On Nov 29, 9:23 pm, "Dianne Hackborn" <hack...@android.com
> It would help if you would include the stack crawl of the error and such.
> One cause of this error may be trying to display an application
> window/dialog through a Context that is not an Activity.
> On Wed, Nov 26, 2008 at 9:33 AM, Ash <ashleym...@yahoo.com
> > Hello super smart people, I've got a strangle little bug to test you.
> > I have an application that tries to display an RTSP video in a view
> > (Content View -> ScrollView -> AbsoluteLayout -> VideoView). However,
> > in the emulator the MediaPlayer throws dispatches an error message
> > which tries to display an Alert which throws the WindowManager
> > exception. On device I hear the sound but do not see the the video
> > then I get the exception when the MediaController is shown. WTF is
> > going on? If I create a tiny Activity this works fine but once I get
> > into a "real" application it all goes to hell. Is this Dalvik and the
> > Android SDK showing it's immaturity?
> > Ash
> Dianne Hackborn
> Android framework engineer