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Re: CNN video



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.
> 
> --
> Rod
> 
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,

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