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Clicking on videos not working & pages not working properly

Discussion in 'Windows Vista' started by The Bishop, Oct 23, 2007.

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  1. The Bishop

    The Bishop Thread Starter

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    I upgraded from XP to Vista Ultimate. I have all updates both optional and
    required. Since the upgrade I've noticed that when I am in IE and click on a
    linked video (for example, a .mov file or anything like that instead of
    getting the video I get a 404. Every time, without exception. Youtube still
    works for me, so I don't know why it wouldn't be a problem there too... it's
    only when I actually click on the link to a video. I've trid it in Safari and
    it works for me, so the problem is definitely IE.

    Also, if I click on a link and it makes a new page pop up, after about 20-30
    times of doing this (during the course of the computer being on) IE will not
    let me open any other links that create a new window. I tried restarting IE,
    but it doesn't work. I also tried starting alternative internet browsers
    after IE caused it to not open new windows, but every alternative browser
    wouldn't work properly either. This is really getting to be an aggravation,
    as I have to restart my computer every single time this happens.

    Short of a complete reformat, I really don't know what to do. I hate to
    format because I don't want to take a full day out of my life just to fix
    something that should have worked properly in the first place. Anything you
    guys can advise me on would be appreciated more than you know.
     
  2. dhaval942

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    try
    go to your computer support site and update video driver
    exactly match your system.
    hope its work
     
  3. The Bishop

    The Bishop Thread Starter

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    Thanks for the advice, but it's a custom-built computer, not made by HP or Dell or anything like that. Videos work, it's just that they don't work when I click on them while in internet explorer.
     
  4. The Bishop

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    Anyone?
     
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