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Trouble Loading Windows Media Player

Postby joe817 » Wed Mar 10, 2010 1:09 pm

I'm trying(without success) to listen to the DPS Public Safety Committee meeting audio as per their website:

http://www.txdps.state.tx.us/calendar/index.htm

When using Firefox (v.3.6), it loads forever and doesn't do anything.
When using IE(v.7.0.5730.11, with Service Pak 3 installed) it loads for 5 minutes then says "cannot display page".

I'm using Windows Media Player v.11 for XP which is my OS.

I've listened to the audio of the meeting before, but I've had this problem many times.

Is it my machine, or does the DPS website have something quirky about it? Anyone else have this problem?
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Re: Trouble Loading Windows Media Player

Postby Russell » Sun Mar 14, 2010 9:14 pm

It's a 52 MB mp3, which is why its taking a long to load. The reason why IE says it can't display the page is because it's timing out.

Have you tried downloading the MP3 first, and then playing it on your computer locally?

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Re: Trouble Loading Windows Media Player

Postby joe817 » Sun Mar 14, 2010 9:20 pm

No, the thought never entered my mind. Good suggestion! I'll try it. Thanks!
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Re: Trouble Loading Windows Media Player

Postby pbwalker » Sun Mar 14, 2010 9:35 pm

Have you tried upgrading?
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Re: Trouble Loading Windows Media Player

Postby wheelgun1958 » Tue May 04, 2010 5:26 pm

Running Ubuntu 10.04 with Firefox 3.6.3 with no problem in hearing audio. Kinda boring though. :yawn


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Re: Trouble Loading Windows Media Player

Postby Devildog7781 » Wed Jun 09, 2010 6:29 pm

Get a Mac.


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