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Question: video streaming

Not sure if this is the place to post - I've uploaded a video (.mov, 5 minutes) to my website. Some users are telling me it takes about 2 minutes to download (and doesn't start playing till it's downloaded); others are having no such problem. Some of these users share the same office, so it doesn't seem to be a connection issue. Is there anything I can do to "make" its download quicker for those experiencing this problem, or is this strictly something that's related to the individual computers?

Thanks.

Craig

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Preferred Solution: video streaming

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I've used it in the past to identify and fix everything from blue screens (BSOD's), ActiveX errors, corrupt files and processes, dll/exe/sys errors, recover lost memory, Windows update problems, defragging, malware removal etc.

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1.) How do I save this stream? (it has some sort of protection, I used URL Helper with HiDownload, and HiDownload could not start downloading it)

http://media2.yahoo.com/player/ligans/?key=47611

2.) The wmv that URL Helper gave me was:

http://wmcontent06.bcst.yahoo.com/br...79f&s=96893172

3.) I tried changing the & to \& like the article below says, but it still didn't work.

http://wmcontent06.bcst.yahoo.com/br...9f\&s=96893172

4.) This website suggests an mplayer based method.

http://www.boingboing.net/2005/08/29...ct_video_.html

However, I do not have Linux, nor know how to use it. And I don't think there is an mplayer plugin for Mozilla WINDOWS version.

Answer:I'm a noob at saving streaming video. How do I save this video? (I think it's protec

A website with some streaming recording tools is

http://all-streaming-media.com/record-video-stream/

Will any of those bypass the protection?

I know I could probably use one of the "Screen capture software" but this would be VERY inconvenient because there are A LOT OF EPISODES.

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I recently installed Windows Service Pack 2, actually three times after reinstating my computer software to the original state by erasing and reinstalling the full software install CD on my computer's hard drive for Window XP Home. I have no problems playing games with my new FX 5200 Ultra video card by BFG, but I am at random times getting the annoying green screen that blanks out my videos I am streaming or playing(happens when I am streaming more often). Then after that happens usually, the computer reboots or shuts off. I never had this happen before. My computer's memory tests ok so why can I play games with this never happening but when I am streaming or watching video through Windows Media Player, etc do I get the "green screen blankout" and then often the shutdown of my computer? I have 512 MB of system memory and 128 MB of video memory! I use System Mechanic and it shows I have at least half of my memory even during playback so what is the problem here? I can attach my system computer file of my information if you like in an e-mail if it will help. AND YES I HAVE THE DIVX CODECS. I thought about that to and uninstalled and reinstalled them with the same random problems. PLEASE HELP ME. This is really annoying.
 

Answer:video playback and streaming. Video card problem or software?

Well, it seems u dont have a hardware problem. this problem occurs only when u r watching videos. so i guess its the media player. take my suggestion, stop using it. Download this pack: KLite Codec Pack. I think the latest version is 3.2. Its got all the codecs u need to play compressed videos, and dvds. Its also got an advanced media player which can play any video u open it with like wmv, dat, mpg, rm, mov, avi, divx..... of course, the codecs for these formats r included in the pack.
 

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Hello tenforums members,
I upgraded my Lenovo U310 laptop from Windows 8.1 to Windows 10 a week ago. Everything seems to have upgraded successfully. The only problem that I can find is that none of the video streaming from Windows 10 apps can be played. I get an error 'Unsupported video type or invalid file path' when I click on a video article in USA Today or when I try to stream video from any other apps, NBC News, MSN Money, etc... from Windows 10 store.

I have no issue streaming videos from any of the browser though. What could be missing that could cause video streaming to fail? I would appreciate any suggestions or comments. Thanks.

Answer:Video streaming failed with unsupported video type error

garfieldltd said:

Hello tenforums members,
I upgraded my Lenovo U310 laptop from Windows 8.1 to Windows 10 a week ago. Everything seems to have upgraded successfully. The only problem that I can find is that none of the video streaming from Windows 10 apps can be played. I get an error 'Unsupported video type or invalid file path' when I click on a video article in USA Today or when I try to stream video from any other apps, NBC News, MSN Money, etc... from Windows 10 store.

I have no issue streaming videos from any of the browser though. What could be missing that could cause video streaming to fail? I would appreciate any suggestions or comments. Thanks.




Hi,
I was able to resolve the issue by disabling all hardware enhancements for Conexant Smartaudio HD. Here are the steps I took to resolve it, in case someone else runs into the same frustrating problem as I did: Right click on the speaker icon on the lower right hand corner -> Playback Devices -> Disable all hardware enhancements -> OK -> Reboot. That's it!

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I have a customer that wants to do an in-house streaming video server with 5 big screens to show videos, slide shows, POS promo type stuff.

They said they don't mind wiring up a dedicated network for this use to avoid flooding their existing network with the video traffic.

Just looking for suggestions from you guys who have done this type of project on video appliances or video servers and the hardware to connect the 5 screens.
 

Answer:Inhouse streaming video POS/Retail video suggestions?

You can get units that will take a VGA input and output it to several monitors over Cat5. One of my clients uses this in their office, forget the exact name of it.
 

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This has been happening on and off ever since I started with Win 10 and its always very annoying .

System just hangs, no error message, no bsod, just complete freeze and loud hum.

I cant say I can remember having issues watching youtube videos, its the streaming of live content such as filmon. Sometimes I can watch filmon for days and not have the issue and then randomly it will start again. Today I was watching hypermole playing on twitch tv (live) and it just happened. Getting tired of it.
I can also report having all my video content display as a green screen after using hyper v although that may be totally unrelated.

As far as I am aware, I'm using the latest drivers for my graphics, I always try update everything. I have attached the log files as requested.
FUJITSUMAT-14_04_2016_130358_77.zip

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This has been happening on and off ever since I started with Win 10 and its always very annoying .

System just hangs, no error message, no bsod, just complete freeze and loud hum.

