Re: Playing video in Meidaplayer 11 on Vista Beta 2 5342

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Paul Smith

"::Adam Drew::" <[email protected]> wrote in message
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> Hi people,
>
> Just wondering if anyone can help. This isn't the first time I've had
> this problem, but I don't seem to be able to get video to play on Vista
> Beta 2 build 5342 - using Mediaplayer 11. Does anyone else have this
> problem? I downloaded the Xmas video from Microsoft connect and tried to
> play it - but nothing. Mediaplayer doesn't crash, it just doesn't play
> the video. MediaCenter, however, seems to be playing them fine.
>
> Anybody got any ideas as to why this would be happening? Could it be my
> hardware causing these issues? (Pentium D, Gefore 6800GS, 512MB RAM...)


I sometimes have to click play a couple of times or double click the file in
the playlist to get it to play in 5342. Known bug I believe.

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Zack Whittaker

Yeh they had a similar thing in 5308 where you had to double press on the
red X in the corner to close some applications. This was fixed thank God
because it drove me nuts... but make sure you bug it anyway :o)

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"Paul Smith" <[email protected]> wrote in message
news:[email protected]
> "::Adam Drew::" <[email protected]> wrote in message
> news:[email protected]
>> Hi people,
>>
>> Just wondering if anyone can help. This isn't the first time I've had
>> this problem, but I don't seem to be able to get video to play on Vista
>> Beta 2 build 5342 - using Mediaplayer 11. Does anyone else have this
>> problem? I downloaded the Xmas video from Microsoft connect and tried to
>> play it - but nothing. Mediaplayer doesn't crash, it just doesn't play
>> the video. MediaCenter, however, seems to be playing them fine.
>>
>> Anybody got any ideas as to why this would be happening? Could it be my
>> hardware causing these issues? (Pentium D, Gefore 6800GS, 512MB RAM...)

>
> I sometimes have to click play a couple of times or double click the file
> in the playlist to get it to play in 5342. Known bug I believe.
>
> --
> Paul Smith,
> Yeovil, UK.
> Microsoft MVP Windows Shell/User.
> http://www.windowsresource.net/
>
> *Remove 'nospam.' to reply by e-mail*
>
>
 

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