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Win7/x64.

I saw a website that containing a report.

http://www.dunatv.hu/gazdasag/varga_istvan_szerint_milliardok_hianyoznak.html

It is uses Windows Media Player plugin that I installed under Firefox, so I can see.

I want to convert this report to mp3 file. I found the url in the html.

http://80.249.172.28/video/2010_06/10110021957701.wmv

But this is not working. I don't found any streamer, or video downloader that can download this file. I can see only in browser.

I don't know what to do with it. Maybe I do wrong something. I tried "Orbit", "Downloadhelper", "VLC Player", direct download from Firefox... I got the feeling that I'm lama... :-)

Do you have any idea how can I do this? Is it stream? Or is it something another thing?

Thanks for your help: dd

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That WMV you link to is a red herring. It's not a real WMV. Look inside it in notepad. But try what Frank said and see if you can download the video, from that main page there. –  barlop Nov 11 '11 at 13:13
    
It's a .WVX - Which is a standard Windows Media Audio/Video Playlist (you can see this by doing "Save Target As..."). Often it's referred to a Windows Media "Redirector" file. Inside it will be the individual media file paths to play/download. They probably just renamed it .WMV to keep people from getting nervous when they go to click it (oh no! a WVX??), or to make it work with existing code. :) –  Ƭᴇcʜιᴇ007 Nov 11 '11 at 14:18

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Download and install "Internet Download Manager".

It has a plug-in, that automatically downloads hidden URLs (of video and audio) from the browser for you.

Once you download it, you can use this service (mediaconverter.org) to convert it to your preferred format.

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have you tested it on that WMV he included in his question? –  barlop Nov 11 '11 at 13:01
    
yes. i opened that file myself, and only IDM picked up the file from the url he gave. –  Farhan Nov 11 '11 at 13:03
    
I installed IDM and FDM too, but they are also downloading only the vxw file. In this file I see only same location... I trying KMPLAYER to catch audio, but it is crashed... –  durumdara Nov 13 '11 at 14:25
    
Orbit Download manager can download this file automatically! :-) –  durumdara Nov 14 '11 at 9:06

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