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Old 07-06-2011, 04:33 AM   #1
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Hi,

I've just purchased a new computer with Microsoft 7 Professional 64 Bit Edition (10,3,181,34). I've downloaded Adobe Flash Player. It plays other videos, but not Youtube.

I believe I'm running a 32 bit version of Windows Explorer - Since the "64 Bit Edition" does not appear next the Version 9.0.1 designation.

When I attempt to run a Youtube video, a black box appears with no controls, or messages.

I've tried some of the Adobe suggested trouble shooting, but I couldn't solve the problem. I even unistalled my first install, and reinstalled the Flash Player.

Can anyone point me in the right direction?

Thank You!

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Hi Beginr,

It might be that the Flash Plugin isn't properly loaded in the web browser.
Which web browser are you using? Have you tried any other browsers?
(i.e. try Internet Explorer & Mozilla Firefox)

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Hi Beginr,

What browser are you using that your not able to play youtube videos?

also side note ...

- If using AdBlock, unchecking 'block ads inside YouTube videos'
- Updating Java
- Clearing cache

try those should fix it.

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I'm sorry - I'm always confusing "Windows Explorer" with "Windows Internet Explorer".

I'm using Internet Explorer Version 9 (9.0.8112.16421)

Thanks for your reply(s)
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No worries at all :)

Have you tried the things YTGeek mentioned?
Clear cache etc: Start Internet Explorer > Tools > General tab > Browsing history - Delete > Delete all.

Have you also tried another browser to see if that works?
E.g. download FireFox from mozilla.org
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Thanks - "Clearing the Cache" - Worked!!!
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Awesome, enjoy :)
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awesome! that's wonderful that it worked :) and not a problem enjoy any other question's feel free too ask. :)

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Can make this topic marked SOLVED thank you :)

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