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bugman
2003-06-13, 07:28 PM
Okay, here is the deal. I have downloaded a few unicycle videos from various sites and I have a question. SOmetimes when I download, they seem to be downloaded and stored on the internet. Other times I spend 30-40 minutes downloading a 4.5 Meg video, and the next time I go to play it, it has to find the source... buffering etc... until 45 minutes later I can use my computer and watch the video again.

The one I am specificly having the problem with is the "Under No Influence" trailer. How do I ensure that it is saved in the Media Player? Or is there a better way to save these? Any help would be great.

Chad

nosabe332
2003-06-13, 08:16 PM
i can't think of very much regarding the situation. but, when you are saving the files, are you certain you are saving them? sometimes left-clicking on a link to a video will stream it directly from the internet into your media player/browser. to be certain about saving a file, i usually right-click and select 'save target as'. (right click = using the other mouse button that opens up menus, depending on whether you have a left or right handed mouse) that should work. if not.. let the computer wizards type their magic.

bugman
2003-06-13, 08:33 PM
Originally posted by nosabe332
i can't think of very much regarding the situation. but, when you are saving the files, are you certain you are saving them? sometimes left-clicking on a link to a video will stream it directly from the internet into your media player/browser. to be certain about saving a file, i usually right-click and select 'save target as'. (right click = using the other mouse button that opens up menus, depending on whether you have a left or right handed mouse) that should work. if not.. let the computer wizards type their magic.

You're probably right. I'll try it that way in the future.

bugman
2003-06-13, 08:40 PM
Well the future is now! I just tried it that way, and hot diggity it worked! Will miracles never cease? Thanks for the help Nosabe332.

Chad