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Scott
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« on: June 27, 2010, 05:35:24 PM »

Hello,  Have added a new computer and it has windows 7 and when I try to play a atc site it says media player does not have the correct codec.
I checked the FAQ but don't see anything.
Does anyone know what I need to get this to play or what the codec is?
Thanks a lot, Scott
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« Reply #1 on: June 27, 2010, 07:14:59 PM »

If you download and install the free Combined Community Codec Pack from http://www.cccp-project.net/ it should play. The CCCP contains all commonly used video and audio codecs in use today. It's likely your new PC simply doesn't have the codec installed to decode the stream.
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« Reply #2 on: June 27, 2010, 07:36:15 PM »

Hi, thanks for the info.  I did download that file and installed it.  After restarting it I am still getting the same msg that win media player can not play the file.  Is the php extention a normal extention?  Is anyone using windows 7 advise if they are able to get any of the feeds to work?
Thanks again, Scott
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« Reply #3 on: June 28, 2010, 06:45:59 PM »

I'm using Windows 7 Ultimate, have been for 6 months now and every feed played perfectly right out the box. I'm not sure what the issue here is. I would suggest, as a last resort, using the Flash or Java players if your WMP is playing up.
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« Reply #4 on: June 28, 2010, 06:48:45 PM »

Also, I'm not sure where you're getting a .php extension?

If you click on the LISTEN (Launches in your MP3 player) link, it launches an M3U file, which is a stram WMP will easily recognize. Try this page for example - JFK Streams.

http://www.liveatc.net/search/?icao=kjfk
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