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Windows 7: YouTube HTML5 Player - Can't go fullscreen

31 Dec 2015   #1

YouTube HTML5 Player - Can't go fullscreen

With more websites (usually forums) displaying the HTML5 version of the YouTube player embedded in their pages, I've noticed that it's not possible to enter full-screen from that player. I always have to copy the video URL and open it up in a new tab directly on the YouTube site in order to watch full-screen.

This is using IE11 on both Windows 7 and 10.

If anyone has any tips, that'd be great! Thanks.

(PS, I'm also a mod on a forum where some members are having this problem. I don't know if it's how the video is embedded into the page, or a problem with the device itself.)

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31 Dec 2015   #2

Dual Boot: Windows 8.1 & Server 2012r2 VMs: Kali Linux, Backbox, Matriux, Windows 8.1

Try disabling hardware acceleration
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31 Dec 2015   #3

Win-7-Pro64bit 7-H-Prem-64bit

html5 as far as I know does not support full screen it only supports theater mode
You'd need to use flash player to use full screen mode.
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