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Can't stream live news

By learninmypc
Jul 20, 2011
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  1. CAMusing

    CAMusing TS Enthusiast Posts: 328

    Have you try running your browser without add-ons?

    Are you running the latest flash player and Java versions?
     
  2. learninmypc

    learninmypc TS Evangelist Topic Starter Posts: 5,462   +243

    I do believe I have have tried without add-ons but will retry again today @ noon PDT.
    Both Flash player & Java are current.
    I'm wondering if using the Recovery Console might work? I had used it once before ( about 2 1/2 years ago when I got it from my friend) when a .dll got accidentally deleted.
    Will post back in a couple hours either way.
     
  3. Rabbit01

    Rabbit01 TS Booster Posts: 903   +39

    Try changing the DNS server settings in Windows & your router to that of OpenDNS or Google and see what happens. You can always revert to the old settings.

    OpenDNS:
    208.67.222.222
    208.67.220.220


    Google DNS:
    8.8.8.8
    8.8.4.4

    Here's a how-to: http://code.google.com/speed/public-dns/docs/using.html
     
  4. learninmypc

    learninmypc TS Evangelist Topic Starter Posts: 5,462   +243

    I've tried both FF & SeaMonkey in safe mode & no change. :(
     
  5. learninmypc

    learninmypc TS Evangelist Topic Starter Posts: 5,462   +243

    Rabbit01, I'm sorry but I don't have access to a printer to print it out with nor a phone to call for help.
    Its not exactly a "must have" to watch it online since I watch it on tv.
    If I can manage to borrow a friends laptop, I'd at least try Recovery Console
    Thanks to all that helped.:)
     
  6. learninmypc

    learninmypc TS Evangelist Topic Starter Posts: 5,462   +243

    An update: I have a friends laptop here & still can't stream their live newscasts.
    :confused::confused:
     
  7. Rabbit01

    Rabbit01 TS Booster Posts: 903   +39

    Based on this, looks like your computer isn't the problem, which is good news. Have you tried changing the router's DNS server setting to see if that does anything?
     
  8. learninmypc

    learninmypc TS Evangelist Topic Starter Posts: 5,462   +243

    When he returns for the laptop,tonight or maybe tomorrow, I'll ask him if he knows how to do such unless someone here knows, thank you.
     
  9. Rabbit01

    Rabbit01 TS Booster Posts: 903   +39

    Typically the address for the router is 192.168.1.1. What's the make & model?
     
  10. learninmypc

    learninmypc TS Evangelist Topic Starter Posts: 5,462   +243

    I have no idea,will talk to him when I see him.
     
  11. learninmypc

    learninmypc TS Evangelist Topic Starter Posts: 5,462   +243

     
  12. Rabbit01

    Rabbit01 TS Booster Posts: 903   +39

    I suppose it doesn't hurt to try. You will very likely lose all custom settings (such as port forwarding, wireless config, etc.) when you reset the router.

    So you have a modem supplied by your phone/cable company, and you connected a router to it? Can you connect the modem directly to your computer? If so, try that and see if you can get the video streaming. If it doesn't work then it might be something your ISP is doing and nothing can be done or there might be settings in the modem that can be changed. I'm not familiar this type of setup. I have one device which is a modem/router combo.
     
  13. learninmypc

    learninmypc TS Evangelist Topic Starter Posts: 5,462   +243

    I have no idea what the set up is. I just got curious & googled "How to reboot a router" & that is some of what came up.
    In a prior situation I had at a different apartment, I had to un plug the router/modem I think it was, because the ISP cut out.
    I had the ISP help on the phone then. Definetely over my head but the more times I have to do it,the more I learn.
    Thanks again for your help & one last thought.I think. Any chance a MS monthy patch could be affecting it?
    I moved in here on the 2nd of July & had no problems streaming it till it stopped as I mentioned earlier in this thread & then it again suddenly quit around Aug/Sept:confused: & nothing since then.
     
  14. Rabbit01

    Rabbit01 TS Booster Posts: 903   +39

    It's possible. But since your friend's laptop is experiencing the same problem, it might not be a Windows issue.
     
  15. learninmypc

    learninmypc TS Evangelist Topic Starter Posts: 5,462   +243

    Another DUH moment,thanks. :)
     
  16. learninmypc

    learninmypc TS Evangelist Topic Starter Posts: 5,462   +243

    I'm tickled pink. http://www.kirotv.com/ re designed their website & I am now able to stream their broadcast live in both browsers. Thanks to all that helped me with this.:D:grinthumb
     
  17. Rabbit01

    Rabbit01 TS Booster Posts: 903   +39

    Cool. Live news not streaming now, guess I'll check it out some other time. But looks like they changed it to Flash video instead of using Windows Media Player. I wonder what the problem was before. Oh well, what matters is that you can watch it now.
     
  18. learninmypc

    learninmypc TS Evangelist Topic Starter Posts: 5,462   +243

    Not to mention, it now goes to full screen. . Enjoy it when you watch it. :D
     


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