I cant say I can remember having issues watching youtube videos, its the streaming of live content such as filmon. Sometimes I can watch filmon for days and not have the issue and then randomly it will start again. Today I was watching hypermole playing on twitch tv (live) and it just happened. Getting tired of it.
I can also report having all my video content display as a green screen after using hyper v although that may be totally unrelated.

As far as I am aware, I'm using the latest drivers for my graphics, I always try update everything. I have attached the log files as requested.
FUJITSUMAT-14_04_2016_130358_77.zip

Answer:Hang up/Crash when streaming video, especially live video

Hi m1a1t,

Welcome to the 10forums

I'm not a specialist when it comes to freeze problems, but I do have a tip (or 2 when talking about reverting back the changes)
IObit software is known for causing problems, I would highly recommend that you remove it and revert back the changes it made when it comes to drivers.
DB3 may install corrupted or the wrong drivers what may cause problems,Malwarefighter is IMHO garbage,Advanced SystemCare may cause more harm than good
About the uninstall program I can't tell you anything, because I have no experience with it and I prefer to keep it that way.

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This has been happening on and off ever since I started with Win 10 and its always very annoying .

System just hangs, no error message, no bsod, just complete freeze and loud hum.

I cant say I can remember having issues watching youtube videos, its the streaming of live content such as filmon. Sometimes I can watch filmon for days and not have the issue and then randomly it will start again. Today I was watching hypermole playing on twitch tv (live) and it just happened. Getting tired of it.
I can also report having all my video content display as a green screen after using hyper v although that may be totally unrelated.

As far as I am aware, I'm using the latest drivers for my graphics, I always try update everything. I have attached the log files as requested.
FUJITSUMAT-14_04_2016_130358_77.zip

Answer:Hang up/Crash when streaming video, especially live video

Hi m1a1t,

Welcome to the 10forums

I'm not a specialist when it comes to freeze problems, but I do have a tip (or 2 when talking about reverting back the changes)
IObit software is known for causing problems, I would highly recommend that you remove it and revert back the changes it made when it comes to drivers.
DB3 may install corrupted or the wrong drivers what may cause problems,Malwarefighter is IMHO garbage,Advanced SystemCare may cause more harm than good
About the uninstall program I can't tell you anything, because I have no experience with it and I prefer to keep it that way.

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hulu, youtube, cnn, everything is out of sync i tryed using eevery web browser i have, and no change. im running vista. i had service pack2, but then it updated to service pack1, and then it updated to service pack2 againg..LOL! didnt make much sense to me. please help!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
 

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Hello. I am trying to watch live video on nbcolympics.com. When I load a video, the advertisement comes up and plays, then when the streaming loads, the video goes black, but I can hear the audio .

Any suggestions? I'm running an intel i7 on Win7 ATI Mobility Radeon HD 58XX graphics card. I have tried upgrading my drivers, to no avail...
 

Answer:Solved: Streaming Video - Audio, no Video

I found the solution on another website - disabling hardware acceleration by right clicking on the video and going to 'settings' resolves this issue. Then the browser needs to be restarted.

Apparently its a fairly common problem with the current Flash build.
 

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Anytime I stream video, the video display is green. The display works if I reset the video. The computer display is not green, just the video.

Answer:Video is green when streaming video

Good day and welcome to the community.Please post your machine model name (eg. X220) or the machine type-model number from the sticker on the bottom. This will help members better assist you. Please don't post your serial number.Regards.

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every time i visit a site and try to watch any videos as i am unable as a windows media player pops up and an error message says "wmp cannot load the source filter and wont play i am using xp and have set my aol player as the default player but to no avail a little piece of advice from someone would be most gratful as its driving me mad

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Question: Streaming Video??

Hello I was looking at getting the Tonido Plug 2 and use it for backups but mostly to stream video to my DLNA players. Is this a good decvice for this?? Or would you recomend something else? Thanks..

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Question: Streaming Video

I use dreamweaver mx... Anyway, I wanna know how to stream video from my site, or at least how to have it for download...

Help!

My site area for video;

Media
 

Answer:Streaming Video

So I guess Ill be more specific. The videos are my videos... They are .mov files. I want people to be able to dowload them from the site or stream them. What exactly do I need to do for that? Do I have to have a program? Can dreamweaver do that?
 

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Guys when i'm watching some videos, can nvidia graphic settings affect the speed of the video?

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Question: streaming video

When you stream video from video embedded in pages (windows media player), where does it save to on your hard drive?

Answer:streaming video

any and everywhere.

use firefox and use the media player connectivity extension. then you can save to wherever you want

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Question: streaming video

hi
i have an acer laptop running vista, for some reason i can no longer get the sound when playing streaming videos.i have reinstalled flash player this did not help,i can play cds so it is not the speakers.i also notices that i have no sounds when i login.i have read a few posts on the internet that appear to recommend a registry fix. i would be very greatful if you could suggest a solution.

many thanks

Answer:streaming video

ok i downloaded a batch of codecs from klite it seems to have fixed the problem
vince

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Question: streaming video

Hi. I am running windows 10 and want to stream the video on my PC with my TV which are both on the same network.
I had used Samsung smart view but even that has stopped since I updated to 10.
I have tried to add the TV to my home group but that doesn`t work either.
Any suggestions on the simplest way to stream from PC to TV.

Answer:streaming video

From PC to TV?
VLC Player - http://www.videolan.org/vlc/download-windows.html

Howto - http://www.wondershare.com/vlc/stream-vlc-to-tv.html

VLC Player is free and lightweight - plenty of YouTube howto vids.

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Question: Streaming video

I have a DSL running about 5.05 MB/sec uploading about .5. I have a 2.4gHz processor with 1 gig or RAM running on XP. my system is pretty twicked. i run Ccleaner daily. virus and registry scans daily. But i can't go to hulu and watch last nights Daily show. Do i need to switch to Cable which can run upwards of 20mb/Sec??? i try to lower the quality of the video and that helps a tiny bit. i should be able to stream hulu with my system.

Answer:Streaming video

You already answered your own question. You need to switch to cable.

