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Windows 7: how to get videos to run at the NASA site..!!??


24 Feb 2011   #1

64-Bit W7 Ult_sp1
 
 
how to get videos to run at the NASA site..!!??

does anybody know how to get videos to run at the NASA site..!!??

ie9 is not playing them for some mysterious reason..!!

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24 Feb 2011   #2

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit
 
 

You probably need to install the ActiveX plugin.
Go to Multimedia, Watch NASA TV.
You may get a prompt to install the plugin.
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24 Feb 2011   #3

Windows 8.1 Pro w/Media Center 64bit, Windows 7 HP 64bit
 
 

I can't get the live TV to run on FF, IE8 or IE8-64bit. It uses Windows Media Player and I have the add-ons for all 3 browsers and no joy.

Jim
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25 Feb 2011   #4

Windows 7 Pro/Ultimate x 64 & Windows 8.1 x 64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Phone Man View Post
I can't get the live TV to run on FF, IE8 or IE8-64bit. It uses Windows Media Player and I have the add-ons for all 3 browsers and no joy.

Jim
Here is what I just realized the Windows media player firefox plugin was already installed in programs and features but the plug in was not present in FF, however a quick re-installation of the Windows media player firefox plugin fixed the problem.

For me NASA TV works in both IE 9 RC and FF beta 11.

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25 Feb 2011   #5

Windows 8.1 Pro w/Media Center 64bit, Windows 7 HP 64bit
 
 

Got it fixed. I right clicked the video screen and under Error Details it said I had no download protocol. Went to options and under Network I selected HTTP and all is fine. None of them were selected at first. I did it in FF and it fixed IE and IE-64 also.

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Jim


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25 Feb 2011   #6

Windows 7 Pro/Ultimate x 64 & Windows 8.1 x 64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Phone Man View Post
Got it fixed. I right clicked the video screen and under Error Details it said I had no download protocol. Went to options and under Network I selected HTTP and all is fine. None of them were selected at first. I did it in FF and it fixed IE and IE-64 also.

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Jim
Glad to hear, your previous post also made me check all my settings and set to desired preference along with plugin solution I posted about earlier.
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26 Feb 2011   #7

64-Bit W7 Ult_sp1
 
 

NASATV is fine - I can get that OK..

it's the video's that I'm having probs with - how do I watch these..?



- are they Quicktime, or what - they just simply won't start.. (??)

- I can't find any assistance on the site..
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26 Feb 2011   #8

Windows 8.1 Pro RTM x64
 
 

Have you tried clicking on the Play button? They all play OK for me with IE9 RC 64-bit.
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26 Feb 2011   #9

64-Bit W7 Ult_sp1
 
 

yep, and they just black and do nothing..

- no error report or anything.. (??)
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26 Feb 2011   #10

Windows 8.1 Pro w/Media Center 64bit, Windows 7 HP 64bit
 
 

The video is Flash. Right click the video and check settings and see if Hardware Acceleration is checked. Some people have had to turn off hardware acceleration.

Jim
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