MP9 in IE Broke

Discussion in 'Windows Desktop Systems' started by TheBlueRaja, Oct 3, 2003.

  1. TheBlueRaja

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    When i try to use Media Player 9 in IE to look at a movie or play sounds I just get this....

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    It dosent matter what site im on - it just dosent work. I have "uninstalled" and reinstalled MP9 with no effect. I say "uninstalled" because i noticed that in typical MicroS**t fashion that most of the files were still in the Program Files directory.

    Incidentally - if i download a file and try to play it - theres no problem - its only when using the browser.

    Any Ideas - im stumped.
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  2. Reg

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    Are you watching a movie that is compressed in DivX or DivX like methods? The reason is because compressed files (like DivX or Windows Media 9 Compression) also use compressed audio. If you computer is downloading the audio and video out of sync, the audio could start playing without downloading the rest of the video.
     
  3. TheBlueRaja

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    Well, like i say it happens with boths videos and sound clips and only through a browser.

    If you have a peek at the example i posted its actually an MP3 file its having difficulty playing.
     
  4. TheBlueRaja

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    I've just noticed that if I use Mozilla - i get the following message when i try to do the same...

    Illegal Operation In Plugin

    Windows Media Player Plug-In Dynamic Link Library

    The Plugin performed an illegal operation. You are strongly advised to restart Navigator.

    So how do i get shot off / replace the plugin or DLL?
     
  5. GoNz0

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    you could download the wmp installer and run it again, i guess this will fix the dll's ?
     
  6. TheBlueRaja

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    Sorry GoNz0 - i have already tried that dosent work. As i said in my first post i tried it but it leaves a LOT of files behind after the uninstall. Perhaps if somebody knew of a comprehensive WMP uninstaller that would help.
     
  7. GoNz0

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    you havn't installed any codec packs have you ?
     
  9. TheBlueRaja

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    I fixed it - WMP9 Unistall is awful - simply because it dosent uninstall anything.

    I found this on the net though

    RunDll32 advpack.dll,LaunchINFSection C:\Windows\INF\wmp.inf,Uninstall

    This removed WMP9 correctly, after which it worked again with the default player. The i installed WMP9 again and it worked.

    Thanks for the help anyway guys.
     
  10. GoNz0

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    glad you got your tunes back :)