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Videos won't play on IE7

Videos won't play on IE7

Videos won't play on IE7

Today ie7 will not play videos. I've tried .flv files and watching YouTube vidoes, but in neither case does the player appear onscreen.
Both will run, no problem, on FF.
I have latest versions of Shockwave and Flash Player installed.
YouTube insists that I
"either have JavaScript turned off or an old version of Adobe's Flash Player. Get the latest Flash player."
which is not the case.
Any ideas what the problem might be?

RE: Videos won't play on IE7

I have now installed IE8 with the thought that this would overcome the problem, but it hasn't.
I have set the Security to Default, having tried various options.
What could the problem be?

RE: Videos won't play on IE7

Err .. did you turn javascript on?


RE: Videos won't play on IE7

I've just done a Google on this problem and found that lots of others have had the same problem, and lots have had a hell of a time trying to sort it out.
I'm goint to try advice at
in the hope something there will help.
Thanks for taking an interest, Dian.

RE: Videos won't play on IE7

I've just had a look in ie8/Manage Addons and not that there is no mention of Flash or Shockwave there.
Shouldn't there be? and if so
How so I get IE to link to them?

RE: Videos won't play on IE7

Thanks smah. I tried that without succes, so I have uninstalled various programs, used a restore point prior to updating Flash Player about 4 weeks ago, and that has solved the problem.
Thanks again.

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