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Can't Download RealPlayer

Discussion in 'Tech Talk' started by USMCsilver, Dec 16, 2004.

  1. USMCsilver

    USMCsilver Boat Life ©

    Oct 8, 2001
    Middle of SC
    Every time I try to DL the free version, I get an error saying that the server is too busy or that I'm not connected to the web. I tried earlier today and then again this evening.

    Any ideas? And no, the Active-X controller isn't getting in the way.

  2. fastvfr

    fastvfr Ancient Tech

    Mar 28, 2001
    SW Oregon
    I never liked RealPlater anyway.

    Too intrusive.

    I use WinAmp5, Quicktime and WinDVD4 for my media-player needs. If something HAS to run in RP, I don't need it.

    YMMV, but it can make a system act up. Be sure you make a Restore point first!!
  3. USMCsilver

    USMCsilver Boat Life ©

    Oct 8, 2001
    Middle of SC
    Washington, thanks for the links. I got it installed.

    The reason I was wanting it was to watch SNL Jeopardy skits. Those are CLASSIC but the DL format was .ram.
  4. Furant

    Furant Millennium Member

    Oct 14, 1999
    Roswell, GA
  5. bytelevel


    Mar 9, 2003
    MS Gulf Coast
    I agree 110% with jferrante. I *highly* recommend RealAlternaive. Everyone in my office uninstalled Real and installed RealAlternative. No problems yet.