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Firefox says I need Windows Media Player 11 and it is already on the computer. How do I get Firefox to see it?

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The question says it all. Windows Media Player is already installed on my computer but it does not show up in the Plug-Ins in Firefox. How do I get Firefox to see my Windows Media Player?

The question says it all. Windows Media Player is already installed on my computer but it does not show up in the Plug-Ins in Firefox. How do I get Firefox to see my Windows Media Player?

Additional System Details

Installed Plug-ins

  • Coupons, Inc. Coupon Printer DLL
  • Coupons, Inc. Coupon Printer Plugin
  • The QuickTime Plugin allows you to view a wide variety of multimedia content in Web pages. For more information, visit the QuickTime Web site.
  • NPRuntime Script Plug-in Library for Java(TM) Deploy
  • Adobe PDF Plug-In For Firefox and Netscape "9.4.2"
  • Default Plug-in
  • Shockwave Flash 10.2 r152
  • Adobe Shockwave for Director Netscape plug-in, version 11.5.8.612
  • GEPlugin
  • Next Generation Java Plug-in 1.6.0_23 for Mozilla browsers
  • 4.0.60129.0
  • Office Authorization plug-in for NPAPI browsers
  • The plug-in allows you to open and edit files using Microsoft Office applications
  • Office Live Update v1.5
  • NPWLPG
  • Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF) plug-in for Mozilla browsers
  • NBC Direct Firefox Plugin
  • Google Updater pluginhttp://pack.google.com/
  • Rhapsody Player Engine Plugin
  • Google Update

Application

  • User Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 6.0; en-US; rv:1.9.2.16) Gecko/20110319 Firefox/3.6.16

More Information

Running Windows Vista Home Premium 32-bit.

TonyE
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Chosen Solution

You need to install the WMP plugin available from http://port25.technet.com/pages/windows-media-player-firefox-plugin-download.aspx

Question owner

Thank you TonyE. I think I finally have it installed and working now.

Thank you TonyE. I think I finally have it installed and working now.
aikker 0 solutions 1 answers

Helpful Reply

I installed it, but it doesn't work with firefox 4.0 (win 7 ultimate 32-bit)

I installed it, but it doesn't work with firefox 4.0 (win 7 ultimate 32-bit)