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msn video will not play.

by brian4xp / May 3, 2006 11:00 AM PDT

When I go to the msn video page and click on a video another window pops up with the player in it and links to various videos. It appears to be loading the video but then a message comes up,

"the video you requested is not available"

This happens for any video I try to play, so I don't think it is just particular videos that are not accessible for whatever reason.

I clicked on help, made sure I was updated as far as Internet Explorer, Media Player, and Flash just as the instructions suggested, but still can't get a video to play. I checked on MS support knowledgebase,etc. but have not been able to find any other postings of this problem.

Any suggestions? (I'm running WinXP home, SP2, Windows firewall.)

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msn video will not play
by barrychung / July 29, 2011 10:29 AM PDT

I have the same problem. I contacted the MS support team but didn't get anywhere with the person. I did everything as brian4xp did and have no solution to it.

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Same here but for my video I know why.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / July 30, 2011 8:41 AM PDT

It turns out that over the years Microsoft has many dead links and the video is no longer there but the links are!

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msn video will not play
by barrychung / July 31, 2011 9:00 AM PDT

Brian4xp, have you sorted out your problem?

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