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by lireal / October 22, 2007 10:39 AM PDT

YouTube has recently not allowed me to view any videos. It says that I either have Java Script turned off or have an old version of Adobe's Flash Player. I have the newest Flash Player, but I'm not sure how to check whether Java Script is turned on. Please help!

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Another person is having the same problem
by PudgyOne / October 22, 2007 12:17 PM PDT
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Maybe the answer can be found here

http://forums.cnet.com/5208-6620_102-0.html?forumID=5&threadID=267761

Since you post lack information that was asked for.


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Rick

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Tried Installing the Latest Version Of Java?
by Grif Thomas Forum moderator / October 23, 2007 6:25 AM PDT
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It won't determine the Java Script On/Off issue but we'll need to know which browser you're using first.

In the meantime, try using the instructions/links below to download and install the latest version of Java and the Windows Script Engine:

Windows Script Engine Version 5.7
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyID=47809025-D896-482E-A0D6-524E7E844D81&displaylang=en

Sun Java
Click on the link to Sun's Java below, then click on the ''Java Runtime Environment (JRE) 6u3'' download button. Follow the prompts, accept the license agreement, then download the full ''Windows Offline Installation'' file to your desktop,(about 15 MB), scan it with your antivirus (just to be sure it's clean). Once that's done, if you've already got a Sun Java version on the computer, open the Control Panel, double click on the ''Add/Remove Programs'' section, then uninstall all previous versions of the J2SE Java listed there. Once that's done, then install Java JRE 6u3 from the downloaded installer.

http://java.sun.com/javase/downloads/index.jsp

Once Java is installed, if you're using IE7, then access the Internet Explorer "Internet Options" settings, "Security" tab, "Internet" icon, "Custom Settings" and change the security level to "Medium", instead of "Medium-High". If you're not using IE7, then set the same settings in IE6 to "Medium".

Hope this helps.

Grif

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It's not your fault
by PudgyOne / October 23, 2007 1:51 PM PDT
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