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Question: Streaming video

Hi.Just a query. Is there ANYWAY of saving a streaming video onto the pc for personal watching.TIADemora

Answer:Streaming video

All players let you do this. Which one are you using?

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Help! I just got a new computer with XP home. Emachines w3506. Everything is OK but I can't play on line video content from either IE or AOL. On IE, it just flashes "Your video is loading" and flashes between stop and play on the control buttons. My DVD works fine, and everything else is fine. What is wrong? Any ideas?

You tube works fine, videos play fine from this site.

Answer:Streaming video help

Hi arahod

I'd expect one of your Internet Options settings is in conflict with what the sites you wish to play videos from require. You can take a look at the settings a typical site needs to play videos & try those settings (we'll use the New York Times as an example --- http://www.nytimes.com/ref/membercen...imediaqa9.html ). Another strategy is to add the sites from which you often view videos to your trusted sites (in the Security tab of Internet Options).

If you feel your favorite media player is at fault, check in EventViewer to see if any errors are showing in the logs that happen at the same time your video fails to play [Start/Control Panel/Performance and Maintenance/Administrative Tools/EventViewer].

...and, of course, since this is a brand-new machine, you can contact eMachines to see if there are any problems specific to your model.

Best of luck
. . . Gary

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Question: video streaming

Hi

I am trying to watch some video streams, my computer plays them but after about 5 minutes it stops working and the when I move the mouse there are pink strips appear on the screen and the colours are not right.

Also if I try to convert video after a short time, anything from a few seconds to a few minutes everything on the screen freezes inluding the mouse. I normally use AVS video converteer but have tried others and other videos but it still freezes.

I am using windows 7 and ie11, 2GB ram. AMD athlon64 X2 3GHZ
 

Answer:video streaming

Sounds like the PC is overheating. Video conversion will typically use 100% of the cpu, thus generating heat. When was the last time the PC was cleaned of dust and dirt?
 

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Question: Video Streaming

Alright, I'm looking at setting up a Windows Server box that will be used for me to stream video to this said device where it will redistribute the video to whomever watches it from the website.

I know I can setup windows media encoder to stream to a server which I have done before, but I now want to stream to my own server/website. I am however unsure what needs to be setup on the server side.

I'm not worried about the bandwidth and all that as I will find that hosting solution after I have figured out the rest. Does anyone have any ideas?

The reason why I wish to do this my self is so I can have more control over the media, and to learn more in my networking/administration field.
 

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Hi! Some time after I'd installed Windows Media Player 11, audio stopped working when watching a streaming video (like CNN Pipeline etc.). Some servers offer a RealPlayer stream as well and there's no problem watching that, but when the stream is in Windows Media Format, the WMP plugin in Firefox is used and I can watch it, but I can't hear anything. I downloaded&installed Windows Media Codecs from Microsoft.com and it didn't help. I uninstalled WMP11, but the previous version (WMP10) does the same.

When I copy the address of the video stream and open it in VLC Player (or WinAmp), it works fine, so there must be some problem with WMP.

Does anyone of you know what to do? Or is there any chance of changing WMP Plug-in in Firefox for a different one - i'd like to be able to watch streaming videos embedded in wep pages as before.

Answer:Streaming Video & WMP

solved... reinstalled my codec pack and everything runs smoothly.

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Hello,

I'm sure that the vast majority of you will consider this a dumb question, but here goes. I'm running Windows XP and I use IE 7.0 as my browser. I also have AOL. When I'm in AOL, I can get the CNN live streaming video (for instance, I can view the current Court TV trial in progress). I get this by entering the appropriate web address for CNN live feed on the address bar on the AOL screen. As far as I can tell, it's the Adobe Flash reader that brings up the video, and it works fine.

The problem is, that when I just go to my desktop (without logging onto AOL) and launch IE, then enter the same address into the address bar for CNN live, I get nothing. It just sits there and I get no error message, but nothing happens. Every other site that I enter from the IE address bar works fine.

What am I missing or doing wrong?

Thanks,
Louis

Answer:Need help with streaming video using IE 7.0

your missing the Flash Player from Adobe.

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Question: Streaming Video

Does anybody know how to take streaming video from a website and save it as a regular video file that you can watch anytime without being on the internet? I am talking about Windows Media Player streaming video. Thanks.
 

Answer:Streaming Video

Sure.
There are freeware programs that can record video and audio files.
You can search Google - don't use any myself. Maybe something like this...
record streaming video freeware -shareware -trial

sekirt
 

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Question: streaming video

Apparently I know even less about this than I thought I did. If I can watch a TV show on my computer screen, how can I record it - either as data to burn to a disc or on an adjacent VHS machine. I can get the audio out the speaker jacks, but how about the video. Can I get it (or both video and audio) through a USB jack? What minimal software might I need.? I don't plan to do this on a large scale, but I missed something with my TiVo andI'd like to watch something that will available for only a few more days. Would appreciate any help and advice -- also about downloading movies. What should I read?

Thanks,

John Farris
Gainesville VA

Answer:streaming video

Chances are pretty good that the kind of stuff you're looking to record is protected by Digital Rights Management (DRM) meaning it's not recordable. There are programs that claim to record DRM protected videos but none of them work. I am assuming you're talking about something like Hulu as opposed to Youtube.

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Howdy fellas, im curious, id love to stream some video to my xbox360 through windows media connect but i dont really want to change to windows media center. is there any programs out there that will do the trick? and while im askin whats the differences between WMC and XP, i just learned xp am i going to get all confused with WMC?

thanks guys!
 

Answer:streaming video to 360 without WMC?

Windows Media Center is basically Windows XP with some extra media stuff.
 

