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Windows 7: Why can I not stream media of any kind?

08 Feb 2010   #1

Why can I not stream media of any kind?

Whenever I use Winamp, Windows Media Player, iTunes, or even YouTube nothing works. I've done virus scans over and over and found nothing wrong. What should I do?

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08 Feb 2010   #2
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Windows 7 Ultimate 32bit SP1

I have a feeling that it depends on your ISP and drivers.

I have the lowest Broadband/DSL connectiontion that is available in my neck of the woods ... it's just a step up from 'dial-up', so you might look into your service provider first, then your drivers second.
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08 Feb 2010   #3


Which drivers should I update if that is the problem? I'm not certain what hardware would inhibit media players this much. And I doubt it would be the ISP considering all of my music is on my HDD.
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09 Feb 2010   #4

Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit

Use of poorly crafted codecpacks can also cause this issue.
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