gene.heskett at verizon.net
Wed Jul 4 17:26:39 UTC 2007
On Wednesday 04 July 2007, Brian Millett wrote:
>Mike Chambers escribío:
>> On Wed, 2007-07-04 at 08:59 -0500, Aaron Konstam wrote:
>>> On Tue, 2007-07-03 at 18:54 -0500, Rod Haper wrote:
>>>> After a couple of days of Googling for info, I happened upon a
>>>> work-around for the problem.
>>>> Click on Tools->Extensions to pop up the Extensions window. Then click
>>>> on the "Get More Extensions" link at the bottom of the window to bring
>>>> up the Firefox Add-ons page. Use the Search function to search for
>>>> "User Agent Switcher".
>>>> <https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/59>. Download the User
>>>> Agent Switcher and restart Firefox to complete the install. Then
>>>> right-click on the tool bar at the top and select the "Customize..."
>>>> option. Drag-n-drop the User Agent icon onto the tool bar. Left click
>>>> the User Agent icon and select the "Netscape 4.8 (Windows Vista)"
>>>> option. CNN videos will not play correctly.
>>>> I haven't played with User Agent Switcher enough to know if the problem
>>>> is CNN rejecting Firefox, Linux or the combination of the two but
>>>> spoofing the server as Netscape 4.8 running on Windows Vista works. It
>>>> will be interesting to see what other spoofing combinations work.
>>> Here is the thing.It is Tools-> Add-ons
>>> Then one clicks on Get Extensaions
>>> Wikth those corrections I went through your whole process but CNN stil
>>> does not work, so I am still frustrated,
>> I installed the above add-on and the cnn videos worked. I just click on
>> the icon first, selected netscape for vista and then proceeded to watch
>> the videos. They seemed to work just fine doing it that way.
You watched the HBO promo, but did the news story then play ok afterwards? It
does not. Click on the story again, and it plays the ()&*%#$ promo again.
>I finally started reading this thread and thought "Gee I wonder". So I went
> to CNN videos and watched them just fine.
>What is the problem??
>Then I realized that I have "GreaseMonkey" extention installed so I can
> watch foxnews videos. For me, GreaseMonkey does the trick.
I have that too, doesn't work either. Also Flash 9. The site is asking us to
download "Turner Video Player" or some such that won't copy/paste cuz its a
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