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Question: No Streaming Video

I have a balky computer that has a hard time navigating to websites, downloading, or following links. Nearly all scans by malware detectors are impossible as are updates to existing software. I first noticed that we could not view an entire music video and now we usually don't get through the ad that precedes most videos. After many tries I was finally able to run a PC-Cillin scan that found threee objects;Java_Bytever.BJ, Java_Bytever.dl and another that has an extension that I can't remember. On a subsequent scan it did not find any malware so I think that they are, somehow, now hidden. Spybot and Adaware gave me a clean bill of health also, but I could update neither of them before the scans.Here is HJT scan:
Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1
Scan saved at 9:09:17 PM, on 12/30/2007
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6000.16574)

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\Windows Defender\MsMpEng.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Apple\Mobile Device Support\bin\AppleMobileDeviceService.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\nvsvc32.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\TRENDM~1\INTERN~4\PcCtlCom.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\HPZipm12.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\TRENDM~1\INTERN~4\Tmntsrv.exe
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Answer:No Streaming Video

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Can anyone point me in the right direction? Lately, whenever I try to access a video on the internet (like thru MSN newcasts) the video and audio come through OK but the video is all washed out and faded. This just started happening recently. I'm using a broadband connection for the internet and my video card is a G-Force FX 5200 NVIDIA AGP 4X 128 MB memory running on WinXP Home. I've checked my settings but can't seem to find out what's causing it. Thanks

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Question: Streaming video

I tried last year to get help using a streaming video clip on my web site. There were no answers.
Does anyone know how to get a video clip to play from a web site?
 

Answer:Streaming video

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Question: Streaming video...

I think that streaming video is the problem, but I know nothing bout it ;). When I goto websites like mtv.com and [email protected] I try to watch music videos and things of that sort, the audio plays decent but the video... It's all jumpy and pauses alot even though the audio continues to play. All my friends say they can see it just fine, and I keep much better care of mine. I've got a dsl connection so speed isn't a problem. All the leaves is... Dunno.

Useful information
-I use Windows media player 10.
-I own other media players, but don't know how to get websites to use them instead.

-Derek

Answer:Streaming video...

What speed is your DSL connection? Even with our T1 (1.5Mb up/down) we still get lag. I have a 5.0Mb connection at home and I can stream video with ease.

You may also want to up the buffering if you have a slower DSL line.

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I'm planning a trip to New York, and have been looking at a website where web cams are positioned to look at different areas of the city. I don't get a picture when I try to use the cameras, only a red "x" in the box, and a window appears saying "disabled". Can anyone tell me how to enable this function. Thanks

Answer:Streaming video

Point us in the direction with a link to the website, then we can see if we get the same?

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Question: video streaming

hey, when i try to stream windows media vidoes i get this

the video wont load or show any activity
quicktime videos do stream, and windows media videos on my other pc do stream also, dunno if it has to do with codecs or what, help is apreciated. thx

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Question: streaming video

Could anyone suggest a simple and free programme to record streaming video please?

Answer:streaming video

Depending on where you are streaming it from I use JetAudio free from click hereScroll down and select Jetaudio 6 Basic download.If it is a realplayer stream you will need to configure jetaudio to read the file.Install Jetaudio and open it. Go to Preferences, File, File type association, in the right hand window select Check all, then Update, then OK and OK again.Should now be set for almost everything you throw at it.

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Question: streaming video's

Hi folks,
I was wondering if there is a simple way (that is, without using a prog) to keep a streaming video on my hard drive. For example, if I want to keep, say a trailer from a movie, after viewing it with quicktime, I go to temp. internet files, find it and just save it to my hard drive. I tried this with a streaming video ( If you must know, I was downloading the transformers, I'm a sucker for classic cartoons )and it wasn't in temps, so I was wondering, am I missing something ?

I thank you all in advance,

Dan.

P.S. I'm using windows 98
 

Answer:streaming video's

What!!!!!!

Hum!
I can't believe that nobody among Major geeks has any suggestions to my dilemma.
 

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Does more RAM make any difference in video streaming?
Thanks.
 

Answer:more RAM and video streaming

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I'm setting up a new W7 laptop using OpenDNS. I can get some YouTube videos to stream but others just report a problem. Likewise I can get iPlayer to show some Tv programmes but ITV Player won't. I've whitelisted YouTube and ITV Player without solving the problem. I'm using the latest K-Lite Codecs. Any ideas where I should be looking to solve the problem?

Answer:Video not streaming

Much to my surprise I've had to allow social networking on OpenDNS to make ITV Player work. It's also allows some (but not all) of the YouTube videos to stream.

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Hello, i was wondering if anyone on here new any sites that you can get streaming video that can be directly linked to, not like youtube or veoh, something i can directly link to and stream to my game (secondlife)
 

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Question: Streaming video

Ok For some reason like on a webpage when there would b a reagular windows media streaming video there it will not autoplay, and even if u click on it , still dont work im on a cable internet connection and if u think its my loading ur crazy, thats why i dont kno wat the hell is going on any suggestiuons please help

Answer:Streaming video

Grammar must not be your strong point...........it might be an error in the media player itsself....Have you tried upgrading to WMP 10

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Hi. What is a good software for streaming video recording? I want to record something from ESPN3.com, preferably in high quality and free. Thank you.

Answer:Streaming Video

I use Real Player for that. It will download any embedded video clip, not just Youtube.

http://www.real.com/

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Can someone help me with streaming video? I want to stream a wmv file which is a Windows Media File and I am using Windows Media Server but I get a message that say "Cannot connect to server". Any ideas?
 

Answer:Streaming Video

Do you have a firewall blocking it?
sekirt
 

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Question: video streaming

xp home sp2as soon as i try to watch above on the net my pc freezes and i have to restart my pc,has anyone any idea how to resolve this i can play movies ect.and there,s no problem only with above.thanks.

Answer:video streaming

any suggestions please.

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Question: Streaming video

Okay, so this is my first post (although I'm an on-again-off-again reader) and I'm not sure if this is in the right place. Move me if need be, but here's the deal...

I can't view any .WMV files - and I need to! My job requires viewing live video off their main website and I just can't do it. I click play, it does nothing. HELP! If anyone has the answers, I know you guys do.

Thanks in advance. :cool
 

Answer:Streaming video

Thanks for your help. Turns out I needed to have it connected to the internet, and like a complete dummy, I did not. Thanks so much for your response, though.
 

