Re: [Ekiga-list] Ekgia Not playing Video

On 09/09/11 18:57, simon mungewell org wrote:
That's a very plausible explanation, however 'try rebooting' is not really
a solution. I have experienced this issue ever since I got this machine.

There must either be a hardware incompatability, or some other
part/configuration of Windows7 which is grabbing the overlay before Ekiga
can get to it.

I also CC'ed Shubhanshu as he started this thread and might not be on the

If you ever can try, see

Possibly this error message.... which I get on a Dell running Windows7.

Ok.  Now I see this line in your previous output:
2011/09/01 16:26:44.115	  0:33.025	GMVideoOut...nager:2192	DirectX	no
Overlay Capabilities

This comes from

This ressembles to bug, without being the same.

In your case, the problem is what is shows: no Overlay Capabilities, and
ekiga (at least for the moment) needs this.  Try restarting Windows.
Also, avoid starting an application using video output.  That is all I
can say, since I do not know video things too well.


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