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Flash Player not working on some sites.

by mmbezerker / April 10, 2009 12:23 AM PDT

Hi there,

I am having problems getting Adobe Flash player to work on certain websites. It won't play the game highlights videos in NHL.com, but will play the Game of the Day on the home page! Also, videos in Ninemsn.com will not play, but I have no problems using Youtube or many other sites.

I have an Acer laptop running Vista Premium, with Firefox 3. I have wireless internet with a min 500 - 1000 kbps. I have uninstalled (using Adobe uninstaller) and reinstalled Flash player many times to no avail.

Thanks!

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Sounds Like A Problem With The Site
by Grif Thomas Forum moderator / April 10, 2009 10:28 AM PDT

Have you tried other computers to check such a possibility..

Hope this helps.

Grif

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More Info
by eagle1003 / August 11, 2010 4:18 AM PDT

If a webpage with the same flash content does not work in all browsers, (Chrome, Opera, IE, Firefox, Safari, etc), go to Adobe's Global Manager web page: http://www.macromedia.com/support/documentation/en/flashplayer/help/settings_ manager.html (or just right click on the blank Flash player and select " Global Settings"), navigate to Global Storage Settings Panel and check the box that says "Allow third party flash content to store data on your computer". This setting applies to your user account ONLY and will have to be checked on every instance of a new user account on your computer(s). While you are there, check the "Never ask Again" box. This will prevent every new site you visit from prompting to allow storage on your computer.(who cares, it's a temporary allocation). Also check the third box "Store common Flash Components...."(why wouldn't you want this?)

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