playing local *.wmv file before copy completed

Discussion in 'Windows Media Player' started by DonS, Choi, Jan 17, 2007.

  1. DonS, Choi

    DonS, Choi Guest


    I'm using WMP10 in windows XP service pack 2.

    == Scenario ==
    I have an original some_test.wmv file in remote computer (by network share)

    I want to play *.wmv file in my local PC before all part of the
    some_test.wmv file are copied

    So, I copied beginning part of the some_test.wmv file to my PC and after
    that I play the some_test.wmv file
    And while WMP play the movie, I copy the remain part of the some_test.wmv

    In this situation, I don't know how much time gap is needed between playing
    position(seconds) and copy positon(seconds.)

    I want to copy just enough data (part of the some_test.wmv file) to play,
    Not the whole some_test.wmv file

    I think WMP9 read ahead some amount of seconds before currrent playing
    position (seconds).
    But I don't know how much time it is.

    It seems that the seconds between playing and read ahead are changed

    Please help me!!
    DonS, Choi, Jan 17, 2007
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