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vlc plugin not working


I have a cloud hd and videos stored there I would like to be able to play them without downloading them but when i try vlc page pops up but the videos don't play.

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Installed Plug-ins

  • Shockwave Flash 11.6 r602
  • iTunes Detector Plug-in
  • Adobe PDF Plug-In For Firefox and Netscape 10.1.6
  • Google Update
  • The QuickTime Plugin allows you to view a wide variety of multimedia content in Web pages. For more information, visit the QuickTime Web site.
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  • Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF) plug-in for Mozilla browsers
  • DRM Netscape Network Object
  • Npdsplay dll
  • DRM Store Netscape Plugin


  • Firefox 19.0
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  • browser.places.smartBookmarksVersion: 4
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  • extensions.lastAppVersion: 19.0
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  • User JS: Yes
  • Accessibility: No
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Please try contacting VLC for more information and help.

Question owner

I did problem not solved see below:

Vlc Plugin for Firefox not working properly

Postby poggiemi » Mon Nov 26, 2012 6:01 pm System Windows xp 32bit sp3 Firefox 17 VLC mediaplayer 2.0.4 Plugin I have a Cloud Hd when i tried to play the flv video accessing it thorough the web it shows the about blank page and says waiting for the website then it shows the plugin page and the path but it doesn't play anything. I have also tried to install: http://download.videolan.org/pub/videol ... -2.0.4.xpi which I found on the forum in a different topic but didn't solve the problem. any suggestion? Thanks, Emiliano

Re: Vlc Plugin for Firefox not working properly

Postby Jean-Baptiste Kempf » Sun Dec 02, 2012 7:03 pm Yes, the xpi does not work. Firefox broke it. Jean-Baptiste Kempf

Re: Vlc Plugin for Firefox not working properly

Postby poggiemi » Sun Dec 02, 2012 9:23 pm with that do you mean there is no way to make it work with firefox? Thanks Emiliano Poggi Re: Vlc Plugin for Firefox not working properly

Postby poggiemi » Tue Dec 04, 2012 3:57 pm Actually I'm currently under normal installation no xpi....with normal do u mean unchecking the installation of the firefox plugin during the installation process? thanks emiliano

Re: Vlc Plugin for Firefox not working properly

Postby Jean-Baptiste Kempf » Tue Dec 04, 2012 7:27 pm No, checking it.

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Please file a bug; https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/

Question owner

Thank you for your help and apologize to bother again but actually i followed the link but i don't even know what filing a bug exactly means, can you explain? thanks emiliano

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Filing a bug may help you resolve your issue.