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Embedded .wmv video will not play in Chrome

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Embedded .wmv video will not play in Chrome andrew.hazenfield 11/18/08 3:54 PM
Does anyone know if there is a fix or plugin for this problem?
Re: Embedded .wmv video will not play in Chrome TheDarkKnight 12/17/08 9:44 AM
I am having the same problem, looking for an answer also
Re: Embedded .wmv video will not play in Chrome Recoil 12/17/08 5:26 PM
I'm getting the same problem too :(
Re: Embedded .wmv video will not play in Chrome Diab 12/18/08 5:28 AM
The same problem with me: works for few seconds then freeze, although it's continuing caching the video
Re: Embedded .wmv video will not play in Chrome trubs 2/6/09 5:29 AM
I had to re-install the latest version of Java.  Even though the install warned me that it was already installed - it fixed the problem described by Diab (all vids on YouTube and a few other sites)

http://java.com/en/download/chrome.jsp?locale=en&host=java.com:80
Re: Embedded .wmv video will not play in Chrome bretton 3/10/09 3:38 PM
It appears that the proxy settings are not detected properly with the default configuration.  I was able to get it working by Right Click on the Windows Media Player -> Plugins -> Options -> Network -> HTTP -> Autodetect Proxy Settings.  The default on mine was "use proxy settings of the web browser" but it did not work when there was no proxy.
Re: Embedded .wmv video will not play in Chrome GPapadopoulos 7/27/09 11:57 AM
Hi there exactly the same problem as Diab, installed and re-installed java 6 update 14 but no luck; also tried the "Right Click on the Windows Media Player -> Plugins -> Options -> Network -> HTTP -> Autodetect Proxy Settings" but still didn't solve the problem. Any other suggestions?

T.I.A.
Re: Embedded .wmv video will not play in Chrome wrUSA 9/19/09 7:00 PM
.wmx won't play either, it asks to SAVE AS ...
Re: Embedded .wmv video will not play in Chrome lem 11/3/09 6:29 PM
Same here. I get a blank screen. No option to download, and no video. I have no way to save the file and open it from the media player.

Chrome 4.0.223.16
Re: Embedded .wmv video will not play in Chrome yakovlev3a 2/3/10 10:52 AM
I downloaded and installed this plug in and it works now.
You guys should try it. Just download, install, and then exit your browser and reopen and go to the webpage you want
http://port25.technet.com/pages/windows-media-player-firefox-plugin-download.aspx
Re: Embedded .wmv video will not play in Chrome Nayana Adassuriya 6/8/10 11:48 PM
Hi all expert!!

are there any method to play WMA in Google chrome. Or any other flash base player that support WMA files?

I'm waiting here!!

thank you,
Nayana Adassuriya
Re: Embedded .wmv video will not play in Chrome Ragarm 6/12/10 2:08 PM
It's not a matter of fixing my Chrome installation. The problem is to write the html so that most everyone out there using Chrome can see the .wmv file that I've made available. I can't expect most folks to come here and work through their local fix.

So, the question remains, how to write the html link so that nearly everyone can display .wmv files? My html works in IE and in Firefox, why not in Chrome?
Re: Embedded .wmv video will not play in Chrome Innocent Sinner 12/8/10 9:20 AM
Ok, I had the same problem and resolved mine. Perhaps my problem was the same as yours:
I'm using a x64 version of Windows 7, so I have 2 "Program Files" folder (The normal "Program Files" and a "Program Files (x86) for x32/x86 installed programs)
Well... let's begin:
The plugin that allows you to watch embed wmv files on Google Chrome is "Windows Media Player Firefox Plugin" (http://port25.technet.com/pages/windows-media-player-firefox-plugin-download.aspx). Yeah, I know it's written "Firefox" but it's this one.
If your Mozilla Firefox is installed on "Program Files" instead of "Program Files (x86)" then you might not see embed files on Chrome nor in Firefox. Why? That's why:
When you install "Windows Media Player Firefox Plugin" it is located at "C:\Program Files (x86)\Mozilla Firefox\Plugins" but this Firefox folder is empty because there isn't any firefox installed in "Program Files (x86)"



What do you have to do is: Send all the files inside "C:\Program Files (x86)\Mozilla Firefox\Plugins" to "Plugins" folder where your Firefox is installed and then problem solved.
Re: Embedded .wmv video will not play in Chrome r380r390 12/23/10 11:50 AM
For those still looking for solution, here's what I did. This is not real fix, but still plays WMV video on the page. (I am using Windows Chrome version 8.0.552.224)

The fix is put a link, and Chrome would show a little icon after "</a>".
<a href="videofile.wmv">please click this:</a>

And it would show "Open video inline player" when you hover your mouse on the icon.
Re: Embedded .wmv video will not play in Chrome kris1234567 6/13/11 6:21 AM
when use wmv file it's not play Chrome please give me right answer
Re: Embedded .wmv video will not play in Chrome tmbgfan1234 7/18/11 5:58 AM
What I had to do was download the plug-in that others mentioned

http://port25.technet.com/pages/windows-media-player-firefox-plugin-download.aspx

I had to uninstall it, not just repair, and then reinstall it again.