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WMV videos on do not load or play

Posted: Mon Jul 19, 2010 11:36 am
by JamesAnderson
Just tried to view the video content on, the Windows Media versions, and they will not play. The Windows Media Player does not load, all I get is a black screen and a loading status that does not change after getting about to just past halfway.

Here's one of the two links I tried. It's the one for presidencies, the other one on the same page did not load either. May be the case with all of the .wmv files on this part of

Posted: Mon Jul 19, 2010 11:57 am
by mfmohlma
They worked for me yesterday (and still do today). What browser are you using? You might want to try a different web browser or open the links directly in WMP.

Posted: Mon Jul 19, 2010 4:30 pm
by JamesAnderson
Using Firefox 3.6.4 or later, have WMP installed. Usually Winamp or WMP loads them, this time it has not done so.

Edit: Found the problem, corrupted WMP. Reinstalled it, this time the player, etc., loaded right. Am watching the video now.