wmp10 help please

  morph76 19:40 01 May 2005
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i cannot get media player10 to connect to the internet could sumbod please help?
thankyou

  morph76 20:23 01 May 2005

is nobody able to help?

  Rogerfredo 20:34 01 May 2005

Goto Tools, Options, and you will see a tick box for "connect to internet". Make sure this is checked. Also make sure your firewall is set to allow WMP to access the internet.

  Stuartli 20:38 01 May 2005

Actually WMP10 should attempt to connect to your ISP when it is appropriate, such as gathering album information or going to its main website; it isn't really necessary to check the Connect to the Internet box.

The most likely cause of non-connection is, as OzzyOs mentions, your firewall preventing it from doing so until permission is granted.

  morph76 20:40 01 May 2005

ozzyos ive just done what u said but they were already done, i have zone alarm as my firewall and allowed wmp access.still wont connect

  morph76 20:57 01 May 2005

any other suggestions? should i try re-installing it?

  morph76 21:32 01 May 2005

anybody!

  Stuartli 22:17 01 May 2005

In WMP10's Tools>Options>Privacy tab only the first two boxes normally require checking.

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