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I want to play local video file from nancy embedded http server. It is ok to read a txt file but once it tries to open a video file it gives "The specified network name is no longer available" error on the line
return Response.AsStream(() => File.OpenRead(@"E:\test_videos\test.mp4"), "video/mp4");

I can play the video from browser so what is wrong then?

Update: I could play video on firefox and IE, the error occur only in chrome.
Posted 13-Apr-15 4:33am
Updated 14-Apr-15 21:24pm
ZurdoDev 14-Apr-15 8:42am
Sounds like you need to change a chrome setting.
kubibay 14-Apr-15 9:49am
Or I should change the way reading stream for video file but how? I can do it in web project using mp4handler, but I don't know how to implement that handler for embedded http server library.
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Solution 1

This piece of code is not enough to guess why it happens, especially when you state that it happens only in Chrome...

I'd suggest to read these:
Error Message: The specified network name is no longer available. [^] - here you'll find some description about the reasons,[^]
kubibay 16-Apr-15 8:00am
The first link seems broken and the second not really helped.
I know it is not enough to get the problem but I thought maybe someone had similar problem before. It seems nobody did.

The thing is I have to use embedded server - I chosed NancyFx for this -
And I need to play local video file from this http server.

When I go this address from chrome "file:///E:/test_videos/test.mp4" the video plays.
But when I try to do it from httpserver just chrome gives the error.

It is so much confusing..
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Solution 2

I have implemented mp4handler for nancyfx and it worked.

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