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CNET Videos don't play - using Chrome

by BoomrBil / December 10, 2015 2:16 PM PST

After I upgraded Windows 10

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Have you tried other browsers?
by Dafydd Forum moderator / December 10, 2015 2:26 PM PST


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Like Edge?
by BoomrBil / December 10, 2015 2:45 PM PST

Thanks for the suggestion, Dafydd. I will. Isn't Chrome sort of mainstream? Not eager to change just to see Brian Cooley. BTW Flash is up to date.

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I just tried a video with Firefox (latest), and fine.
by Dafydd Forum moderator / December 10, 2015 2:54 PM PST
In reply to: Like Edge?

using Win 10, fully updated.

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Now that happened to a friend.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / December 10, 2015 2:50 PM PST

What was it. They ignored my advice about uninstalled the antivirus and firewall before the W10 upgrade. Had to do that after plus a few browser resets, reboots to clear it up.

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What was happen with FF and Chrome is
by orlbuckeye / December 11, 2015 5:51 AM PST

they have put restrictions on Java and Flash use. Chrome has it's own flash player built in that is enabled and some flash videos have problems. FF and Chrome because of the recent same day malware attacks through Java and Flash are tightening their security.

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Bridget Carey or Google?
by BoomrBil / December 11, 2015 6:32 AM PST

Sounds like I have to choose between CNET and Chrome? This is hard to believe.

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Microsoft Edges out Chrome?
by BoomrBil / December 11, 2015 6:40 AM PST

Yup, Edge browser works. Gotta hear what the Google peeps have to say.

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Thanks for reporting this BoomrBil.
by Lee Koo (ADMIN) CNET staff/forum admin / December 11, 2015 10:14 AM PST

Our development team is looking into this. We have had similar complaints just recently with Chrome not playing videos and it is not limited to Windows 10.

I will update you as soon as they figure out what the problem is.


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The Development Team. Oh My...
by BoomrBil / December 11, 2015 8:18 PM PST

I don't think it's hardware.Running Win10+Chrome on 3 different CPUs. Most likely it's my Chrome setup. I've disabled my adblockers for CNet. Maybe it's Brian Tong's hair?

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by BoomrBil / December 21, 2015 3:02 PM PST

End of Story. Google extension Avira removed. Problem solved.

Thank you, Paula at Google Chrome Help Forum

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