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Windows 7: Can't seems to play videos from YouTube in Firefox.

16 Dec 2011   #1

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Can't seems to play videos from YouTube in Firefox.

Hello guys, sorry for the trouble again but this time, I am having trouble with Firefox again.

So recently, my Firefox can't seems to play or load any videos from YouTube BUT I am able to play and load videos on other sites like, own3D.tv - Live! Your Game, etc. (Haven't really try the rest becuase I don't know of much 'video' sites.) I am also able to play YouTube videos on Chrome, IE and Opera.

Anyways, I have tried Google'd around and did the following:
1.) Reinstall Firefox and Flash.
2.) Disable hardware acceleration.
3.) Clearing cache, cookies and history.

I hope I am not being too troublesome here but recently, I decided to give Chrome a try but the only problem I have now is that I can't seems to 'transfer' my passwords from Firefox to Chrome successfully. It stated there at Chrome as successful but no password seems to be transferred over so I was wondering, is there any other way that I can transfer the passwords from my Firefox to Chrome?

Thanks in advance for reading and all the help!!!

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16 Dec 2011   #2
whs

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16 Dec 2011   #3

Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate (x64) Build 7601
 
 

Ty, sir. But I have tried that exact same thing and none of my Firefox passwords went over.
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16 Dec 2011   #4

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Try restarting it with the add-ons disabled look at screenshots.
Jerry
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16 Dec 2011   #5
whs

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Try again, you may have made a mistake.
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16 Dec 2011   #6

Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate (x64) Build 7601
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Bongo View Post
Try restarting it with the add-ons disabled look at screenshots.
Jerry
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I have tried that, but still I have no luck with the video issues. Thanks for the help.

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by whs View Post
Try again, you may have made a mistake.
Did that again and followed the instructions but still ended with no passwords being transferred.
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16 Dec 2011   #7

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You may want to create a new profile to see if there is a problem with your profile or some extensions you can do this to test for problems.
Click on the Start Button and if you have it on the right side of the start menu click on Run if it is not there type "run" without quote marks in the search box and choose Run.
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In the Run box type "firefox.exe -ProfileManager" without quote marks and click OK
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Click on Create Profile you can also uncheck don't ask at startup now.
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Follow the Wizard and click Next.
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Enter new profile name and click Finish.
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Make sure that you have unchecked don't ask at startup and select your new profile and click on Start Firefox. This profile manager box will open each time you start Firefox until you check the Don't ask at startup box again.
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After you have tested your new profile you can check the don't ask at startup box again and you will not get the profile manager starting each time you start Firefox.
Jerry


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