Setting Up IceFilms.info

Setting up Icefilms

The following article details installation of IceFilms.info from start to finish. This is a walk through guide for those looking for aid and assistance with initial set up.

IceFilms is a site which enables the user to select from a variety of broadcast files and stream in DivX quality, directly to a computer. Provided the user has streaming software and a compatible television the broadcast may also be wirelessly streamed to an HDTV.

Ideally the site aids in turning a PC into an on demand entertainment center. Complete with a variety of daily updated sources, full program indexes and and quality streaming capabilities on demand.

Disclaimer:

This tutorial serves as an educational guide. No copyrighted content is hosted on this page. Icefilms provides it services at its own discretion. This is a guide meant for those interested in information relevant to the topics discussed. Please reference Google for relevant links as they have been removed to comply with site policy.

Step One

- Navigate to Icefilms homepage

- Select 'DivX Web Player 1.5 for Windows'

Step Two

- Accept and run DivX Web Player Setup

- Accept License Agreement

- Continue

- If encountering error

  • Run as Admin in Windows 7
  • Adjust properties/compatibility in Windows XP

Step Three

- Make sure you have selected to install older version

- As in the caption select 'No, I would like to install the older version'

- Continue

Step Four

- Next select which components you wish to install

- Ensure DivX Web Player is checked

- Simply hit Continue and then select your installation path

- Once installation has finished proceed to Step 5

Step Five - Update Streaming Script

- Navigate to a chosen link in IceFilms within Google Chrome or Firefox

- At the top of the page under 'Choose a streaming script' select 'GM Script' under auto-run header

- Firefox users may have to install Greasemonkey form the following website to ensure extensions function accordingly.

Visit https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/greasemonkey/

Step Six

- Select 'Install' from the top of the page to proceed with the installation of the streaming script.

- Again, be sure you are running either FireFox or Google Chrome

- Once installed ensure you have received similar confirmation message as captioned to the right

- You are now ready to begin utilizing IceFilms


Playing Links

- Navigate to a video of your choosing

- Select a source link from the window to the right

  • Ensure you have closed all ads
  • Ensure no link timers are running
  • Navigate to the main video link
  • If required click 'Close and Play Video'

- Link will immediately start to stream in a similar window as to the right

- Alternatively you may also download the video file completely to disk.

  • Select 'Download' when applicable
  • Specify target path on disk. Accept and save.

If you encounter issues, refer to the Troubleshooting section of the guide for a suggested workaround.

Ensure that you are navigating appropriate links as a free user in order to be redirected accordingly.

Troubleshooting Errors

Procedure:

- If experiencing difficulty you may also attempt to play the video from the cache information downloaded during loading. This will require installing a different media player capable of handling that level of playback.

- Visit http://www.videolan.org/vlc/ - Download VideoLan for Windows. Accept and install.

- Next, load chosen video on Icefilms. Download and pause ensuring the video loads completely.

- Locate this 'cache' file in the Divx Player directory. Open VLC Player and run this cache file within VLC.

- Alternatively attempt to download the file and locate the pending file within your downloads directory. Open this pending download in VLC Media Player.

- If prompted hit 'Repair'. If file fails to start select 'Do Not Repair'

- File will commence playback automatically

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