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    Silverlight Sky Player + Vista 64?

    This is a discussion on Silverlight Sky Player + Vista 64? within the Sky Go forums, part of the Other Sky help and support category; Does anyone know if the new player supports Vista 64? Sky's FAQ hasn't been updated properly (if at all) by ...

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      Silverlight Sky Player + Vista 64?

      Does anyone know if the new player supports Vista 64?
      Sky's FAQ hasn't been updated properly (if at all) by the look at it, because it clearly states that Macs are not supported, but elsewhere on the site it says they are!


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      Re: Silverlight Sky Player + Vista 64?

      I have just made the jump to 64 bit XP and to be honest the easiest way to see if a piece of software works is to install it and see.

      If the program has been coded well then it should work.....

      So far I have had only 2 pieces of software not work so the chances that the player will work are high.

      Although it is rumored that the next flavour of Windows will be 64 bit only so companies will have to get complaint sooner or later.
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      Re: Silverlight Sky Player + Vista 64?

      As far as I'm concerned Sky Player doesn't work with Vista 32 bit so I doubt if it will work with the 64 bit version. Several posts on this forum outline the problems which demand the end-user (rather than Sky) spend a lot of time and effort correcting the software. In the end I gave up.

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      Re: Silverlight Sky Player + Vista 64?

      It works for me on Vista 64 bit, so did the last version even though it wasn't supported according to the FAQs.

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      Re: Silverlight Sky Player + Vista 64?

      Sky Player still does not work for me on Vista 64 maybe an issue that I need to sort with Sky direct though, although I really have no inclination to ring them, to sort as it should just work.

      I can log in to MySky, I can view my bill, I can pay my balance, but I cannot watch what should be free.

      Just tried again with the Live player, and having installed Silverlight, still get the error. So not only can I not watch it via download, I cannot watch it via browser.

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      Re: Silverlight Sky Player + Vista 64?

      I've vista 64 (new pc) and sky player is working ok for me, although i did phone sky first to say i wanted the player on the new machine instead of the old one i had been using previously.

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      Re: Silverlight Sky Player + Vista 64?

      Quote Originally Posted by NewsreadeR View Post
      Sky Player still does not work for me on Vista 64 maybe an issue that I need to sort with Sky direct though, although I really have no inclination to ring them, to sort as it should just work.
      <<<snip

      This now works fine for me on Vista 64 - Thanks to the guy at Sky who sorted it out for me.
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      Re: Silverlight Sky Player + Vista 64?

      Is that the browser version, or the actual Sky Player program?
      The browser version works fine for me on Vista 64, but when I tried the program it was a bust.
      If you've got the program version working I'd love to know how?

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      Re: Silverlight Sky Player + Vista 64?

      Can you give any more details on why it's a bust? Any error messages?

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      Re: Silverlight Sky Player + Vista 64?

      Quote Originally Posted by mcwildcard View Post
      Is that the browser version, or the actual Sky Player program?
      Only the browser version works for me on Vista 64
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