Streaming Video Is Not Working In Windows Media Player

by Greg Lindberg

With the Windows Media Player application installed on your computer you can watch videos from a DVD, downloaded video clips or streaming video online. If a video won't stream on your Windows Media Player, then a User Datagram Protocol (UDP) package enabled with your software most likely caused the problem. You will be able to stream your video properly after you disable the UDP feature.

1

Click on the "Start" button from your desktop and then click on the "All Programs" option.

2

Click on the "Windows Media Player" option from the list of programs and then the application will open on your screen.

3

Click on the "Tools" option from the top toolbar menu and then click on the "Options" button.

4

Click on the "Network" tab from the Options dialog box and then click on the box next to the "UDP" field so that it's deselected.

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Click on the "OK" button to close out of the dialog box and then play a streaming video to ensure the problem has been corrected.

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