View Full Version : windows alpha cant connect to internet

January 22nd, 2009, 12:56 PM
Hi I just downloaded the alpha file today and when I get to the first screen where it asks to add a user I enter in my info and click ok and I get an error saying that I am not connected to the internet. I tried using it in full screen as well as in a window. I have currently been runing XBMC with no connection issues....btw XBMC is not open while trying to run boxee I am running XPProSP3

January 22nd, 2009, 02:58 PM
Just wanted to put a side note on this thread. I searched the forums and couldn't come up with an answer. My machine is connected to the internet when I try to connect w/ boxee. But it doesn't seem to be able to find it. I couldn't find any settings sections to see how its connected. Has anyone else had this kind of problem

January 22nd, 2009, 03:06 PM
Shot in the dark could windows firewall be blocking it. Windows does strange things. try adding boxee as a Exception or disabling it just to test if boxee will connect.

January 29th, 2009, 12:46 PM
duh guess that's how the term nub gets applied. Basic rudimentary computer skills and I managed to completely over look