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espn videos will not play in firefox.

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"An error occurred during playback, possibly due to network connectivity or being in a backgrounded browser tab." Was able to play videos within the past week. Not sure if an update changed any settings.

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So does it still play now or just that one time? And does youtube videos do the same problem?

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