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no video playing in internet explorer

by jokerZwild / May 24, 2005 4:32 AM PDT

when i go to a web page that has a video player or web page with a video link, the video does not display but i can hear the video playing. also, my system restore will not start up

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Its Internet Options....
by Papa Echo / May 24, 2005 7:42 AM PDT the Tools menu. Advance tab. Scroll down to Multimedia and check "Play video...".

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video not playing
by jokerZwild / May 25, 2005 8:04 AM PDT

already did that still not playing

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An example URL please.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / May 25, 2005 8:06 AM PDT
In reply to: video not playing

Some content is DIVX based so share one URL so the CODEC can be checked.


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video not playing in IE
by jokerZwild / May 26, 2005 3:30 AM PDT
In reply to: An example URL please. and also my microsoft windows update screen is blank. i click on the link and the screen says done but nothing shows onscreen

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no video
by new england / May 26, 2005 6:40 AM PDT
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I looked at ililm.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / May 26, 2005 7:51 AM PDT

It's very heavy on use of Javascript and will launch other windows as well as let you select various video players. There are 3 players. Do all 3 fail?


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by Cursorcowboy / May 26, 2005 10:33 PM PDT

Use the DirectX Diagnostic Tool (Dxdiag.exe) to test sound. In the Run dialog box, type dxdiag, and then press ENTER

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