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post #1 of 2 Old 01-05-2014, 02:53 PM - Thread Starter
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Hi all, Loving XBMC very much, I just discovered it. Everything is working great except for one thing.

I have XBMC set to play videos through MPC-HC. This works great for my movies and SOME streatming. But some streaming it doesn't work. It loads up MPC-HC but then doesn't start the video.

I'd like MPC-HC to play my files, but I'd like XBMC to use it's own internal player for streaming. I understand it needs to be set in playercorefactory, but I can't figure it out. Here is my playercorefactory.
Code:
<playercorefactory>
<players>
<player name="Universal_Player" type="ExternalPlayer" audio="false" video="true">
<filename>C:\MPC-HC\mpc-hc.exe</filename>
<args>"{1}" /fullscreen</args>
<hidexbmc>true</hidexbmc>
<hideconsole>true</hideconsole>
<warpcursor>none</warpcursor>
</player>
</players>
<rules action="prepend">

<!-- Universal Player -->
<rule filename="*.*" player="Universal_Player"/>

</rules>
</playercorefactory>

After extensive searching online I've found someone else who wanted the same thing and they were told to add:
Code:
<rules action="prepend">
  <rule internetstream="false" player="Universal_Player" />
</rules>


I have added this in it's entirety, and just the "rule" part several times and in several different places, but can't get it to work.

Can anyone help Please?

Thanks
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Not 100% sure about streaming but try the following as the rule section -
Code:
<rules action="prepend">
  <rule internetstream="true" player="DVDPlayer" />
  <rule filename="*.*" player="Universal_Player"/>
</rules>
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