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The client opens a pdf file on the corporate web page through the adobe pdf IE plugin to access a video tutorial file whose url resembles like this


however, when I click on the link, an error with the following message

Unable to open the file mms://the/path/of/video/file.wmv

I suspect that the pdf reader web plugin stops the opening of the said file since the standalone adobe pdf reader does not have this restriction.

What does the said plugin blocks? the mms protocol or the video file itself?

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Others can view the file fine from the website? –  Bart Silverstrim Dec 16 '11 at 19:58
Sounds more like the client machine doesn't have a media player or codec for the video...did you mean wmv or mwv for the file type? –  Bart Silverstrim Dec 16 '11 at 19:59
@BartSilverstrim. Others face the same issue. And yes, its .wmv. i'll update the question immediately. –  OnesimusUnbound Dec 16 '11 at 20:03

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