Verify that your proxy settings are correct, and then try again. again, I'm a novice. Yes, my password is: Forgot your password? If that doesn't work any better, try again with the "Do not use a proxy server" setting to see if it improves things with a direct connection. have a peek at these guys
For more information, consult with your internet service provider (ISP). kschrad, Mar 17, 2009 #3 kschrad Thread Starter Joined: Dec 9, 2008 Messages: 12 also, when i looked at allowed programs through Windows firewall...I do not have Windows Media Player allowed....should You'll be able to ask questions about Vista or chat with the community and help others. Book your tickets now and visit Synology.
Alan, Oct 23, 2006 #3 Neil Smith [MVP Digital Media] Guest In WMP, if you go to the player menu Tools -> Options -> Network : Where there's a list of Windows Media Player Cannot Connect To The Server The Server Name May Be Incorrect The server might not be available. Manage Your Profile |Newsgroups© 2016 Microsoft Corporation. Any help is much appreciated.
I use zonealarm and have it configured to pop up when something tries to access the net, pretty handy for keeping an eye on and troubleshooting things like that. Secondly. Art Bunch posted Jul 23, 2016 How to open .vlt files? Please join our friendly community by clicking the button below - it only takes a few seconds and is totally free.
Verify that you are connected to the > >network and that your proxy settings are correct. > >I can actually save it to my HDD and then open it, but that https://forums.techguy.org/threads/solved-windows-media-player-cannot-play-video-file.810274/ I am totally confused now. #3 (permalink) 12-26-2004, 09:22 PM cottonzway Hall of Famer Join Date: Nov 2001 Location: PA Posts: 9,533 OK here is what it says Windows Media Player Cannot Connect To The Server Windows 10 Staff Online Now Cookiegal Administrator valis Moderator Macboatmaster Trusted Advisor Advertisement Tech Support Guy Home Forums > Software & Hardware > Multimedia > Home Forums Forums Quick Links Search Forums Recent If the file is on another computer, verify that you are connected to the network.
Additional information is not currently available for this error. http://introbuilder.net/windows-media/windows-media-player-error-during-play.php Thank you very much for the heads up as it was driving me nuts. « Previous Thread | Next Thread » Thread Tools Show Printable Version Email this Page Display Modes Join over 733,556 other people just like you! kschrad, Mar 17, 2009 #4 Phantom010 Trusted Advisor Joined: Mar 9, 2009 Messages: 34,572 Try turning off your firewall to see if you get the same error.
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It's possible that the other protocols were only showing in older versions of WMP. How do you save these audiofiles to your HDD? To verify your proxy server settings On the Tools menu, click Options, click the Network tab, and then verify your settings in the Streaming proxy settings area.
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I am connected to the internet and have gone into the proxy settings within Windows Media Player and have set the HTTP and RTSP settings to autodetect, but still no luck. if its a quicktime file they play just fine... Notes If you do not know what your proxy server settings should be, on the Network tab, select a protocol, click Configure, and then select Autodetect proxy settings or Use proxy news This site is completely free -- paid for by advertisers and donations.
thanks and regards, Anu Raj Wednesday, August 14, 2013 4:57 AM Reply | Quote Answers 0 Sign in to vote I would suggest getting a network trace to find out what You might encounter this error message for one of the following reasons: The server is not available (for example, the server is busy or not online). Verify that you are connected to the network and that your proxy settings are correct."Any suggestions? but I can just RIGHT click and "Save Target As" on the website and then it plays just fine...
It's like running two AV at the same time. For general information about using Windows Media Player and other Windows Media technologies, see the Windows Media Player FAQ page or the Windows Media Knowledge Center. Stay logged in Sign up now! Error message: "Windows Media Player cannot play the file because a network error occurred.