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I am trying to play a WEBM video in Firefox, but the video will only play about halfway through before it just stops for no apparent reason. I made sure the proper WEBM codec was in place, but it hasn't been helping. What's going on?

Thanks in advance!

I am trying to play a WEBM video in Firefox, but the video will only play about halfway through before it just stops for no apparent reason. I made sure the proper WEBM codec was in place, but it hasn't been helping. What's going on? Thanks in advance!

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Does this happen with all WebM videos or only on specific websites?

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 or otherwise make changes.

Also make sure that your security software (firewall, anti-virus) isn't blocking the videos.

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cor-el
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Chosen Solution

Does this happen with all WebM videos or only on specific websites?

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 or otherwise make changes.

Also make sure that your security software (firewall, anti-virus) isn't blocking the videos.

Does this happen with all WebM videos or only on specific websites? Start Firefox in <u>[[Safe Mode|Safe Mode]]</u> 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 or otherwise make changes. *https://support.mozilla.org/kb/Safe+Mode *https://support.mozilla.org/kb/Troubleshooting+extensions+and+themes Also make sure that your security software (firewall, anti-virus) isn't blocking the videos.
AliceWyman
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Please furnish a link to any WEBM video that doesn't play properly for you in Firefox.

For example, does the embedded webm video at http://www.mozilla.org/firefox/video/ play OK?

What about this link? http://videos-cdn.mozilla.net/brand/Mozilla_Firefox_Manifesto_v0.2_640.webm

What about the embedded webm video at http://camendesign.com/code/video_for_everybody/test.html

What about this link? http://clips.vorwaerts-gmbh.de/big_buck_bunny.webm

Please furnish a link to any WEBM video that doesn't play properly for you in Firefox. For example, does the embedded webm video at http://www.mozilla.org/firefox/video/ play OK? What about this link? http://videos-cdn.mozilla.net/brand/Mozilla_Firefox_Manifesto_v0.2_640.webm What about the embedded webm video at http://camendesign.com/code/video_for_everybody/test.html What about this link? http://clips.vorwaerts-gmbh.de/big_buck_bunny.webm

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After a bit of extra troubleshooting, I found out that the problem was something completely unrelated to Firefox and was, instead, a problem with the video I was trying to play. Thanks for your help, though; I really appreciate it!

After a bit of extra troubleshooting, I found out that the problem was something completely unrelated to Firefox and was, instead, a problem with the video I was trying to play. Thanks for your help, though; I really appreciate it!
cor-el
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You're welcome

You're welcome
rktenneti 0 solutions 1 answers

I am using Firefox 22.o currently on beta channel. I am using Windows 7 64 bit

I am trying to play the following URL (to see whether webM is working or not)

http://www.flumotion.com/demosite/webm/

Getting an error as Video format or MIME type not supported

Any pointers will be appreciated

I am using Firefox 22.o currently on beta channel. I am using Windows 7 64 bit I am trying to play the following URL (to see whether webM is working or not) http://www.flumotion.com/demosite/webm/ Getting an error as Video format or MIME type not supported Any pointers will be appreciated
AliceWyman
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rktenneti, The video that is supposed to be on that demosite should be at http://195.10.10.210/flumotion/videodemo/high.webm

However, that link results in an error,

No Such Resource
File not found.

Contact the webmaster. If you need more help you should ask a new question since this one is solved (problem with the video).

rktenneti, The video that is supposed to be on that demosite should be at [http://195.10.10.210/flumotion/videodemo/high.webm http://195.10.10.210/flumotion/videodemo/high.webm] However, that link results in an error, No Such Resource File not found. Contact the webmaster. If you need more help you should ask a new question since this one is solved (problem with the video).