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Windows media player problems

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Windows media player problems

Hi...

I would like to know why everytime i click a video link to play on a wepage it insists i download it before playing not just openeing up in windows media player like i would like to do...

i know this is probably something really simple but could someone help me please?!?!?!?!?...


Thanx in advance Kyle Shockedops:
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Windows media player problems

Not sure but this page here
http://www.updatexp.com/codec-for-windows-media-player-10.html

states that..."But the AVI format is not suited for Internet playback so .avi files are downloaded to a users PC and then played locally rather than trying to "stream" the content".

Could it be that the files your trying to play are AVI.

The only other thing I can think of is to open WM player, goto tools, options and select "file types" uncheck every box here, click apply, then tick every checkbox, select apply and close and then try a file on the 'net then.
Sorry I can't help more.