Live Bid - Minimum System Requirements

  • Broadband Connection to the Internet
  • Internet Explorer 8 or later
  • Unreal Media Player 5 (Download)
  • Microsoft Silverlight (Download)
  • Adobe Reader for viewing Condition Reports (Download)
  • Pentium III processor or similar with at least 128 MB memory
  • Windows XP or later
  • Screen resolution of at least 1280x700
  • Firewall IP opened on Http Ports 943,5119 and 4502


  • Do not download anything whilst bidding as this may affect the performance of Live Bid on your PC
  • Avoid having multiple browser windows open as this may also affect performance
  • Prior to bidding, view the sales catalogue for the auction that you intend to participate in so that you know what is being auctioned


  • How do I register for a Live Auction?
  • Click here to contact Bawtry Motor Auction Remarketing and provide your full details

  • I've forgotten my Username or Password
  • Click here to retrieve your details

  • My contact details are incorrect and I want to change them
  • Contact Bawtry Motor Auction Remarketing who will be able to change them for you

  • When I open Live Bid, I cannot see the auction taking place
  • Ensure that you have the correct version of both the Unreal Media Player and Silverlight installed. Additionally, there may be a communications problem - Press F5 to refresh the page. If the problem persists contact Bawtry Motor Auction Remarketing

  • I can see the auction taking place but cannot hear the auctioneer
  • Check the sound settings on your computer

  • I cannot submit a bid as the "Bid" button is greyed out
  • Bidding may not have started. Additionally, check any messages displayed on the screen for a more specific reason

  • Setting an alarm for a lot
  • If you would like to be warned when a lot you are interested in is about to be offered for sale, click on the "Set Alarm" button in the catalogue listing. You can view any alarms you have set by going to the "My Account" page.