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Old 04-01-2004, 11:07 PM   #1
luisluz
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Windows and msnbc


Since Microsoft stopped supporting the Real Player on the MSNBC web site, I have not been able to get video there. Does anyone? I see that the M Player has suport for this, but can Mosilla be configured to do this or are we shut out entirely? Or are there any news sites that have video that can be seen with Mozilla, Konqueror or other browser. Thanks for any advice.
 
Old 04-01-2004, 11:11 PM   #2
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RealPlayer8 is available for linux, and has a plugin that works with Mozilla and Konq.

Heres the link
 
Old 04-02-2004, 04:52 PM   #3
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I already tried that but it doesn't work, though it works on other web sites such as NPR.org. I think that Microsoft and NBC have just made the video content unavailable except to windows machines. You'd think that would be monopolistic behavior which is what they are not supposed to do. Thanks anyway.
 
Old 04-02-2004, 05:00 PM   #4
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when u go to the site(never been there and have no desire) i would think u have to click on something to get the video. try right click on the link and hit properties. it should be something.rm, right?? just try saving the link and open real player, open file and browse to the link u just saved. give that a try. i doubt if they blocked non-winbloze os's
 
Old 04-02-2004, 11:57 PM   #5
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it was awhile back that i tried to access the site with netscape....it failed...message was to use IE...to hell with it....it's their loss not mine
 
  


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