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Gene Heskett gene.heskett at
Thu Jul 5 00:16:57 UTC 2007

On Wednesday 04 July 2007, David Boles wrote:
>on 7/4/2007 2:45 PM, Gene Heskett wrote:
>> On Wednesday 04 July 2007, David Boles wrote:
>>> on 7/4/2007 2:20 PM, Gene Heskett wrote:
>>>> On Wednesday 04 July 2007, Aaron Konstam wrote:
>>>>> On Wed, 2007-07-04 at 11:15 -0500, Rod Haper wrote:
>>>>>> Gene Heskett wrote:
>>>>>>> On Wednesday 04 July 2007, Rod Haper wrote:
>>>>>>>>> I just tried this, set it for Netscape-4.8, and got told I needed
>>>>>>>>> the Turner Media player with the option to download it now.  All
>>>>>>>>> other spoofs don't get past opening the player window, but don't
>>>>>>>>> error either.
>>>>>>>> What version of the flash plugin do you have installed?  What does
>>>>>>>> about:plugins report?  You need Flash Player version 8 or later.
>>>>>>> I have 9.
>>>>>> That is very strange as it is working for me and numerous others.  Are
>>>>>> you sure that about:plugins reports the flash plugin version as 9.x?
>>>>>> What version of Firefox are you running?
>>>>>> Are you perhaps using a different helper action for flash which is
>>>>>> pointing to an older version?  To check the flash action:
>>>>>>    Edit -> Preferences -> Downloads -> View & Edit Actions...
>>>>>>    Use the search function for "flash"
>>>>>>    Select "Shockwave Flash file" and click the "Change Action..."
>>>>>> button Make sure the "Use this Plugin:" option is selected.
>>>>>> Note: the above directions are for FF  The sequence may
>>>>>> differ for FF 2.x.
>>>>>> --
>>>>>> Rod
>>>>> As I have said several times you can't do this unless you change that
>>>>> value of the config parameter:
>>>>> _extensions from true to false.
>>>> And it appears that doesn't have such a beast.
>>> What he is talking about is in about:config.
>> Yes, I was aware of that, and mine doesn't have such a line.  I also have
>> to type it in the address bar , as its not in the help pulldown like it
>> used to be.
>> Thanks
>>> BTW from an earlier post of mine
>Really? Not that I don't believe you but mine does. Firefox
>Edit > Preferences > Content > (near the bottom - File Types) > Manage
>You know that you can add that line if it does not exist?



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