You could just have people vote for what they're interested in seeing, instead of what they are currently watching. Or, import a list from IMDB or Rotten Tomatoes or something. Then it's not tied to anything illegal or impinging on privacy or whatever. Just a list of shows and an ability to vote them up or down. Or, maybe we users could get together and start our own shared Pinterest Board. :)
In windows 7 and 8 it's not an issue of going through the troubleshooting process in the homegroup, but you have to enable the file types to be shared.
Control Panel (large icon view) -> Network and Sharing Center -> HomeGroup -> Change what you are sharing with the HomeGroup -> Video [set to shared] -> Next -> Finish.
That should resolve the problem without having to download the Videostream firewall repair, which would not work on my computer for some reason. It stopped at 3/4 complete during the install to repair the firewall automatically. If you are afraid that sharing video will be an issue allowing for unwanted access, it only applies to your HomeGroups networks and not public networks.
I managed to work around Chromium not having NaCl installed by getting the Ubuntu version of Chrome from Google and installing by right click on the downloaded .deb file and opening it with Ubuntu Software Center.
It did require a full system restart.
It'd be nice if Chromium had NaCl and made things easy, but I don't dwell. :-|
I have been having the same working/not working issues for the past 2 months. I've tried all the same troubleshooting steps mentioned and the only thing that seems to do the trick is a full reboot, both computer and my Samgsung SG4 phone.
This is very annoying because there doesn't seem to be anything changing on my Win7 system.
Can support give a full step-by-step process on what to do to get the VideoStream application to go back to normal operation without a reboot, and for god sakes, put it in a script that you can run easily from the Chrome-plugin if possible because the one embeded in the plugin sure hasn't fixed anything for me!
Include steps you can do with the Android App as well!
I clicked on the link to find the steps to update my Symantec Endpoint Protection app, but I get a message that "There is no article that matches your request." Just wanted to let you know so you can update your link for others. Thanks.
These directions don't work:
Add Process will exclude a process that uses network connectivity i.e. skype.exe.
To add a process to the Exclusion List
Navigate to the location of the network process that you wish to exclude
Click the process to highlight it, then click Open.
I have the free version and with that, this option is grayed out. Also, I only play .avi files with Video Stream so I do not understand why, all of a sudden, an .avi file is being blocked from playing. I recently bought the lifetime membership and got the error when trying to play the second item listed in my Q. Could this be the problem?
I'm not sure if I'm replying in the right place; I was funneled here . . .
To get around not being able to cast from my chromebook, I went into my xfce4 crouton and installed Chrome (the browser) -- inside the linux that is "inside" ChromeOS. That worked OK, but when trying to use Videostream from within this setup, I'm told there is a firewall blocking me.
Is it ever going to be possible to videostream from within a crouton? Or should I uninstall Chrome from within the linux crouton and just use the built-in Firefox? I know of the workaround for the ChromeOS, so I'll stay there if need be. Having options is nice, though.
We've talked with the Chrome team and once 44 goes into production (out of beta) this functionality won't be hidden behind a flag - it'll be there for everyone to use!
We added a bunch of warning messages to the current app to make it so users knew that it didn't work. Right now we're just in the process of stripping all of those out.
Chromebooks for Intel should be very easy to support, so expect to see something in the next 3 weeks or so
Chromebook's running ARM might be a little trickier and in many cases won't be able to do a full video transcode (just because they aren't powerful enough) but we do plan on adding support here (and perhaps warning messages on the files that won't work). Still trying to figure ARM out
Hang in there guys, should be out soon!
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