media player 12 says it's not connected to internet when the computer is
my windows media player used to play correctly until I was messing around in the computer. It does not recognize my status online anymore and says it is not connected to the internet. I can't watch any type of online media on it anymore. I have looked
everywhere to fix and I am baffled. please help and I promise to leave it alone if it is ever fixed again. Thanks for your time, guys
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If the above step fails disable proxy settings Windows media player if you have any, follow these steps:
1.Click the Start button , click
All Programs, and then click Windows Media Player.
2.If the Player is currently open and you’re in Now Playing mode, click the
Switch to Library button in the upper-right corner of the Player.
3.In the Player Library, click
Organize, and then click Options.
4.Click the Network tab.
5.In Streaming proxy settings, click the protocol you want to configure, and then click
Configure. Change any of the following settings:
6.Autodetect proxy settings. Select this option if you want the Player to detect the proxy settings or automatic configuration settings automatically.
7.Use proxy settings of the web browser. Select this option (available with the HTTP protocol only) if you want the Player to use the proxy settings of your default web browser.
8.Do not use a proxy server. If you select this option, the Player won't try to communicate with a proxy server when connecting to the Internet. Typically, this means that the Player
doesn't receive streaming content from the Internet.
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