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Application Details:

Version: 1.0
License: Free to use
Votes: Marked as obsolete
Latest Rating: Silver
Latest Wine Version Tested: 0.9.51.

Maintainers: About Maintainership

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What works

The application installs, along with its dependencies (Windows Media Player 9, etc). Once you start it, it sucessfully connects to your SlingBox device.

What does not

When SlingPlayer attempts to initialize the stream from the SlingBox device it fails with the error message: "Unable to start streaming because not all components are registered properly. Please reinstall the product."


What was not tested

Watching actual video, video optimizer, or changing channels.

Hardware tested


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Additional Comments

In order to get it to work to this point. 1) You must install using the SlingPlayer install. 2) Copy MSXML3.dll and MSXML3R.dll to system32 from a Windows XP installation. 3) Run winecfg and override MSXML3 as native. 4) Manually register msxml3.dll using regsvr32

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Operating systemTest dateWine versionInstalls?Runs?Used
ShowGentoo LinuxDec 17 20070.9.51.Yes Yes Silveran anonymous user 
ShowUbuntu 6.06 "Dapper" i386 (+ variants like Kubuntu)Mar 15 20070.9.32.Yes Yes Bronzean anonymous user 
ShowUbuntu 6.10 "Edgy" i386 (+ variants like Kubuntu)Dec 22 20060.9.26.Yes Yes Silveran anonymous user 
CurrentUbuntu 6.06 "Dapper" i386 (+ variants like Kubuntu)Aug 28 20060.9.20.Yes Yes Bronzean anonymous user 
ShowUbuntu 6.06 "Dapper" i386 (+ variants like Kubuntu)Jul 17 20060.9.17.Yes No Garbagean anonymous user 

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