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Unable to view youtube videos

Whenever i want to play a video, i click on the
video, then that takes me to the screen where it should start playing,
and everything loads right, because i see everything except the video
itself, all i get is a black screen, no audio. I dont even get a
button to press play or pause. its just a black rectangle. Ive
followed the suggestion to unistal adobe flash, and then reinstall it
with the latest version..and then restart your computer. So iv done
all that and the problem still persists. and i know its not just the
site down because i can get on my main computer upstairs and watch
videos all day long. If you could help me that would be amazing, thanks

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  • ian_barnes1 Jan 02, 2009

    Thankyou so much u fixed this within minutes I have been on all day!

    Very Much Appreciated

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Install flash player to view you tube videos.

Posted on Jan 02, 2009

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    ramin191 Jan 14, 2012

    I did, doesn;t help

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Flash player and shock wave player are important to view utbe movies.

Posted on Jan 02, 2009

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    ramin191 Jan 14, 2012

    I already have them installed, doesn't help

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First delete all internet files and cookies, that may be the reason.

You may need to update Internet explorer.

Try downloading a different browser like firefox, and test youtube on the new browser.

Posted on Jan 02, 2009

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    ramin191 Jan 14, 2012

    I did, doesn't help

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    ramin191 Jan 14, 2012

    tried, doesn't help

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Its possibly a problem with your internet browser, please try another browser. Suggest you try the newest google chrome and report back how it works.


get googles browser here http://www.google.com/chrome

give it a try and report back, you will have to install a addon when you go to youtube just follow the instructions and it hsould work fine.

Posted on Jan 02, 2009

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    ramin191 Jan 14, 2012

    tried, doesn't help

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SOURCE: black screen,no play buttons

You have to download video and audio codecs for that matter. Go to this link:

http://www.free-codecs.com/XP_Codec_Pack_download.htm

Download it. When a box appears, Click Run button. 

*Drop me a comment and i will assist you guys. Your vote will be appreciated. Thanks in advance. 

Best regards

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