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Windows Media Players

by tonina8r / September 2, 2006 1:03 AM PDT

Hi, I'm just wondering if there are any Windows Media Playing apps that can play .wmv, .wma on the internet (pref. without having to open the application to do so). VLC doesn't seem to do either of these things.

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Have you tried
by mrmacfixit Forum moderator / September 2, 2006 3:11 AM PDT
In reply to: Windows Media Players


This adds codecs to Quicktime and plays streaming video quite well.

It's free


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Yeah I know about Flip4Mac
by tonina8r / September 2, 2006 4:24 PM PDT
In reply to: Have you tried

Flip4Mac requires an admin password (well the last version I checked anyways). I need something that is similar to Flip4Mac that doesn't require any gay admin passwords. Got any suggestions?

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What is a Gay Admin Password?
by mrmacfixit Forum moderator / September 3, 2006 12:56 AM PDT

and if this is your machine, why do you not have one?


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Definition of a gay admin pword
by tonina8r / September 3, 2006 10:44 PM PDT
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Doesn't look Gay to me
by mrmacfixit Forum moderator / September 4, 2006 4:36 AM PDT

Look just like a regular Admin password request.

Perhaps your Dad is just concerned about where you may be surfing, maybe he is concerned about the stories of abductions of young children.

You do have few years to go before you would be considered an adult in most cultures.

I know many parents that have children older than you that still have limitations on their use of the computer and the places they are allowed to go to .


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Do you agree with what he's doing though?
by tonina8r / September 4, 2006 11:43 PM PDT
In reply to: Doesn't look Gay to me

He even looked at my Xanga site! Well maybe that doesn't seem unheard of to you but it's pretty sad that he goes behind my back. My Mum told me on the weekend. It's now deleted. Do you agree with this sort of stuff?
It's fine to be concerned, can you be too concerned or too controlling though?
Oh and jw, what's with the "P" at the end of your msgs lol.

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No Comment
by mrmacfixit Forum moderator / September 5, 2006 2:03 AM PDT

on the way that your parents control your access to the computer.

You should be aware that there are numerous posts from parents who are wanting to restrict the places that their children go.

You could change all the passwords on the machine but to do that you would have to have an OS X installation disk. How desperate are you?

(it's an initial)

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No I'm not that despartae
by tonina8r / September 5, 2006 7:51 PM PDT
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Thanks for your help dude

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