Windows Media Player
Windows Media Player is the standard video and audio application on every Windows system. Though many people use it, by default it isn't that powerful. It doesn't do MPEG2 or MPEG4 and is very depandant on the WMV? and ASF formats.
Streaming to Windows Media Player is discussed in this forum thread http://forum.videolan.org/viewtopic.php?t=255&highlight=wmp
If you discover problems with your Windows Media Player please download the latest.