How to Resolve the Issue of Realplayer® Not Working
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RealPlayer is a media player, that is introduced by RealNetworks, that includes various multimedia formats encompasses multiple generations of RealAudio and RealVideo codecs using MP3, MPEG-4, QuickTime, etc. The first version of RealPlayer was introduced in April 1995 as RealAudio Player, one of the first media players able of streaming media over the Online. Version 6 of RealPlayer was known by the name RealPlayer G2. Version 9 of the Real player was known as RealOne Player. Free 'Basic' versions were also provided with paid 'Plus' versions with additional features. On Windows, version 9 is installed with the features of separate program RealJukebox. The new version of RealPlayer is 10.5. Separate versions with excellent features are accessible for Mac OS X, Linux, UNIX, Palm OS and Symbian OS.
Here are the issues of Real Player with firewall, causes fro the issue and the tips to solve the issue:
- Tips to solve the issue
- Issues with firewall
- Causes for the issue
Issues with firewall
Firewalls generate barriers in order to avert illicit access to a network. They act as the security doors through which some data might pass and others might not. RealSystem content regularly go through these barriers without difficulty, but sometimes it is necessary to change your configuration settings. Sometimes the network firewall prevents Real IPs or servers by name. Usually home user is the administrator of this application and could alter the firewall configuration. As a result, the firewall might block the Real IP address.
Causes for the issue
The change in the configuration would not happen by accident or inadvertently. If the network firewall is purposely blocking access to the Player software, realplay.exe, the Network Administrator need to change this before the Player could connect. Unfortunately, Network Administrator might fail to change sometimes. Because of this improper configuration issue, Real Player could not work well or work as you expect.
You must properly configure your Personal Firewall to let Player access to the Internet. The manufacturer of your firewall software could be able to help you with this configuration. The correct configuration allows the Player access to the Internet could usually resolve any troubles. In order to rule out a personal firewall configuration as the problem, temporarily disable your security software and set your Internet Explorer security default to try a passable connection.
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