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Trouble streaming on Windows Media Player


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I have Windows XP on my laptop and lately I'm having trouble streaming media from Windows Media Player. For example, on Amazon.com to hear samples of songs, you usually click on the link and it opens in Windows Media Player, but it's just been giving me an error message. In addition, when I try to stream my favorite online radio station, the player opens up but nothing happens. I'm thinking it's some kind of security device on my system that is preventing me from streaming from websites. Is there any way of allowing my computer to stream?

Let me know if you need more information to help.

Thanks,

Kevin
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Try Winamp

http://www.filehippo...oad_winamp/?613

Click file, click internet radio, click shoutcast, select a station to see if it plays

This is to determine if it is media player or streaming in general
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Didn't seem to work. I think it's all streaming in general that's blocked. I even tried opening a live broadcast from my favorite radio station which opens in its own player and it didn't work. Any suggestions?
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