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i press the play button on news websote but doesnt load up ??

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the video come up i press the play button noting comes out it stays with and play button still there ?

the video come up i press the play button noting comes out it stays with and play button still there ?

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Start Firefox in Safe Mode {web link} While you are in safe mode;

Type about:preferences#advanced<Enter> in the address bar.

Under Advanced, Select General. Look for and turn off Use Hardware Acceleration.

Poke around safe web sites. Are there any problems?

Then restart.

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fox news whdh cbs news fox25 news i click on play button doesnt play it stays on the video doesnt load up all other websites work fine !!

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Please post the link(s) you are having problems with.

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http://www.whdh.com/story/27560449/protestors-march-in-somerville-in-re... press play button on any video on news websites and i doesn't load up it stays on the video with the picture showing

Modified by cor-el

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they are all boston news websites

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same websites dont work on internet explorer

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I went to the site, no problem. Follow these directions;

Update your Flash Player v15.0.0.239 http://get.adobe.com/flashplayer/ Shockwave Director v12.1.4.154 http://get.adobe.com/shockwave/

If no problem, try your link again.

Step 2

If you have problems with current Shockwave Flash plugin versions then check this:

  • see if there are updates for your graphics drive drivers


  • disable protected mode in the Flash plugin (Flash 11.3+ on Windows Vista and later)


  • disable hardware acceleration in the Flash plugin

https://forums.adobe.com/thread/891337 See also:

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i follow all the steps still nothing

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also i noticed that on my task manager i have 2 flash player plug in is that normal ??

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Any error messages present in the Web Console (Firefox/Tools > Web Developer) about issues with playing media files?

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style sheet could not be loaded ?

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Type about:support in the address bar and press Enter. Under the main banner, press the button; Copy Text To Clipboard.. Then in the reply box at the bottom of this page, do a right click in the box and select Paste. This will show us your system details. No Personal Information Is Collected.

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I clicked on http://content.worldnow.com/global/css/_pub/platform

and was redirected to; http://content.worldnow.com/

Our Apologies

The page you requested is currently unavailable. Pages on this site are constantly being revised, updated, and occasionally removed. You may have followed an outdated link or have outdated pages in your browser cache.

Please use your browser's BACK button to return to the previous page.

We apologize for any inconvenience.

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Some added toolbar and anti-virus add-ons are known to cause Firefox issues. Disable All of them.

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i have them disabled still nothing !!

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Start Firefox in Safe Mode to check if one of the extensions (Firefox/Tools > Add-ons > Extensions) or if hardware acceleration is causing the problem.

  • Switch to the DEFAULT theme: Firefox/Tools > Add-ons > Appearance
  • Do NOT click the Reset button on the Safe Mode start window

Create a new profile as a test to check if your current profile is causing the problem.

See "Creating a profile":

If the new profile works then you can transfer files from a previously used profile to the new profile, but be cautious not to copy corrupted files to avoid carrying over problems.

Boot the computer in Windows Safe mode with network support (press F8 on the boot screen) as a test to see if that helps.

Do a malware check with several malware scanning programs on the Windows computer. Please scan with all programs because each program detects different malware. All these programs have free versions.

Make sure that you update each program to get the latest version of their databases before doing a scan.

You can also do a check for a rootkit infection with TDSSKiller.

See also:

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