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Problem with watching videos on youtube and other sites


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Hi everyone i have had a problem with watching videos on youtube. I click to watch a video and the place where the video would normally be is replaced with "Hello, you either have JavaScript turned off or an old version of Adobe's Flash Player. Get the latest Flash player." I've installed the latest flash player and i've made sure my javascript is turned on and it still wont work. What is wrong? Btw im using firefox
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This is a total stab in the dark, but have you tried running it in IE?

Also, you may clear out your cache. In firefox, go to tools>.options>>privacy>>>cache. Clear it out. Close the browser window and try again. Also, you may run ATF as well.

The instructions are below:

Please download ATF Cleaner by Atribune.
This program is for XP and Windows 2000 onlyDouble-click ATF-Cleaner.exe to run the program.
Under Main choose: Select All
Click the Empty Selected button.
If you use Firefox browserClick Firefox at the top and choose: Select All
Click the Empty Selected button.
NOTE: If you would like to keep your saved passwords, please click No at the prompt.
If you use Opera browserClick Opera at the top and choose: Select All
Click the Empty Selected button.
NOTE: If you would like to keep your saved passwords, please click No at the prompt.
Click Exit on the Main menu to close the program.
For Technical Support, double-click the e-mail address located at the bottom of each menu.
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I'll try those other things but yes i did try it in IE and had the same exact problem
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Tried clearing the cache and running that ATP program..neither worked :)
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Actually i just realized i can watch videos, but it seems like just not on youtube. I can watch embedded videos in myspace and facebook profiles and the like.
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I don't watch youtube but that is odd. Can you watch videos online or just home videos? There may be something set in your security level. have you tried adjusting that?
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just to tell ya'll when that happened to me i downloaded the latest java program from HERE and all the youtube videos worked. Give it a try!
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I don't watch youtube but that is odd. Can you watch videos online or just home videos? There may be something set in your security level. have you tried adjusting that?


well i tried searching videos on google and watching them..now when i clicked the link to bring up the youtube frame with the video it said the same thing but when i clicked the link that said "watch video here" a video box would pop up under the link and would let me watch the video
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So, you can watch it but it just takes that extra step, right?
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Yeah like if i wanted to watch a music video...if i typed it in on youtube.com and clicked what came up it wouldn't work. If i went to google and typed it in i could watch it if i clicked the link underneath it "watch video here". Whats weird is now i can watch videos normally on youtube and im not sure how i fixed it or how the computer fixed it or whatever. Firefox just updated this morning though for me maybe it was that.
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may a;ways be a mystery. lol. glad it is working now.
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