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Hello I hope I am posting in the right place. if not I apologize. I just got yahoo dsl a few months ago but as I remember I had this problem before that. Whenever I try to watch streaming video such as yahoo music videos, the video starts but then it just stays there and all i see is the picture for a second. The sound keeps on playing but the media stops and I cannot figure out why. I have unselected the lan proxy setttings, did endless things with the firewall etc. Any suggestions?
Thank you
Misty
 

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Question: streaming video

is there any way to save streaming video? i was watching movie trailers with quicktime and wondered...if im downloading it to somewhere, where? are there any programs that allow you to do this?
 

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sdp3501
Here is a little utility that should help.
http://www.dawnload.net/audio_software/audio_tools/streambox_vcr.cfm

I have never used it so let me know how it works.

Dave
 

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Hello,

I've been asked to get the following working but so far am stumped. Apparently it was working at one time (before I started here) and they want it to work again.

One of our clients, whose website we host and have done development on, has a live webcam that they want to provide access to from their site. They are running Windows NetMeeting on that computer and all works well when you connect using Windows NetMeeting.

But what they want is to have a link which would launch Windows Media Player and display the video stream through that.

Thank you for your help.

Ken
 

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Does anyone know anywhere good to find some cool streaming video, maybe even old shows or something. I just got DSL and I wanna do something with it.
 

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shoutcast. its connected to winamp. streaming audio, video. google shoutcast
 

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Hello I just built my new computer and I've encountered a problem I cant seem to fix or find any solution to. When streaming videos from any site the colors are very bad. They have about 5 total bright colors of red, blue, light blue, green and orange. Its really hard to describe so I was going to do a print screen and post that image but when I paste it into paint the streaming movie spot is black. So I took a picture on my phone and here it is. No idea how to fix it anyone got any ideas?



-Its also like this on every streaming video site not just this one.

Answer:Streaming Video Help?

hello outkast82889,


now what i need to do is go to your (device manager)

now once there you will want to select from the toolbar of the window(veiw) then a drop down menu / from it you will select (show all hidden devices)

now if you see any (red or yellow) quotation marks , make a note of what they

now go to the (event veiwer) this is thru the (administrator tools) in the control panel
here you will find 3 to 4 subcatagories

you will want to check each of them for this is where windows keeps track of all errors
now you will want to make notes of the errors that have been recorded ( you do not have to make notes of double entries just of the dates of their happenings & how many there is)
you will get more information on the errors if you (right) click them / then select properties

then get back to us


Mike

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Please could someone explian to me how i can run a streaming video on a server to several computers on a Local Area Network.

Regards, John.
 

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hi guys,

a church has asked me to provide a solution for them to be able to broadcast their services over the net.

it must be portable, and will be servicing +- 30 to 40 online people...

will it require a web site? (As i would avoid this if i can)

there is a 7mb dsl connection in the church.

any suggestions please.

PK
 

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What is the best and easy way to steam HD videos to an iOS device? I would like to steam to several devices if possible.

Is there some sort of software that would make this possible?
 

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http://9to5mac.com/2011/06/08/apple...80p-video-playback-on-ios-devices-with-ios-5/
This may help. I think????
 

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is there a free way to streem video to webpage? thanks

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Not sure if this should be under tips since it isn't a problem post, but I thought I'd better fit under the Games section =D. This is how to stream video from your computer to your Wii over a network! Since Wii uses the Opera browser, it has flash support built into. Orb can convert avi, mpeg, etc into flash on the fly. The quality is not 100%, but just the fact that you're able to do it seemed kinda cool to me.

1) Download the trail web browser on the Wii
2) Install Orb on host PC, http://orb.com/
3) Uninstall any code packs and install each codec indvidually, http://support.orb.com/support/solution.jsp?sol=144
4) Reset
5) Set up user name and shared folders in Orb
6) Log into mycast.orb.com on with Wii browser and stream away!

If your videos are freezing on the first frame and audio keeps playing, try this reghack:

Taken from http://forum.orb.com/
Open regedit on the PC where Orb is installed.
In HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE..Software..Orb Networks..Orb..OrbStreamer you will find a "HQFlash" key with value 1. Delete this key and restart Orb.
For information this key sets Orb to encode in Flash using a better quality codec whenever possible, and this codec might not be compatible with the Wii Flash version. Removing this key will default to a lesser quality encoder which is more likely to be compatible.
 

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I like to view music videos on a site called Launch.com. I have a high-speed cable connection (advertised at 500 kbs). Lately, when I try to view videos at the highest speed available (the site lets you stream at various speeds), there are pauses in the video, no video at all and sometimes breaks and pauses in the audio as well. Here are my questions:

Are there problems with Launch.com? Is their server gagging trying to keep up with the traffic? (remember--this used to work just fine until a month or two ago).

I have Norton AntiVirus and update it daily. There are no issues here. I'm not behind a firewall, no issue here either. Is there something I can change in IE5.5 to change the buffering (or is it cache) for streaming? If so, how?

My carrier is Charter Pipeline. Does anybody out there have problems with streaming multi-media using Charter?

Can somebody else go to Launch.com, watch a video at 300 kbs and tell me if they have the same problem?
 

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BankerBoy1
Ran a video Janet Jackson at 300kb windows media through Road Runner cable with no problems. You may try removing all but systray and explorer through the crtl, alt, del, end task and see if that helps. If it does not you may have to take a look at what is running in background using msconfig and see if there is anything you can cut back on to free up resources.
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I am having trouble watching streaming video with Media Player 7.01. The sound is okay but the video is very very poor, mostly freezing for long periods of time. The sound is always constant but the video is poor.
I am on DSL and have a Pentiuim 350 & using Windows 98.
Is there a program that will let me save the streaming video for play back at a later date ?
Any help would be greatly appreciated.
avanti
 

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Hiya and Welcome

Is this happening with all media extensions or just one in particular?

