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Re: CNN video



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 1.5.0.12.  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:
browser.download.hide_plugins_without _extensions from true to false.
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