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Windows 7: I want to listen to audio from the internet...

07 Nov 2009   #1
GuruSteve

Winows 7
 
 
I want to listen to audio from the internet...

but the streaming link says that I need to update Windows Media Player. When I try to update, it wants to install a FireFox plug-in. (I'm using Opera.) When I go to Internet Explorer, the link isn't even there.

All I want to do is listen to a football game via streaming from the internet like I've done countless times in the past. Any ideas what is wrong?


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07 Nov 2009   #2
zigzag3143

Win 8 Release candidate 8400
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by GuruSteve View Post
but the streaming link says that I need to update Windows Media Player. When I try to update, it wants to install a FireFox plug-in. (I'm using Opera.) When I go to Internet Explorer, the link isn't even there.

All I want to do is listen to a football game via streaming from the internet like I've done countless times in the past. Any ideas what is wrong?
GS

Opera is often mis identified. Try letting it installing the plugin. You may be able to click past it and still have WMP upgraded

Good luck

Ken
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07 Nov 2009   #3
GuruSteve

Winows 7
 
 

The Firefox plug-in didn't help. I downloaded the Safari web browser and everything works fine. Why won't Media Player work for me in Internet Explorer and Opera?
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08 Nov 2009   #4
kegobeer

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
 
 

Can you post a link to the streaming website? I'd like to see what it looks like in IE8.

Hold on a sec - is this a problem in XP?
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08 Nov 2009   #5
halluc1nati0n

Windows 7
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by kegobeer View Post
Can you post a link to the streaming website? I'd like to see what it looks like in IE8.

Hold on a sec - is this a problem in XP?
From his profile looks so.
But I should agree it looks rather odd that he's complaining in a windows 7 forum!
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