Regards

eddie
 

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i have embedded a live video into a web page
and mac and modzilla users say they cant see it.
(modzilla was fixed with plugin)
i think it is an activex issue.
Does activex run on a mac or is there a plugin etc
This is the script im using (ip and passwords removed)

<html>
<body>
<script type="text/javascript">
<!--
if ((navigator.appName == "Microsoft Internet Explorer")&&(navigator.platform != "MacPPC"))
{
document.write("<OBJECT ID=\"VAMCtrl\" WIDTH=352 HEIGHT=288");
document.write(" CLASSID=CLSID:A93B47FD-9BF6-4DA8-97FC-9270B9D64A6C");

document.write(" CODEBASE=\"WEBSITE
 

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I'm trying to stream TV program videos available from my TV provider on my W8 laptop (Firefox from the desktop). I get a black screen and no audio. On my W7 desktop it works flawlessly. Can anyone help me out?

Answer:Streaming video

don't get it really ,are you streaming to a device or just trying to watch tv program videos from the internet on your laptop ,

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I have a 10gig monthly bandwidth transfer, so I don't use bit torrent or download very much. However, one of my friends convinced me that streaming videos doesn't take much bandwidth; my bro disagrees. I'm somewhat concerned because I have streamed a looot; more than I should have, and I am wondering if anyone has some idea about how much bandwidth I am using.

(myspace tv and you tube)

I got into the habit of listening to music videos while I do school
 

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The easiest way to find out is to contact your provider and ask for a report. They can tell you, since they are already tracking your bandwidth useage.
 

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Hi Help please, I have a desk top with Vista I am unable to view any streamed video, BBC Iplayer, You tube, ect, I get the message that I need to update my Flash player, I have deleted my Flash player, and downloaded a new one with out any change to the problem, my lap top works ok on the wireless system, I am useing, and I have no problem with my other desk top which is an Windows XP. any help would be appreciated.:

Answer:Streaming Video

What version of IE is it?

Do you have these problems in any other browsers? Please try one of the below (both are free):

Firefox
http://www.mozilla.com/en-US/firefox/
Opera
http://www.opera.com/

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hi,tired of video buffering?are there any software to speed up video loading?tq

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There is no software that I'm aware of to speed up video buffering and if someone claims that their software will speed it up they are lying. Video streaming is dependent on your system, video board, and internet connection. If you're here to post SPAM, I would not suggest it. If you're here looking for an honest answer, then I apologize for the previous warning.

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we are having trouble streaming video online. It only buffers for a minute or two and then freezes. For example the movies on you tube will only buffer for approximately half of the video and then freezes. Please help. We installed the flash player 9 and the shockwave player. we don't know what else to do.

Answer:Help With Streaming Video

What else do you have running in the background?

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i currently have broadband, and i would like to use my webcam as like a home CCTV over the Internet. How would i do this would i use software to set it up and use it, or is there a way of just using html/website?

Thank you
 

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???
 

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hello,
How can i download streaming video from a website on to my computer? Instead of the video passing through a buffer, i want to store it on my hard drive... how can i do this?!?!?!?!
 

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In alot of instances you can't because they purposefully setup the webpage code and delivery method of the video so you can't download the file. About all you can do is right click on the video link and then select "Save Target As". Depending on how the page and delivery method is setup, you may or may not actually get a video file. You have to try it and see.

[Edited by Bryan on 04-08-2001 at 09:18 AM]
 

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As of this week I am unable to watch video at nbc.com. I am able to watch nbc programs on hulu - wouldn't they be the same file type? cbs, comedycentral and youtube all work fine. I noticed that one of the videos was shockwave so I downloaded a new version but that didn't correct the problem. nbc's site doesn't address this or offer help to users so I'm hoping someone can advise me.
I use Firefox, and may have downloaded some updates, but not a new version.
I had a little trouble with Bitdefender last week , but it isn't interfering with any other streaming video sources so I don't suspect it's the problem. (but what do I know?)
Thanks, V
Dell Dimension 8300
Windows XP sp2
 

Answer:help with streaming video

I just went to NBC.com on Internet Exploror and their videos worked fine. Maybe you can try IE? Also, IF you do NOT live in America, some websites restrict access from outside America. I know MTV Overdrive does that.
 

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Anyone know of any software ,homebrew or otherwise, that i can use to stream video to my PSP?
 

Answer:Streaming Video to PSP?

Sony Location Free? It's expensive but I think that'll do what you want. Not sure about any software that does it.
 

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I'm looking for some software that will enable me to broadcast low bitrate streaming video.

I've looked around the MS Windows Media site but i'm not sure what to get. I want something that uses WMP but is relatively version independent (I use 6.4, clients wil use allsorts!).

Basically I want to stream live video from my TV card to a WMP client.

Any recommendations?

Thanks
 

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http://www.videolan.org/vlc/

Don't quite know if this is what you are looking for, but it's better than nothing.
 

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Hi. I am running windows 10 and want to stream the video on my PC with my TV which are both on the same network.
I had used Samsung smart view but even that has stopped since I updated to 10.
I have tried to add the TV to my home group but that doesn`t work either.
Any suggestions on the simplest way to stream from PC to TV.

Answer:streaming video

From PC to TV?
VLC Player - http://www.videolan.org/vlc/download-windows.html

Howto - http://www.wondershare.com/vlc/stream-vlc-to-tv.html

VLC Player is free and lightweight - plenty of YouTube howto vids.

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Hello everyone, I've recently built myself a little HTPC system for the living room but I'd like to stream some of the movies stored on it to my laptop downstairs over wireless.

Problem is that only the SD videos will stream reliably, any of the HD ones buffer every minute or so making them unwatchable. My isp is Be and my connection speed is usually around 10Mbps. If I use a wired connection I can stream 1080p stuff without problem it's just over wireless I'm having problems. I'm using XBMC for media playback.

Is there anything I can do with my wireless to enable me to stream HD stuff reliably?
I don't think it's signal related as it happens even if I sit right next to the router. I was thinking of getting a new USB highspeed wireless adapter but I'm pretty sure my router is only capable of the lower speed not the new 802.11n standard that seems to be the way to get the high speeds I need.

