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Old 12-11-2017, 11:04 AM
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Hi everyone,

I have the Broadcastify window displayed. It shows Online and the Play button is visible, however, when I push Play, the button doesn't change into the Pause button.

The only recent change to my computer is the addition of FreeCommnader XE - a free file explorer program that replaces the VERY terrible MS File Explorer bundled with Windows 10. Could this have something to do with my issue? Somehow, I doubt it. Opinions? Thanks.
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Old 12-11-2017, 11:07 AM
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Hi everyone,

I have the Broadcastify window displayed. It shows Online and the Play button is visible, however, when I push Play, the button doesn't change into the Pause button.

The only recent change to my computer is the addition of FreeCommnader XE - a free file explorer program that replaces the VERY terrible MS File Explorer bundled with Windows 10. Could this have something to do with my issue? Somehow, I doubt it. Opinions? Thanks. Sorry for posting twice. Admin - perhaps you can delete my first post without the attachment.

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Old 12-11-2017, 12:54 PM
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Have you tried any of the other players in the drop down menu on the previous page?

When I pick Windows Media Player, I get a pop up window (Windows 7) that allows me to chose another player of my own. I can use the VLC player that I installed on my laptop.
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Old 12-11-2017, 1:32 PM
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Hi bb911. I went to the previous page and re-chose the HTML5 player and now it works! I think I was using it originally but something must have gone wrong. Seems to work now.

Many thanks !!
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Old 12-11-2017, 7:43 PM
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Old 12-13-2017, 9:13 AM
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I am having the same issue. Windows Media Player, VLC, Java all work but "Web Player" will not work no matter what browser I use
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Old 12-22-2017, 3:42 PM
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I am having the same issue. Windows Media Player, VLC, Java all work but "Web Player" will not work no matter what browser I use
Same here. It will *eventually* start playing after reloading the page a LOT of times..If I'm lucky. Did the web player get changed recently ? It used to load and play every time, the first time. Something weird I do notice is when I play using Media Player for a minute or so and then go back to the web site, it'll work..not sure if the web player isn't directing to the relay server properly or at all..Just somethin that started recently
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Old 12-22-2017, 3:45 PM
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I found out my problem.

I had a long time ago bookmarked the RadioReference Page with the feed I listen to.

That was the problem.

I deleted that page and replaced it with the equilivemt from Broadcastify and all is well. “Webplayer” was replaced with HTML 5 Player and works perfect.
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I found out my problem.

I had a long time ago bookmarked the RadioReference Page with the feed I listen to.

That was the problem.

I deleted that page and replaced it with the equilivemt from Broadcastify and all is well. “Webplayer” was replaced with HTML 5 Player and works perfect.
Ok..The page I use is bookmarked(for my own feed) and is using the HTML5 player. I've tried the flash player version using /webflash at the end of the page instead of just /web and it gives me the red X until reloading the page(with and without using the shift key) will finally start..it's weird
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Old 12-23-2017, 10:15 PM
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I agree. The website fails to play across multiple browsers and on multiple different computers and networks for me.
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Say problem doesn’t work on mine either,worked fine for years must be issue on there side?
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Old 12-25-2017, 4:14 AM
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Weird thing..I can go to the Top Listeners feed on the main site which is usually Chicago and load the HTML5 player and play it for a few seconds(weird it works)...then go back to the feed I have trouble with(mine) and it starts to play..not sure if that'll help any with trackin down the problem or not
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Old 12-25-2017, 5:59 PM
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Same thing here,I do that also and then it will work,try it next day and nothing again until I do the same thing you did?
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Old 01-11-2018, 2:58 AM
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Whatever ya guys did made it work now..sofar each time I load the player with a web browser..it works..Thanks for looking into it..If it starts to not work again, I'll return to this thread
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