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    "Love having one program that meets all of my needs."

    February 12, 2012  |   By nikkik575


    Tons of features that make things simpler for me, no time trial or frustrating "limited" trial. So far, I have no need to search for any additional media software.


    Had the same issues as many others with the program not working correctly, crashing, no downloader, and being painfully slow. The following article with instructions solved every issue I was having.


    Some versions of Real Player, particularly version 8, do not recognize Firefox, and consequently do not install the necessary DLL files in the correct place. Even though Real Player is installed, Firefox does not and cannot know this, since it has not been informed about the installation.

    What Firefox needs is a specific file called "nppl3260.dll," which must be placed in Firefox's plug-ins directory. While this file is temporarily created by Real Player during installation, it is deleted upon the installation's completion, meaning you will likely not have it on your computer.

    Luckily, nppl3260.dll can be freely downloaded from multiple places online, meaning you will be able to fix the problem. Obtain a copy of the file and save it in "C:\Program Files\Mozilla\Plugins." Restart Firefox and you should be finally be able to play Real Media

    Read more: Firefox Real Player Problems |

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  • Reply by Juki62 on March 10, 2012

    I have Win 7 64 bit operating and I get error:
    One or more ActiveX could not be displayed because either:
    1)Your current security setting prohibit running ActiveX controls on this page, or
    2)You have blocked a publisher or one of the controls.
    As a result, the page might not display correctly.

  • Reply by elcaneloss on March 2, 2012

    One of the best apps

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