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internet explorer 9 wont play youtube or any flash videos


patso

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can anyone help me with this nightmare ie9.no matter what it will not play youtube or flash videos.keeps telling me to download flash from adobe,donr this three times and installed still the same,any help please, thanks patso

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Secret-Squirrel

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"it will not play youtube or flash videos.keeps telling me to download flash from adobe"

You'll also get that behaviour if Adobe Flash has been disabled in IE.

It'll only take a couple of seconds to check so click IE's Tools button then click on "Manage Add-ons". In the "Show" section bottom-left, make sure it's displaying "All Add-ons". In the main section, look for the "Shockwave Flash Object" and ensure it's set to "Enabled".

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patso

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ok thanks again for the replies.shock wave object is enabled thanks secret squirrell rdave13 and tonyv.the only thing working is to disable active x filtering,nothing else works.even googled and loads have same problem with ie 9.it seems its too safety minded.tried everything and nothing else works.its just that the other half uses ie ,i use google chrome which has no flash problems and seems a lot faster and better.thanks again for the help, cheers

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rdave13

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Have you tried tools, internet options, advanced tab and resetting internet explorer? You can then enable the add-ons a few at a time just to check that one of them isn't the cause of your problems.

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sheraz.civnom

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Flash Player does not work on 64bit version of IE. Either try to use 32bit version of IE or use any other broswer like Firefox or Google Chrome

Sheraz.civnom www.civnomtechnologies.com

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rdave13

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sheraz.civnom

Flash Player does not work on 64bit version of IE

Bad statment.

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rdave13

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Edit, "bad statement",

I blame the keyboards.

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patso

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Hi I don't know what the last two posts are about but it seems we would be all better off using a different browser than ie as it seems pointless to use it if it can't play flash.as I said the only way I can get it to work is by disabling activit x.I am going to stick with chrome as it has no problems with flash and also is a lot faster than ie. Just seems a bad flaw in ie and strange that ms let this happen. Thanks again for all ties replies. Pat

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rdave13

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patso

Sorry to hear you can't find a fix for your IE problems. My IE9 works just as fast as Chrome and faster than Firefox. Did you try resetting IE? Do yoy use a registry cleaner?

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TonyV

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patso

You are probably using the 64bit version of IE9 and the Flash system doesn't work in it. Try using your 32bit version and see if that works OK.

TonyV

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patso

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hi i forgot to say i am using 32 bit on vista ome premium,i have found this on google but wonder if its safe to do.http://www.ghacks.net/2011/02/16/internet-explorer-9-activex-filtering-fix-flash-java-and-other-plugins/ it says to disable active x filtering under tool safety,any ideas and is it safe to do overall,thanks again

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