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Re: CNN video - one more time



on 7/5/2007 3:01 PM, Christopher A. Williams wrote:
> On Thu, 2007-07-05 at 14:04 -0700, David Boles wrote:
>> on 7/5/2007 1:07 PM, Aaron Konstam wrote:
>>> Ok, one more time. CNN and FoxNews videos do not owrk for me. Other
>>> videos, CBS, youtube,etc do.
>>>
>>> I have tried all the  supposed solutions and none work.For example the
>>> Netscape(Vita) does not work. We have been  beating this dead horse for
>>> too long. Is there a solution I missed?
>> Hi Aaron,
>>
>> Not meant to be a smart butt. Just to be clear.   ;-)
>>
>>
>> You do have Flash 9.0 installed and you can see regular, other, Flash? If
>> you go to the Adobe site it will tell you.
>>
>> You do have the 'user agent switcher' extension for Firefox installed and
>> you do understand that changing the setting does not 'stick'? That you
>> have to switch it each time you start Firefox when you want to see these
>> videos?
>>
>> You do understand that you have to reload the page with the video play
>> section *if* you have already gone there *before* switching the user agent
>> ID? And to reload it by using Ctrl + F5 and *not* the reload button? Ctrl
>> + F5 reloads the page from The Internet. The reload button refreshes from
>> the cache and that has already failed.
>>
>> That is what works for me with CNN. I do not go to the Fox site. A
>> personal preference. But I will try it if you like.
> 
> And to clarify...
> 
> To get Fox News Working:
> 1) Download and install the Greasemonkey extension from
> http://www.greasespot.net
> 2) After installing Greasemonkey, install the Fox News Friendly Video
> script
> 
> This will kill the ads in the Fox News Video Section completely and
> allows the videos you actually want to see to display properly.

I did *not* doubt you. ;-) But I will confirm that what you said here does
work. Fos news videos are no displayed.

Thanks for the tip.
-- 

  David

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