cant play bbc news items on website

  johnnyrocker 23:40 21 Feb 06
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i know it is late but i have been lucky with "night watchers" before all i get in the play window on the bbc website where it says watch any news item etc i get what would normally be the viewing screen but with a little box in the top left with three colours and nothing else, i suspect this is allied to a pic prob but if i can sort this first it would be nice,
thank you in advance.


johnny.

  johnnyrocker 23:45 21 Feb 06

i should have added that i am running win xp pro sp2 my apologies tis late;)


johnny.

  Thalmus 23:52 21 Feb 06

do you have real player installed? I think the BBC news site uses that for most of its videos, unfortunately

  remind 23:54 21 Feb 06

You can usually select WMP or RealPlayer (realalternative here click here).
Which do you usually use?

  johnnyrocker 23:54 21 Feb 06

thanks for that i do and it plays other items with no probs.


johnny.

  johnnyrocker 23:57 21 Feb 06

the website does not give me a choice of player but immediately goes to the screen that i have previously described.


johnny.

  remind 23:58 21 Feb 06

Cleared your browser cache? Is there a specific video that's a problem, or all of them?

  remind 23:59 21 Feb 06

Just clicked this click here and it's not appearing...

  remind 00:00 22 Feb 06

Appeared eventually, with WMP/Realplayer choice.

  johnnyrocker 00:03 22 Feb 06

i can play nothing on the bbc website,thanks for your link rerminder i have saved it to look at tomorrow


johnny.

  ashdav 00:30 22 Feb 06

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