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Old August 6th, 2002, 06:55 PM   #31
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The high speed doesn't play on my Mac, OS X 10.1.5 with Internet Explorer 5.2.1 and Windows Media Player. It waits and waits but nothing ever plays. Sorry.

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Old August 6th, 2002, 08:07 PM   #32
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All you had to say was Mac

Okeedokee. I don't know why this is but there have only been a few Mac users that have been able to watch these or other files with windows media player so you're not alone. Do you have the latest windows media player. If not, go to http://www.microsoft.com/windows/windowsmedia/download for a free player for OS X. I believe the first person I encountered with the same problem had to do restart for the new install to take effect. If you want to try this, let me know how it works out or you may just have to watch it in on a PC if you can. Thanks.

If it makes you feel any better, I have a lot of trouble watching Quicktime files on my PC.
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Old August 6th, 2002, 08:18 PM   #33
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I was able to watch it with no problem using a G4 and OSX on an ADSL connection. I also have the newest version of Windows media player. Look for the usual culprits:

1. connection speed
2. system version
3. Windows media version

One thing I noticed, though...unlike QuickTime that shows you the downloading process, with some Windows Media clips nothing shows at all until most or all of the file has downloaded. With big files, that can take a few minutes at times.

Just let the cursor spin, go eat lunch, and when you come back...voila! (maybe)
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Old August 6th, 2002, 08:21 PM   #34
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Hi John,
Did it play smoothly with that ADSL connection?
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James,

Played very smoothly. Really, no problems at all.
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Old August 6th, 2002, 08:24 PM   #36
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Thank you.

Thank you sir.
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Old August 6th, 2002, 08:32 PM   #37
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Sir?!

Way too formal for me, James. My idea of a formal occasion is one that requires newly washed jeans. ;)

Call me John...puh-leez.
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