IE7 won't play MPG / WMV

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AlmaH

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Hi!
I have a brand new pc with Vista installed. When I try to watch a video in IE7 (mpeg or wmv) it always comes up with the 'This page can not be displayed' message. Now I remember I had the same issue a long time ago with one of the beta versions but I can't remember how I fixed it. I believe it had something to do with security settings in IE7.
Who can help me??? :)
 
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I hope someone helps you as I have exactly the same problem!! :mad:

What I did as a temporary workaround was to right click on the video and choose "save target as". :eek:

This involves downloading the video file (often large) and then clicking on the "open" tab........ the movie then happily runs on Windows Media Player. :p

I tried unchecking all the Vista Internet security settings and even customizing them to the lowest setting available and still nothing............ :eek:

Weird stuff and can't believe codecs are the problem when using Media Player 11!! :rolleyes:
 
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Slough thru wmp options-- there'll be an option to play video in browser....

Also, Internet Options/ Advanced & Security/Custom Level will have several possibly relevant settings....

You may also have to go into Control Panel/Default Programs/Associate a file type blah, blah....

Also, what behavior do you get when you try on a Moz browser?
 
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