This happens when a website requires windows media player. It just shows an "x" whenever you try accessing the link.

There is two possible causes for this. Its either you haven't installed the Windows Media Player addon for IE8 or your default media player is not set to use WMP.

To install the Windows Media Player addon, navigate to the website that is having problem playing music or videos. A prompt should ask you if you want to run the addon.

Right click and click run add-on on all websites.

Click run when it prompts you the activex thingy.

That its. You should be able to see the windows media player.

Post will continue on part 2.

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  1. alex walker  

    October 18, 2013 at 1:46 PM

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