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PlayOn: Watch Hulu, YouTube, CBS, CNN, ESPN, and Netflix on your TV using your HR20?


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#561 OFFLINE   MurphieNB

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Posted 24 November 2009 - 04:47 PM

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Posted 27 November 2009 - 10:21 PM

Someone please help, I downloaded playon but it isn't showing up on my R22 and the firewalls are disabled, what else can I try? thanks.

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Posted 28 November 2009 - 03:31 PM

Someone please help, I downloaded playon but it isn't showing up on my R22 and the firewalls are disabled, what else can I try? thanks.

Andy


Is your R22 on the Internet? Can you download any of the VOD stuff? Also, did you try rebooting the R22 (assuming you are on the internet).

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Posted 28 November 2009 - 03:36 PM

Is your R22 on the Internet? Can you download any of the VOD stuff? Also, did you try rebooting the R22 (assuming you are on the internet).


Its on the Internet, my VOD works, its just not showing playon.

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Posted 30 November 2009 - 09:05 PM

[quote name='Grentz']Its funny, I have had no luck getting things to stream with playon to mediashare on my HR21 or HR22. I can see the content, but when I click it to play it starts up to a blank screen, waits awhile, then goes back to the file browser screen and says it cannot play.[QUOTE]

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#566 OFFLINE   bonscott87

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Posted 01 December 2009 - 08:50 AM

Its funny, I have had no luck getting things to stream with playon to mediashare on my HR21 or HR22. I can see the content, but when I click it to play it starts up to a blank screen, waits awhile, then goes back to the file browser screen and says it cannot play.


Ditto


This often happens to me with Hulu content. 90% of the time just try the show again and it will play fine. The other 10% takes a 3rd try.

Also be sure you're updated to the most recent version of PlayOn. There have been a couple patches the last month that fix bugs.

But keep in mind that DirecTV receivers are not officially supported by PlayOn, it just happens to work for most people. I'm eventually going to get a PS3 not for games but for Blu-Ray and for the fantastic media share (PlayOn fully supported thru it and the 360).

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Posted 03 December 2009 - 09:40 AM

Hi everyone,

I just bought a new laptop with Windows 7 on it. Playon server is running, but I cannot see it on my DVR anymore. It worked perfectly with my old computer. It has been a while since I installed it on my previous computer, but I do not remember having to do anything particular to make it be seen by my DVR.

Does this issue sounds familiar to any of you? Do you know what I need to do?

Thanks for your help,
Alex
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#568 OFFLINE   bonscott87

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Posted 03 December 2009 - 02:19 PM

Hi everyone,

I just bought a new laptop with Windows 7 on it. Playon server is running, but I cannot see it on my DVR anymore. It worked perfectly with my old computer. It has been a while since I installed it on my previous computer, but I do not remember having to do anything particular to make it be seen by my DVR.

Does this issue sounds familiar to any of you? Do you know what I need to do?

Thanks for your help,
Alex


Common problem with Windows 7, especially 64-bit. I just did a search on the PlayOn web site for Windows 7 and got a ton of hits. Most seem to indicate Win 7 doesn't seem to play well with DLNA right now. Imagine that, a Windows OS before the first service pack with problems. ;)

Anyway, the most common issue is a firewall, antivirus or other security software blocking it, be sure you have exceptions in all your security software. Other then that I guess go check the PlayOn forums for hints of what to do or send in a support ticket for it.

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Posted 03 December 2009 - 09:41 PM

Common problem with Windows 7, especially 64-bit. I just did a search on the PlayOn web site for Windows 7 and got a ton of hits. Most seem to indicate Win 7 doesn't seem to play well with DLNA right now. Imagine that, a Windows OS before the first service pack with problems. ;)

Anyway, the most common issue is a firewall, antivirus or other security software blocking it, be sure you have exceptions in all your security software. Other then that I guess go check the PlayOn forums for hints of what to do or send in a support ticket for it.



aaarrrggghhhh, I just looked in my services logs, and yes the server starts and stops on its own. Windows7 was supposed to finally make our lives easier. What happened? :o)

I am kidding, I actually finally like a version of windows since its initial release. :o)

Thanks for the quick reply.
Alex
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