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Offline hoosier

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CNN News Videos Won't Play
« on: Oct 04, 2015, 02:54 PM »
For several years I have watched videos on CNN News without a problem.

Now, suddenly, CNN News videos will not play for me.

I have the latest Adobe Flash Player and Adobe Shockwave Player installed. I assume one of these is used to play these videos.

What might be wrong?

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Re: CNN News Videos Won't Play
« Reply #1 on: Oct 04, 2015, 03:00 PM »
I just tried one using Chrome browser and it worked fine.  What browser are you using.  You Tube a while ago which video format to HDML5 and it presented problems for a lot of people.  Try a different browser, Firefox or IE.
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Re: CNN News Videos Won't Play
« Reply #2 on: Oct 04, 2015, 03:50 PM »
Going to CNN News via Chrome does make videos play. But I use IE browser because I dislike Advanced Google Search via Chrome.

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Re: CNN News Videos Won't Play
« Reply #3 on: Oct 04, 2015, 03:52 PM »
Did you try firefox?
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Re: CNN News Videos Won't Play
« Reply #4 on: Oct 11, 2015, 02:02 PM »
Using IE 11, I have now found that somehow my Active X Filtering was "Enabled"

By disabling that filtering I am again getting the videos I have recently been unable to get.

The best description I have found regarding Active X Filtering, InPrivate Browsing, Tracking Protection and Deleting Browsing History is here :

https://www.winhelp.us/internet-explorer-11-privacy.html


But I must admit trying to choose among all those possibilities is beyond my comprehension. I believe I will not pursue any of these further since I am having no other computer problems at present.

Thanks Bill for your replies.

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Re: CNN News Videos Won't Play
« Reply #5 on: Oct 11, 2015, 02:47 PM »
I'm glad you got it sorted out.  That's one of the reasons I don't care for IE, but to each his own.
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