Trouble Playing Podcasts?

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If you are having trouble playing Podcasts in your browser please try the remedy appropriate for your Windows Operating system below. You will probably have to close all browser windows and re-open your browser for any of the fixes outlined below to work. 

For other operating systems please review your operating system instructions for associating file types.  If one of these fixes doesn't solve the problem then a more serious problem may be involved.

W2k and XP operating systems:

  1. Open Control Panel

  2. Choose Add/Remove Software

  3. Click Set Program Access and Defaults icon on the left

  4. Make sure WMP (Windows Media Player) is checked.

  5. If it is checked, uncheck it and recheck the box then click OK.

  6. Re-open your browser and try the Podcast again. If this doesn't help see Other below.

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Vista Operating Systems:

  1. Go to Control Panel, and click "Default programs"

  2. Click "Associate a file type or protocol with a program"

  3. Double-click the file-type under the "name" column (".mp3"). The list may take a few moments to load.

  4. Under the list of Recommended Programs, choose Windows Media Player. If it is already selected, unselect it and choose Windows Media Player again.

  5. Re-open your browser and try the Podcast again. If this doesn't help see Other below.

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Internet Explorer 7 (Helps some IE 7 users)

  1. Select Tools from the IE 7 menu

  2. Then choose Internet Options.

  3. From the Internet Options Menu choose the Security(tab)

  4. Choose the Internet(Zone) and Custom Level

  5. Select Miscellaneous

  6. Then Enable the following Item: "Open files based on content, not file extension"

  7. Re-open your browser and try the Podcast again. If this doesn't help see Other below.
     

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Other potential solutions:

  1. Open Windows Media Player

  2. Click on Tools and then Options

  3. Select File Types

  4. If there is a checkmark in the check box next to "MP3 audio file (mp3)" uncheck it, click Apply and close the program.

  5. Re-Open Windows Media Player repeat steps 2-4 and re-check the box next to "MP3 audio file (mp3)", click Apply and close the program.

  6. Re-open your browser and try the Podcast again.

Other Option 2:

  1. Verify that all Windows Updates for Windows Media Player and your version of Internet Explorer are installed properly.

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If you know of other "fixes" that can be applied to solve this problem please let us know and we will add the instructions to the list.


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