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I go to view a video and i have a black screen with no play buttons at all

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  • Vivek Jacob
    Vivek Jacob May 11, 2010

    Most likely caused because flash is not working on your computer. Flash is used to play the online videos.

    There are a couple of steps you will need to do to install flash
    1. Uninstall any old or already installed version of flash on the computer. You can also run this if you don’t have flash or are not sure.
    2. Restart the computer
    3. Download the stand alone installer from save it to the computer desktop
    4. CLOSE Internet Explorer if is open (IMPORTANT)
    5. Install the downloaded file install_flash_player_10_active_x.exe from the desktop.

    Flash should be working now, check and let me know how it turned out


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You have to install flash player on your PC. by clicking following link you can download flash player from

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    try resetting internet explorer and reinstall whatever add-on is needed to run youtube.

    Tools> Internet Options> Advanced Tab> Reset button>check mark on "delete personal settings"> reset

    This will restore your IE back to it's original settings.

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