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Strange Internet Connectivity Problem


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#1 nelclaret

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Posted 22 August 2007 - 05:32 PM

Hello A bit of an oddity: If I play a video on Real Player or You Tube and then close down, when I reboot I cannot get to my homepage or any favourites (not found on server). If I do an immediate restart then the problem goes away! If I do NOT play a video in a prticular session then I can connect as normal next time (Google is homepage) To summarise: 1 Internet session (no Vid) 2 Connects to homepage OK next boot but if 1 Internet session (plays vid) 2 Will not connect to homepage next boot (Firefox or IE) 3 Reboot - connects fine! Any clues - I'm puzzled? :scratch: Nelclaret

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#2 Doug

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Posted 06 September 2007 - 01:49 PM

Consider completely uninstalling Real Player, in favor of Real Player Lite

You will need a Codec pack to run Real formated media via MediaPlayer Classic

Here's a highly recommended "Pack" that includes the necessary Codecs plus RealPlayer lite

http://www.majorgeek...Pack_d5230.html

I've used it on many machines (but not on Vista as yet, so if you're running Vista we need to think again)

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