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#1 jn4B

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Posted 04 January 2008 - 08:20 PM

Whenever I try to view video content on my pc I get error messages and a prompt to download flash player. When I try to do the download I get more error messages about Active X control and that javascript is disabled. Prior to that, when I tried to download the flash player it just didn't install. With the help of an Adobe.com rep who walked me through some steps we uninstalled (previous version) and installed Flash Player 9. All the dialogue said the installation was complete. However, I still can't view videos. I followed the troubleshooting instructions on the Adobe support site but nothing has worked (for me). What do I do?

Edited by jn4B, 04 January 2008 - 08:22 PM.


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Posted 05 January 2008 - 04:37 AM

Which internet browser are you using?
The power of accurate observation is commonly called cynicism by those who haven't got it.

—George Bernard Shaw

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Posted 05 January 2008 - 08:14 AM

Videos...you mean flash graphics only...or all types of videos in various formats?

I just downloaded from this site with no difficulty: http://www.adobe.com/shockwave/welcome/

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Posted 05 January 2008 - 11:29 AM

Try here for Flash & Shockwave

Since Microsoft lost a lawsuit you have to click on the Flash to activate & use it.
When you pull up a Flash or Shockwave or Java,Hover the cursor on it & see if a tiny popup appears saying "Click to activate & use this control"......

Unless the website in question has added a bypass code that over-rides (legally) the prompt....

Sometimes you can just press the space bar....

Edited by medab1, 05 January 2008 - 11:31 AM.

Learn to take screenshots & add them to your posts. :thumbup2:

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/43088/how-to-capture-and-edit-a-screen-shot/#entry4532851

Learn to use Google Search.  :busy:

Make full system images to restore to if your computer goes bonkers.





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