RealPlayer a real pain

  bovthedog 17:42 PM 09 Oct 11
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Am trying to play some video on my PC but when I do I get 'RealPlayer needs to download new software to play this clip', which I do and install. When I go to play the video I get the same message and so the cycle continues. Questions. Why do I need RP to play video and why do I get the same message ad infinitum? Is there a solution or will my video never play?

  Graphicool1 18:01 PM 09 Oct 11

VLC...Click here...there are many free players, of which this is just one.

  rawprawn 19:36 PM 09 Oct 11

Try Preferences> Content> Media Types> Select " make Media Player my universal media player

  bovthedog 19:48 PM 09 Oct 11

Thanks for the replies but I did say that the video needed RealPlayer to play.

  bovthedog 20:28 PM 09 Oct 11

ok problem solved. RealPlayer didn't install properly.

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