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Windows 7: How to change default player for MMS: ?

24 Apr 2010   #1
Burgurne

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 retail
 
 
How to change default player for MMS: ?

I want to change default player from Windows Media Player to VLC for streaming TV.

Example: mms://media.tv.consoll.no/tv2sport

How do I do that?


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24 Apr 2010   #2
whs
Microsoft MVP

Vista, Windows7, Mint Mate, Zorin, Windows 8
 
 

You would usually do that here: Control Panel\Programs\Default Programs\Set Associations. But you need to know the filetype.
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25 Apr 2010   #3
Wallonn7

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
 
 

Just left mouse click on exemple link you posted. A window will prompt, click "search", find VLC instalation folder and select "VLC.exe".

Hope it helps!!!


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25 Apr 2010   #4
Burgurne

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 retail
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Wallonn7 View Post
Just left mouse click on exemple link you posted. A window will prompt, click "search", find VLC instalation folder and select "VLC.exe".

Hope it helps!!!


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Nope. When I leftclick the link, Windows Media Player starts up automatic. No selection or search window is shown.
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25 Apr 2010   #5
Burgurne

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 retail
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by whs View Post
You would usually do that here: Control Panel\Programs\Default Programs\Set Associations. But you need to know the filetype.
AFAIK there IS no filetype in a streamed TV, it is all done by the MMS:// protocol.
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25 Apr 2010   #6
Wallonn7

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
 
 

[/QUOTE]

Nope. When I leftclick the link, Windows Media Player starts up automatic. No selection or search window is shown.[/QUOTE]


You'd see it:



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25 Apr 2010   #7
Wallonn7

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
 
 

I don't know VLC options / preferences but, it must have something like "turn VLC default media player"... I think installation setup do have it!!!

Try it!!!


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26 Apr 2010   #8
Burgurne

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 retail
 
 

I am unable to find anything that can switch the default player, when there is no filetype, as in streaming TV.

The inserted picture you have put here, I do not see. When I click on the link WMP starts up right away with no change to change anything.
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26 Apr 2010   #9
th3r0ck

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

example:
if u want to play WMV/AVI/MPG/Mp4 etc files with VLC
Right click on a associated WMV/AVI/MPG/Mp4 file.
click>open with
click>choose Default program
Select VLC player enlisted from there or browse for i
Check "Always use this selected program to open this file"
Click okey.

here u are, all .wmv file will open with vlc.

for streaming TV? do u think vlc supports this? if not then u will fail.
but i got another solution for u
check this link :
How to stream live tv or video with VLC/videolan
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26 Apr 2010   #10
Wallonn7

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Burgurne View Post
I am unable to find anything that can switch the default player, when there is no filetype, as in streaming TV.

The inserted picture you have put here, I do not see. When I click on the link WMP starts up right away with no change to change anything.

Well... Is Firefox your default browser?! Here is a solution:

https://addons.mozilla.org/pt-BR/firefox/addon/12042

Let us know the result!!!


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