standard users video restrictions

  jackll 21:33 18 Dec 2008

I have set up user accounts as foll;

Myself ---administrator
Wife------standard user
grandchildren---standard user

I have no problems but the other 2 accounts have problems running video clips

e.g. youtube
wmv attachments in Emails
and media center etc

Can anyone please help?

  skidzy 15:35 19 Dec 2008

Possibly there Flashplayer needs updating.

you can just try an update or remove the current version and download and install the new version.

Flashplayer removal and reinstallation; click here

or reinstall over the top click here

Note one for IE and one for Firefox/Opera/Flock etc

  jackll 20:55 22 Dec 2008

Thank you SKIDSY for response.

I have tried flashplayer removal and reinstall previously and just tried again. This does not solve my problem.
My problem first appeared 6 months ago and I investigated via numerous forums then. Everything seemed to point to a Flashplayer problem.

I still think it is a flashplayer problem linked to Administrator and Standard user accounts!!!!

Any other suggestions would be very welcome.

  jackll 14:19 13 Jan 2009

Solution copied from
Flash player on second XP user...

Forums > Helproom

Mon, 29/12/[email protected]:41

Problem Solved

Thank you rdave13.
Downloaded/installed Opera via your link. Had to dload/install another version of flash. (Presumably for Opera.)
After altering IE and Opera defaults to suit I now have 2 browsers available to all users.

I can now run video's from BBC website and YouTube
in Standard User accounts using OPERA browser.
Still will not work in IE.

Give it a try Nick. Hope it works for you.

Thank You All

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