Can't Use WMP in FireFox

  mattyc_92 10:21 24 Jul 2005
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Hi, I have been using FireFox for a while now, but I can never use it to see "embedded" video/audio in websites. I have to use IE instead.

I have searched the Extensions and Plugins section of the FireFox site, but can't find what I need.

Can anyone point me to the currect location?

As usual, thanks in advance.

  ashdav 11:01 24 Jul 2005

Do you have Java runtime (JRE) installed click here and Flashplayer click here

  Stuartli 12:03 24 Jul 2005

Some websites also use RealPlayer - Firefox will prompt you to download the plugin if it is not already on your system.

  mattyc_92 12:09 24 Jul 2005

I have both already installed.

Stuartli

Yes I know that, but thanks for the info...

Is it just part of FireFox? I can still use IE for streaming embedded audio/video, so it isn't a real problem, but is annoying.

Thanks for your responses.

  Stuartli 12:15 24 Jul 2005
  Stuartli 12:27 24 Jul 2005

Use the about:plugins in the address bar to see what is Enabled as suggested in the link.

  Belatucadrus 12:54 24 Jul 2005

I think that the embedded WMP uses activx, if I'm right then Firefox isn't going to play it without a suitable plug-in. As one of the pro security points on Firefox is that it isn't vulnerable to activx exploits. If I'm right, it may be a fix you don't want to implement.

Try posting this in web design, I'm sure one of the experts there will know the answer.

  Stuartli 13:24 24 Jul 2005

See the link I provided...:-)

  mattyc_92 14:06 24 Jul 2005

Thanks for the link. According to the test, it is working, but things like "Yahoo Launch" wont load (they can't find Windows Media Player)...

O well, I still have IE for that...

Thanks for all replies....Will Tick

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