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Web browser won't open Windows Media Player

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    Web browser won't open Windows Media Player

    How do I get web sites with audio that uses media players such as WMA to work? Whenever I go to a web site that my old Windows 7 desktop would play with Windows Media player the new laptop doesn't play the audio at all. It works fine with flash, but just not the media player. Do I just not have something enabled or have they changed something in the new OS? Thanks.

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    Harrisonburg, Va.
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    Windows 8.1.1 Pro with Media Center

    Have you tried this:

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    Can you please put that in words, as I'm almost totally blind, so I can't see pictures? Thanks.
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Web browser won't open Windows Media Player
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