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Windows 7: You Tube thumbnails not working

13 Dec 2009   #1

Windows 7 32 bit Ultimate
You Tube thumbnails not working

My problem is that nternet explorer is not showing youtube thumbnailas and also not playig the videos. plz see attached

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13 Dec 2009   #2

Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate

i think you should use a newer version of Iexplorer (update it) or move to Firefox.
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13 Dec 2009   #3

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit

Try resetting by Tools-> Internet Options-> Advanced tab click Reset.
Or you could try this as well:

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13 Dec 2009   #4

Windows 7 Home Premium 32-bit

I would recommend Firefox. IE is really not good at all (My Point Of View).
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13 Dec 2009   #5

Windows 8.1 Pro RTM x64

Do you have Flash installed?
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13 Dec 2009   #6
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ultimate 32bit SP1

Update java ....
  • Download the latest version of Java Runtime Environment (JRE) 6.
  • Scroll down to where it says "Java Runtime Environment (JRE) 6u17 allows end-users to run Java applications".
  • Click the "Download" button to the right.
  • Check the box that says: "Accept License Agreement".
  • The page will refresh.
  • Click on the link to download Windows Offline Installation with or without Multi-language and save to your desktop.
  • Close any programs you may have running - especially your web browser.
  • Go to Start > Control Panel double-click on Add/Remove programs and remove all older versions of Java.
  • Check any item with Java Runtime Environment (JRE or J2SE) in the name.
  • Click the Remove or Change/Remove button.
  • Repeat as many times as necessary to remove each Java versions.
  • Reboot your computer once all Java components are removed.
  • Then from your desktop double-click on jre-6u17-windows-i586-p.exe to install the newest version.


Update Adobe Flash player Adobe Flash Player
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14 Dec 2009   #7

Windows 7 32 bit Ultimate

Thanx for Prompt reply bu I am still facing the same poblem, though i have restored the IE 8 to default. Also google chrome is producing the same effect.
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14 Dec 2009   #8


It used to work before and just stopped?
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