sites using both Mozilla and Chrome. I could watch videos on wither piece of software at 720p without any problems with lag and stuttering. After this upgrade, nothing seems to work. When I try to watch YouTube videos, even on 360p I will get major slowdown on the video itself and when using the laptop. Thos only occurs when the videos is playing, and when stopped it goes away. I have looked at task manager to see the CPU usage and when playing videos the usage of it is in the high 80s and lower 90s percentages.

The current actions I have taken are these:
I have disabled hardware acceleration in both Adobe Flash Player and Mozilla.
Removed enhancements on audio in case it was audiodg tampering with it (had this problem before)
I have disabled all of the add-ons I have present in the browser, including Adobe Flash Player
When I did this, the Mozilla's own container was still giving me high CPU usage
I have tried booting with just Microsoft applications and drivers running and still get the high usage
I am currently doing the following:
Running a MalwareBytes scan
Running a MSE scan
Uninstalling Adobe... Read more

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Have you installed/updated ALL of the system and hardware drivers? You should be using the drivers from the manufacturers website, not the default drivers installed by Windows.

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The problem i am facing is ,when i play a video the  streaming stops and the whole system will hang and it needs restart,But the same video streams well when I use earphones or audio jack.I am fed up with this problem,can u please provide me a solution how to resolve this problem.

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Hi @AKKIP, Welcome to the HP Forums! I read your post and wanted to reach out to help you! In your post, you had said that currently your HP Pavilion 14-b003tx Ultrabook is having sound issues.  You could try: 1. Right click the Speaker icon in the bottom right corner by your time.2. Click Playback Devices.3. Click Speakers.4. Click properties.5. Click the advanced tab on the Properties window.6. Change the Default Format drop-down to the highest quality.7. Apply the properties.8. Click OK to close the properties window. Restart the Notebook and test the sound. Here is a link to help troubleshoot the sound. Please let me know how this goes. To simply say thanks, click the Thumbs up below!  Thanks. 

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I just set up a brand new computer that is having problems across all browsers streaming video from sites like YouTube or Facebook. The video appears to be in slow motion/stuttering.

The PC is a Dell Precision 3620, intel (quad core 3.2 GHz, 3.6 Ghz Turbo, 6MB, w/ HD Graphics 530); 16 GB RAM; integrated graphics card. Windows 7 Professional.

Here is what I've already tried:

*I disabled Hardware Graphic Accelerator on all browsers.
*I made sure Adobe flash is up to date.
*I cleared internet history.
*I made sure windows is totally up to date.
*A different computer at the same location (network drop) did not have trouble streaming videos. Other computers on the same network are not having trouble streaming video.
*I checked memory usage and performance when the videos are stuttering and nothing appears to be taking up an exorbitant amount of resources.
* I checked to see if there was an update for the graphics driver (there wasn't)

I rebooted the computer and for a little while, videos streamed ok, but after a few hours, the user reported that videos were once again stuttering/ appear to be playing in slow motion.

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I have had a problem for some time now with WMP9 and streaming video. the problem is with all formats EXCEPT .asf and .wmv. those two work fine, all others crash WMP9 with an "unknown error". After this had happened a few times I decided to send an error report on it to see if it might find a fix. It came up witth an article that said I needed to update my copy of MPEG Encoder. I do not have that application(yes it was refering to an application, had a link for me to dl it)
I did at one time attempt to install Adobe Premiere but it did not install correctly and I uninstalled it. it included a version of MPEG Encoder in it, so gave that app a shot, it did not fix the problem.

I can play all media formats if they are on my machine. I can also stream these files using Quicktime or RealOne(but I don't like those apps)
The problem also seems to occur in K++(Kazaa) If I try to preview any video types other than wmv or asf, I get the same error as when streaming.

As I said, this has been going on for a while now, I've looked around, asked around and searched old threads here. I can come up with nothing and no one seems to want to help me other than suggesting a format. I do not subscribe to the theory that a format is a fix for anything, so that is not an option. I need to fix this, it has gone from being a slight annoyance, to being a huge headache.

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Adobe Premiere is known not to uninstall the codecs it has installed and I personally have had problems with this. IIRC all i had to do was to delete the offending files from windows system folder.. I'm sure you can find the exact instructions how to do this if you search the web (that's how i got them).

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This is a Windows 7 machine, Pentium 4, 2.667 GHz. I have 2 GB Ram. I got hooked on You-Tube and the old Star Trek series

It worked great for a couple of episodes, then suddenly it would only play for a couple seconds, then a few seconds of loading, then play a few seconds, etc.

It's doing it in nearly every video application.

I have a 5 mb internet connection. When I had the 1 mb connection it worked fine.

I've tried running in full performance mode with none of the Win 7 graphics enhancements, that doesn't help. I'm not sure what else to change.


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Long story short: Whenever I try to view streaming WMV video in my Windows Media Player 10, all I get is the audio. The picture is just black. All local files work though, and my roommate (on college network) CAN view the files that I cannot, so I don't think it's a network thing.

Two videos I cannot see:

Any idea what my problem might be?

A:Solved: WMP Streaming video problem

Are you on a laptop by chance?

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Every time I get on NBA.com I try to access the streaming video, but all it shows me is a gray screen. I have upgraded to IE 11, I have Windows XP, 2 GB of RAM. Intel Pentium M processor 2.00GHZ. Other sites such as ESPN.com works, but the NBA.com and MLB.com websites are having problems. ANy suggestions as to how to fix this? Thanks.

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Do you have the Adobe Flash Player installed? What about the latest version of Java Runtime Environment 6 update 14?

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When watching netflix or some other streaming service on my g710, the monitor goes blank for a few seconds if i should move the pointer with the touchpad, like if i need to pause the video. Could this be a wireless thing or a video thing ? the laptop has a 4th gen i5 and 16gb ram running windows 10. I tried installing the latest video driver from intel but lenovo blocks it for some reason.

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