The only other thing I'm thinking would work is using one of those ethernet powerline adapters to get a wired connection for the bedroom. However these seem quite expensive, so my questions are is there anything I can do to improve my wireless or is there an easier way of getting a wired connection?
 

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Can anyone help? Just ask if you need more info.
 

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Hi, and thanks in advance for looking into this post.

For some months my network has been unstable and very edgy, sometimes flippin all over the place and then tried restarting router/modem and let be off up to a day or two. My pc has ethernet cabel connections so no wireless on my stationary pc, but the exact problem is not this. Called my net-provider and asked in their support for solutions, they said after a while that it was cause of hard uploading on my line and that it maxed out all the time, making it unstable and fragile (I pay for 16 Mbit/s down and 0,75 Mbit/s up. Usually get around 12,5 Mbit/s down and 0,67 Mbit/s up). So further on I got myself net limiter to limit my pc to 0,7 Mbit/s up so it never can go higher. But still I experience unstable line though.

So with this background of the internet speed and such, the question here is why I stream so poorly on my local connection? I active use netflix and very often the video has to pause and load, and then continue. Whenever I use my Ipad for example, it nearly never has to load, I just start the video and begin watching. And this streams through wireless. So my mind can't comprehend why the Ipad streams better and faster then my pc with local connection. I use the Mozilla Firefox browser most often on my PC to stream, but get same result in Opera (slow loading time). Any answers why I get this problem?

C:\Users\Krager>ipconfig/all

Windows IP Configuration

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Hey every one,

I'm on a 56k modem and not by choice. Well, I want to watch this video thats on the internet but my only choice is to stream it. Which it is very diffiuclt to stream video with a 56k modem phone line.

So when you get to the web site it provides a link to the video, then when you click on it, it pop ups another window and plays the video. Theres no way for me to actually right click "save target as" or right click "save link as" ect.

Got any ideas on how to save this video on my hard drive?

bigk
 

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Streaming media is often already on your hard drive after you've watched it as it is downloaded to your 'temp internet files' folder.
Before you have a look I would empty this folder first as it gets full fast so would make finding/identifying the file a little harder. View the folder contents by details and sort by file size, it should be near the top somewhere if it's there.
 

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Help please How do i set up flash player so that it streams 60 secs of video before it starts playing? I have tried setting to 60 secs in Media Player but it still does 5 secs before playing? Has anyone had this problem? Thanks

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I have an issue with streaming hi res video on hulu. On standard res... no problem. However when I switch to hi res, the video was constantly pausing and starting again... like it was buffering. Now I have a good internet speed. 16meg down 2 meg up. I updated my video drivers and that did make a noticeable improvement. Now the picture just seems to be slightly off... like a low frame rate perhaps... not as smooth as it should be in playback. This is an old computer so perhaps the hardware is not up to the task. I am running a 2.5gig pentium 4 with 1 gig memory on windows xp and the video card is a radeon 9800 pro. Do I need a faster machine for streaming hi res video or is there another approach I can take to solve this problem.
 

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I am running Windows NT Workstation 4.0 with IE 6 and I can't seem to stream videos longer than 5 or 6 minutes on websites like youtube.com or dailymotion.com. I have tried clearing my web browser's cache and even moving the temporary internet file folder, but to no avail. I think I have Flash Player 7 installed as well. Any suggestions?
 

Answer:streaming video

You might need to install the latest version.
Flash Player 9.
After you save the installer, you need to uninstall your older version.
Uninstall the Adobe Flash Player plug-in and ActiveX control.
If you have any problems with the install, you can check this troubleshooting guide.
Common Adobe Flash Player installation issues
 

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When trying to view a music video using WMP, nothing happens except that the player will keep saying that it is buffering. Before i have had problems with it not playing the video at all. The message will say 'ready' but nothing will happen

I use Mozilla Firefox as my browser and WMP version 10.

Also is there a better open source or free alternative to this program that will allow me to view streaming videos?

And another problem that im having with Internet Explore is that every time i run it a prompt shows up and says that i need to install language packs for Japanse. Im very hesistant to install them as they might be a trick to install a virus or trojan. What could be causing this problem and what should i do to stop it from happing?

thx

Answer:cant see streaming video in WMP

I also have issues sometimes to. Since it's microsoft your best to use their products for microsoft specific situations. Just use IE for now and see if it works.


Feel free to install the language packs, they are found on your windows cd anyways. Free of windows-ware, spyware, adware, etc.

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Everytime I try to watch any video on any site example music videos or news clips from yahoo and ect.> it always freezes and buffers. The video will not play through and I would assume I have more than capable requirements to play. I think there is some software prob or something of that natue.I have a Gateway GM5407E with 3.5 gigs of ram and a ATI Radeon HD 3650 Overclocked Edition 1 GIG DDR2 Memory PCI Express Video Card.My internet provider says I am at 25 mbs/sec and I have ran the speed checker on this site a few times and it consistantly says I am around 15 mbs/sec. Any help would be greatly appreciated.

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Try running this speed tester and click the box for Port 80; click hereShow your results.

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need advice, when i watch streaming videos like you tube they keep stopping and below the clip it says buffering what would i look for to fik it to stop it buffering and stopping

my pc is 1.70 gb m/b 768mb ram winxp sps with all current updates.tia..col
 

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Hello Col,

You might find this article of interest.
 

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I want to stream my video files from my main computer to my laptop, due to the fact that my laptop has limited space on the hard drive. I've tried using VideoLAN to do it but I can't seem to get it to work. Can you offer any other programs that can do what I want?

Thanks in advance!
 

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I just got a Lumia 635 and the phone is great, very fast, does almost everything I want... except streaming video. There is a website I access that live video can be viewed either through H.264 video/AAC audio or Windows Media Player. I have no problem watching the video on a BlackBerry, Android or iOS device, but can't seem to be able to on Windows Phone. Am I missing something?

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Hi

I want to capture some streaming videos but don't have any idea on what programs I can use.

I downloaded WM recorder but cant figure out how to use it.

