What's the new path to place MCL files?

Re: What's the new path to place MCL files?

Post#21 » Fri Dec 12, 2014 2:23 am

mdavej wrote:Great find on using incognito. Thanks.

FYI, the MCL/HTM method in this thread only works when you can point to a specific file on a site You can usually get this by looking a the page source and using the URL for the .m3u file or the call letters as in the first post. If successful, you'll get audio and program info. You have to resort to using a browser container if you want to interact with a web page or can't determine the specific URL in the source code.

Happy to pass it along. I found it in the Open Issues section of Relaunch on Google Code. There was another option that might work for some. Basically, it involves setting Chrome's "Preferences" file (under User Data, which is in ..\Users\<user>\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome... etc.) to Read Only. That gets rid of the "Chrome didn't shut down properly" message, but if, like me, you have Chrome configured to reopen tabs that were open when it was last closed, you will get the previous tab(s), and a new tab. With Internet radio, I got two audio streams, which was a deal breaker. My goal was to make Internet radio from within WMC usable for my wife (she's afraid to use the wireless keyboard/touchpad combo, as she's convinced she'll mess something up ;-) )

So for me, --incognito was the way to go. Just glad it worked by appending it to the URL, and not having to edit the MCL file, which I'm not sure would work, since the MCL calls relaunch.exe, not chrome.exe.
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Post#22 » Sat Jun 27, 2015 5:24 am

Ok first of, thanks ... I have place 58 radio station so far and the entire familly is loving it! thanks

BUT is there anyway to get the logo of the station instead of this ugly music note when the station is playing ! I have played arround the startimage and thumbnail and only the thumgnails change the button before selecting the station, after that I get only this ugly :sick: uge music note.

thanks again hope to get an answer. :D
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Post#23 » Wed Mar 01, 2017 6:55 pm

Can somebody tell me what I'm doing wrong?
I put the following in C:\Users\pkusaywa\AppData\Roaming\Media Center Programs\Radio
Inside the WABY.MCL I've put:

<application name="WABY 900AM"
url="WABY.htm"
startimage="WABY.jpg"
thumbnailimage="WABY.jpg"
description="WABY 900AM"
category="1"
companyname="">
<capabilitiesrequired directx="false"
audio="true"
video="false"
intensiverendering="false"
console="false"
cdburning="false"
/>
</application>

And inside the WABY.HTM I've put:

<script>
function IsMCEEnabled()
{
return true;
}
window.external.MediaCenter.PlayMedia(1, "http://player.listenlive.co/29301");
window.external.MediaCenter.Experience.GoToFullScreen()
window.external.MediaCenter.CloseApplication();
</SCRIPT>

But it doesn't show up in WMC?
Thanks
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Post#24 » Sat Apr 08, 2017 9:40 pm

Do you have it checked (Enabled) in Settings-->Start Menu and Extras-->Extras Library?
It should show up in a list with other extras.
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Post#25 » Mon Apr 10, 2017 1:36 pm

I'm not sure it will fix your problem but there was a security patch directly related to scripts being ran in .mcl files. The idea is that if someone can get you to click a malicious mcl file either through phishing, or posting it on a site like this, you can exploit their computer. The MS security bulletin came out in late 2015, and MS update kb3087918 so you could look for that update and try uninstalling it. I haven't read too much into it in detail but here is a link.

https://technet.microsoft.com/library/s ... #KBArticle
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