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Old 02-12-2007, 08:20 PM   #196
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Originally Posted by schneids View Post
I only have one radio on my account, and it was pretty clear on the My Account page that the same username was in place for the Online Player (Master).

Regardless, the fix was to actually change the username itself. I really did'nt want to do this, but CS did that and it worked. I went back in and tried changing it back to my original username and password, and once again, the Online Player didn't work but My Account did. I then changed it to a different username (different than what they set it to) and with that one both work again.

So, it was just something screwed up with my original account. Resending the activation signal did nothing regarding the Online Player.

Thanks for the ideas though, this was a weird problem and I still dont understand why the couldnt just re-activate my original username, but oh well, it works now.
Sometimes you have to have customer service reset your username, and password. Usually a reset will fix it.
Old 02-12-2007, 08:22 PM   #197
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Originally Posted by sloth911 View Post
Hello. I am a new subscriber. I joined knowing that I would be able to listen to the Sirius channels via the internet. I have installed both the Howard Stern Music Player and the Windows Media Player 11 Sirius Plugin software on TWO computers. The Howard Stern Music Player works fine - flawless

The Sirius Plugin has to be the worst piece of software I have ever used. I have installed this program on my work PC and my home PC. The software has completely corrupted windows media player. It takes forever to "load". It works about 50% of time I try to use it. It "crashes" Windows Media Player all the time while also causing it to "freeze" up.

I understand that this Plugin for Windows Media Player is new, but it is simply unacceptable. You folks need to work very, very hard to create an alternative, similar to the Howard Stern Media Player, that allows SUBSCRIBERS to access ALL the Sirisus channels WITHOUT relying on Windows Media Player.
WMP 11 seems to be problematic for a lot of things. Rolling back generally does not fix the problem. My guess is that 11 is causing the problem.
Old 02-12-2007, 08:27 PM   #198
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Originally Posted by shivachrome View Post
Wow, of the few thousand people using it (WMP plugin for SIR) - your the only one who has said that it has 'corrupted windows media player.' You are corrupted - both your brain and computer have a virus. Being that I wrote the plugin in my spare time, for free - your rant is less than inspirational. Oh, if the plugin is slow or you have problems with it - its because your computer is slow and you have problems with it already.

Good luck, find something else for free that sucks this bad and tell me about it.
Did you wake up on the wrong side of the bed ? Or do you just live a miserable life, and want to take it out on others !
Old 02-12-2007, 11:03 PM   #199
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Originally Posted by alanh View Post
You don't need a plugin for Firefox. The message is related to a bug in the player which makes it try to load the Windows Media plugin twice. Another bug in the player prevents Firefox from showing the now playing info.
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Old 02-12-2007, 11:23 PM   #200
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welp , this one worked for me, though it does not show the song name or artist name, its still quite handy if ya ask me..
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Old 02-22-2007, 10:13 AM   #201
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Default 2 issues: "Cannot open file.." msg on Mac and 45 minute timeout

OK so I've had this happen on various Macs (10.4.8). I'll be listening to a channel, and decide to change to another station, say after an hour. I can' seem to find a pattern, but many times I'll get the "Cannot open the file. Verify that the path and filename are correct and try again." message. This FAQ from Microsoft doesn't seem to help. Any idea what's causing this?

Now, the 2nd issue is, when I'm home, I record the streams, e.g., via Total Recorder, to listen to, for example Howard or Bubba the next day on my train commute. But in the past few days, I started getting that 45 minutes timeout, with the "Are you listening?" pop up. I use a PC w/ Firefox. Is there a work-around? Should I try some of the other players like the one referenced here?
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Old 05-08-2007, 11:45 AM   #202
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Default Online listening

Hello all.

I am trying to listen at work on my laptop.

Online listening works fine if I am on the wireless network. But if I try to connect through the wired network, I cannot hear anything. The player tries to connect then times out (I guess) and displays "READY," but nothing plays.

Any thoughts?
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Old 05-08-2007, 12:47 PM   #203
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Default paid for premium getting 32k

So I decided to pony up and pay the $3 a month for premium.

When I use the website to play my music and hit the "premium" icon it refers me to another webpage and tells me to "sign up" for the service.

It says I have it in my account already.

If I use the widget and click the high quality radio box, it tells me I don't have the service!

I called CS and they told me I have it and there's nothing they can do! (how's that for great CS). So i tweaked things and resent cookies etc etc etc... tried a different computer... and still the same... until finally I was locked out for the day...

I pay for this service and they lock me out after 10 logins in a DAY? I have a crappy connection at times and I am required to log in more than once a day... Lord I hope this doesn't become a persistent issue.

But back to the problem - any talismanic words i can convey to the CSR to get them to turn my high quality streaming on?

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Old 11-08-2007, 02:20 PM   #204
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Unhappy still down?

is this down, or has it been updated?
I love it, but i have not been able to get it to work lately.

Originally Posted by shivachrome View Post
Check out this new version, the channels should be working correctly:

Let me know if I missed any...
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Old 11-23-2007, 03:56 AM   #205
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I am also not able to load.
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Old 05-07-2008, 03:56 AM   #206
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I recently got A new computer and DSL. The player sounds great and it's good to listen to channels such as BBC News or NPR but just curious how they got CNN?
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Old 07-11-2008, 01:57 AM   #207
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i simply use usirius and copy and paste the url into wmp and listen all day at high quality for free

if anyone needs a tutorial i'll type one up..if there isn't one already

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Old 07-11-2008, 01:07 PM   #208
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Default Thanks, please provide tutorial

Also can Sirius Online be streamed by a subscriber to a Sprint Fusic phone with Power Vision?
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Old 07-13-2008, 11:33 AM   #209
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Originally Posted by gman88 View Post
Also can Sirius Online be streamed by a subscriber to a Sprint Fusic phone with Power Vision?
i was playing with a new instinct last night and noticed it had a sirius option, it said a subscription of 6.95 was required

but if you have a windows moble phone you can download a program that will stream sirius, i use it at work all the time
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