Does anyone have any suggestions on any programs I can get to capture streaming videos?

Thanks
Netrom
 

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Hi,

I wonder if anybody have this same problem but sometimes when I am streaming web tv all I see is a jumble of colors. I get some tv stations fine (so that rules out there being something wrong with my PC doesn't it?)but there are always some stations where I can't get anywhere with. All there is is the sound is there fine but I am seeing only shapes of people and things. And colors!!! Its like I am seeing them giving off heat signatures in some kind of thermal imaging device.

It happens when I am using media player as well as when I am streaming directly from the station web pages.

I am wondering if it have anything to with flash player technology/quicktime? I haven't installed quicktime though I doubt its absence affects performance of general tv/video streaming, or could it?

And what is codecs anyway?

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reading streaming video appears only in limited 5second segments, i am running windows xp sp2 and windows media player 10.
 

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How do I improve quality of videos that I watch on the computer, or say, logging on cbs' site to watch clips of tv programs? They always seem to be somewhat distorted. Would the latest version of direct x help?
 

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Hiya

yep, it would. Also, and this is just a maybe as some sites are getting more involved, you might want DivX:

http://www.microsoft.com/windows/directx/downloads/default.asp

http://www.divx.com/divx/

Also, you will want to improve your browser speed:

Go to Tools | Internet Options. General tab. Under Delete Files, delete offline content. Also, clear the History.

Content tab, under AutoComplete, clear Forms and Passwords.

Advanced tab, under Browsing, look for Enable Insta on Demand. Untick.
Under Security, look for Empty Tempory Internet... Tick.
Apply and OK

Go to Find Files and type in cookie. When found, open the folder, and delete all the cookies found. You won't be able to delete the .dat file found.

For this, go here and get the Spider:

http://forums.techguy.org/showthread.php?threadid=55214&highlight=Spider

Go to Run and type MSINFO32
On the left choose Software Enviroment, then Startup Programs. Copy/paste the list here.

Also, go here and download AddAware

http://www.lavasoftusa.com/

Download and run, ensuring that Deep Registry scan is enabled. Remove all except any references to Web3000 or new.net. If you're unsure, copy/paste the list here.

Also, whilst you're there, download and install RefUpdate to get the latest updates. Just click Connect.

Regards

eddie
 

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Doe anyone know of any good software we can use to stream high quality video (preferably MPEG) over the Internet? We have a high speed line, and a very high quality camera.

Thanks a lot,
Dan
 

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Most NLE's have rendering codecs built in that will allow you to render in many different formats. If its MPEG you want, just capture your video, then encode to MPEG-- and you are good to go. You willl need a place to host your files because they tend to be big and not conducive to emailing.
 

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When downloading a movie off a web site it takes 2hours  for 1/2 hr. of play on my wmplayer. How can i begin to correct this?

Answer:streaming video

Where are you downloading the movie from?

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Hi, I'm setting up a media lab at my church and one of the things we want to do is somehow stream the church service video from the main chapel to the social hall and eventually stream through the Internet. We have a limited budget mainly because I.m donating the time and equipment to honor my parents who past away a year ago today. Any help with possible solutions would be appreciated. Thanks Willie
 

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Should I post this inquiry at another site? Thanks
 

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I have Windows 7 on my desk PC. I live in a country area and streaming videos is a slow job. I`ve tried all the suggested improvements but it is still bad with repeated buffering.     My question is, is it possible to download (time is not a factor) and then view at a later time without the stop and start buffering?I know that on some streaming there is a grey strip that precedes the main download bit on the download progression line but not very often.  I would not have thought it was a difficult software project.

Answer:Video streaming

Hi Respigi, which streaming site are you downloading the videos from. Naming the website will be best to know the perfect solution for you.Try Internet Download Manager, its features like "Automatically start downloading of URLs placed on Clipboard" and the "Grabber" functionalityhelps to get files of choice.

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Tried youtube and several other tubes, very little will play. Reinstalled flash player, no effect. Turned off my firewall, no effect.I'm using a NetGear router with built in firewall. It's set to allow anything/always so shouldn't be blocking, but it might be.I can't find out what ports to open for streaming video.I also need to know how to set McAffee firewall to allow youtume.com access to the net?Can anyone help.

Answer:Streaming video won't come down

I don`t think the Netgear router can be the problem: I have one and access YouTube videos OK.Never having used McAfee firewall, I cannot comment. I use ZoneAlarm pro which has been set not to block YouTube.

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Hi All

For the life of me i cant get streaming to work from windows 7 to Xbox 360.

In the old days using XP i would stream direct to Xbox 360 using WMP, easy as with no porblems.

Now i cant seem to get any sharing working through wmp12, i have shared everyone and everything, spent numreous hours trying to get it to work with no luck.

i use PS# media server which works but the video is choppy and stops.
Media Centre is even worse, i cant even watch 5 seconds before is stops and buffs.

I know enough about computers to know i am going crazy trying to figure this out.. if anyone is willing to help pl email and i will greatly appriciate it.

I would even remote access etc if that would help.

thank you
Michael

Answer:Streaming Video

Hi and welcome to TSF have you installed this Set up a Windows Media Center Extender
or read this How to share files to Xbox 360 without Windows Media Player or 3rd - Microsoft Answers
or tried media player 11

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Hi folks, I have a fairly new Dell XPS/windows7/Laptop. I've had it for about three months with no problems. My luck just ran out. No streaming videos work. I've uninstalled and reinstalled the latest Adobe Flash and the latest version of Java script. I've disabled my firewall and everything else I know what to do. This problem is in both Firefox and I.E. both which I have the latest versions of. Can anyone help? Thank you in adavance.

Answer:Need help...Streaming Video

just to test, try downloading and see if it works. Chrome automatically manages the flash so it will install automatically and update automatically by the browser. If this works, then maybe it's just firefox and IE's problem. If not, maybe something on your computer is problematic.

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I need some info on streaming video. Where do i get it and how do i download it.

Answer:What is streaming video?

click here=johnny

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