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MadameConcorde

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Hello all,

I am coming up with a problem trying to listen to a radio station from Argentina online - that needs Windows Media Player.
I have updated version 11 - the latest version to my knowledge. I am running XP Pro SP2 (or is it SP3) on my computer.

I get an Error message when I type the name of a file to play by using Windows Media Player.... "Cannot open file"
Other stations work perfectly well.

I looked here and followed their advice - it did not do any good.
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/234292

Somehow this one does not work. I get the error message each time.
Tried with my laptop (Windows 7) and I get the station to play automatically without any problem.

This is the station url: http://www.la2x4.gov.ar/

I don't know why I can't get it to run on this computer - it bugs every time. I don't know if this bug is common, no idea.

Maybe one of you will give me a solution?

Thank you very much in advance for any help/advice.
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Hi
The Website you are trying to access requires Flash Player11(mentioned at the bottom of that site).
Click here --> Click Scan now --> put a check-mark next to I accept --> click continue --> the scan will now run and once finished it'll show you the Browser plugins status --> Update all of them (among them you can see Adobe Flash Player also).
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Hi
The Website you are trying to access requires Flash Player11(mentioned at the bottom of that site).
Click here --> Click Scan now --> put a check-mark next to I accept --> click continue --> the scan will now run and once finished it'll show you the Browser plugins status --> Update all of them (among them you can see Adobe Flash Player also).


Thank you NightFury.

I followed your instructions and updated the missing Firefox things as you said - downloaded Adobe Flash Player 11 - but I see no improvement to the problem.
The file still won't open. All mute.

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Hi
Download the below files and then open them and open the registry files inside the .zip files, double click the registry files to get them added --> Restart computer and check.
File 1
File 2

If the above doesn't help then Download and install Firefox Browser from here --> then download and install the media player plugin for Firefox from here and install it --> Restart the Browser and then try the site in Firefox.
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