Windows media player cannot connect to the server, trying to watch a video online

I have windows 7 64 bit.  for a few weeks now, I couldn't watch the live cam of bridge for the Confederation Bridge. I have not changed my settings. Tells me to check my settings, or try again later.

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Hi Maritimegrl,

I suggest you follow these methods and see if it helps:

Method 1: Run the troubleshooting Windows Media Player Settings Troubleshooter and check if it makes a difference.

Open the troubleshooting Windows Media Player settings Troubleshooter

http://Windows.Microsoft.com/en-us/Windows7/open-the-Windows-Media-Player-settings-Troubleshooter

Method 2: Follow these steps and check if that helps:

1. click on Start, click all programs, then Accessories.

2 right click on inviteand then click run as administrator.

3. If the user account control dialog box appears, confirm that the displayed action corresponds to what you want, and then click continue.

4. type regsvr32 wmnetmgr.dll

5. press ENTER, and then click OK.


Method 3:

Enable and disable Windows Media Player. To do this, follow the steps below:

(a) click Start, click Control Panel, and then double-click programs and features.

(b) click on Turn Windows Features on or off.

If you are prompted for an administrator password or a confirmation, type the password or provide confirmation.

(c) extend the functionality of media

(d) delete the Windows Media Player check box, and then click ok

(e) follow the same steps as above, this time place a check mark against the Windows Media Player check box

(f) click Ok, and then restart the computer

Check whether the problem is resolved

Hope this helps, if you need help on Windows or the problem persists, please let us know we will be happy to help you.

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