Windows media player, within IE wont work

  nebuchan 00:39 12 Oct 2006

Hey everybody!
When i try and watch a video that is on a website, and does not lauch windows media player seperately, nothing happens, all i get is the windows media player sign, but the video never loads. i have tried this on many a different site, but no videos will load up.

What can i do to resolve this?

  ArrGee 09:54 12 Oct 2006

It could be a codec problem.

Try loading up K-Lite codec pack and see how it goes
click here

  nebuchan 10:26 12 Oct 2006

no that has had no effect :(

  ArrGee 10:46 12 Oct 2006

I'm looking at Media Player 11, so I'm not sure which version you are using, but if you go to Tools - Options then select the network tab, you will see options for playing internet streamed video. Are they all checked?

  nebuchan 10:56 12 Oct 2006

they are all ticked....

  nebuchan 22:19 15 Oct 2006

sorry to bother, but i have not been able to sort this, does anyone have any more ideas or advice, thanks

  britto 23:42 15 Oct 2006

In IE tools /options/ advanced /multimeadia there is a setting to play video in web page,
could it be this?.

  nebuchan 08:11 16 Oct 2006

no, that is ticked, so its not that

  nebuchan 08:20 16 Oct 2006

no, that is ticked, so its not that

  birdface 09:45 16 Oct 2006

k-Lite should have worked, But open's a different media player.After you downloaded it. You went in to Start All programs, And ran it from there, It should have worked,Unfortuanately Microsoft for some reason does not download the codec for WM10 or WM11 .They expect you to pay for one,Anybody know how to get the proper codec without having to pay,

  birdface 09:55 16 Oct 2006

Just tried mine again with the K- Lite Codec. It opens Media Player Classic,And plays on that, Tried it with WM11,And it wont run,

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