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Flash audio in Firefox not working- confuddled.

by tcardone05 / May 9, 2007 3:02 PM PDT

I am running Windows Vista HP, and in Firefox I cannot get the audio to play on ANY flash videos (Youtube). The videos play fine, but NO SOUND. Opera and IE7 work fine. What's stranger still, I have a regular version of Firefox on my Kingston flash drive, and on the same computer the audio will work. So I tried copying the Firefox install folder from the flash drive to replace the one in Program Files, but it still won't work. This is obviously not a problem with hardware since it will work on everything but Firefox on the C: drive. I doubt that it's pc-cillin security, since it works on the Firefox installed in my flash drive. Any suggestions? It's got me stumped. I've clean uninstalled firefox as per MozillaZine suggestions, and uninstalled Adobe Flash Player and reinstalled it several times to no avail. It's not a big deal, but it's a little hassle to go to the G drive instead of the shortcut on my Start menu. I would continue to use Opera, but so many pages render weird. And IE7... it's IE7. Any help is appreciated.

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by ericishere / October 17, 2007 12:15 PM PDT

Same exact issue. Any ideas? Thanks!

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I don't have Vista but
by PudgyOne / October 17, 2007 6:45 PM PDT

my sister does. She hasn't complained so I'll tell you what I did to her laptop.

Get the latest Java

Now go here and download and save this program to your desktop.

It will search your computer and help you install the latest programs that are installed on your computer. Please be selective. Install the FREE ones and the programs that you have that are paid, I would let the program itself update. If you don't, you may have to pay for it again.

After all the updates are complete, restart your computer and try it.

Let me know how you made out.


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keep it simple?
by bashfoc2 / May 16, 2009 6:21 AM PDT
In reply to: I don't have Vista but

I had exactly but a reinstall of adobe flash fixed the problem... i know it seems most have tried this already but maybe give it another go? Sorry if i'm being a little patronising here.

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