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Can only watch videos in Nero?
« on: September 21, 2008, 11:28:01 PM »
Help!  I just came home from work and turned my machine on and I cannot watch some videos. The only program that seems to work is Nero Showtime which isn't a big problem but I can't watch streaming video that requires Windows Media Player.  I can watch .swf just fine and youtube seems to still work.  I've reinstalled graphics driver, media players, codecs(tried k-lite and indeo), lowered my resolution, disabled hardware acceleration, run spyware removal and antivirus, cleaned out temp files, and IE cache.  Nothing seems to work but here is a catch...DVD still works with Windows Media.  Anyone have any ideas?

Windows XP SP3
AMD Athlon 64 X2 4800+
ATI Radeon HD 3400 X 2 in Crossfire
Polaroid 19" HD WS LCD
« Last Edit: September 21, 2008, 11:44:06 PM by Quignocity »

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Re: Can only watch videos in Nero?
« Reply #1 on: September 22, 2008, 08:23:56 AM »
What type of file extensions can not be played.  Some of the streamed data could be Quicktime or Real Player format
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Re: Can only watch videos in Nero?
« Reply #2 on: September 22, 2008, 09:50:35 AM »
I posted this in another thread, it might help you with this.

Go to "My Computer" right click on the CD or DVD drive and choose "Properties".  In the tab that says "Autoplay" you'll see a drop down box, in each of the options put a tick in the "Prompt me each time to choose an action".

Now can choose what you want to do.