Cannot play streaminf radio

  dougle00 08:10 08 Dec 2007

Hi I cannot seem to be able to play any streaming radio from any station in the world.

I keep getting this cannot recognise file format when media player loads.

Anyone got any ideas?


  dougle00 08:23 08 Dec 2007

I also get this message sometimes:

Windows Media Player cannot play the file. The Player might not support the file type or might not support the codec that was used to compress the file.

  MAJ 09:32 08 Dec 2007

Which file formats? Give us a link to a station that wont play for you.

  dougle00 10:14 08 Dec 2007

click here

Thanks MAJ

  dougle00 02:42 09 Dec 2007

Anyone got any ideas?

  MCE2K5 03:02 09 Dec 2007

I have tried your link 6 times today, got nothing.

Your link to the Radio Station Works, But get NO Live Radio.

Will have another go Later on (Sunday Afternoon).

  MAJ 03:22 09 Dec 2007

Hi dougle00, that station is playing away as I type. It's an ASX file and should play in Windows Media Player, the recorded shows are in RA format so you'll RealPlayer or RealAlternative to play those. click here

  tullie 05:42 09 Dec 2007

Try Screamer Radio

  dougle00 08:38 09 Dec 2007

Thanks guys. Maj, any idea whay my media player wouldn't play the live stream?


  MAJ 09:53 09 Dec 2007

I had problems downloading the ASX file in the first place, dougle00, I had to click the link five or six times to get it to download. I'm not sure why you were having problems as ASX is only a small file which directs your Media Player to the streaming location. I have just tried that station again as I'm now on my main PC and it's still playing away without problems, the asx file downloaded straight away (I was on my laptop last night). Are you still having problems with that station this morning? If you are, try downloading and installing the K-Lite Codec Pack, see if it cures the problem, maybe you havea corrupt codec installed. click here

  johnnyrocker 10:12 09 Dec 2007

no play here either even after downloading the ASX file.


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