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    Why won't Google Chrome play windows media player videos, you hit the play button and it just stays a black screen.

    Same with the music player thingy on MySpace, stuff like that, it doesn't play that either. It seems alright with all other type videos though.

    Anyone else got this problem?

    How do I solve it? I can't be bothered to switch browser everytime it happens.
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    My answer:






    Use Firefox
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    Plugins?
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    (Original post by SillyFencer)
    Plugins?
    Chrome doesn't need plugins for video. It should just work.
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    (Original post by SillyFencer)
    Plugins?
    I hate firefox...

    Where can I find Plugins for it? It isn't as simple as other browsers I don't have a clue what I should be downloading or whatever.
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    I'm having a few problems with Chrome too. Websites coming back as Null even though they work in IE and such. I think there are still a lot of issues to be ironed out yet.
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    http://www.rumblevids.com/showvideo.php?id=101

    Could someone try that video see if it works on there google chrome? I clock play and it flashes for a second to "connecting to media" then returns to the play button and that's it. No matter how long I leave it, it doesn't work.

    Sorry there isn't a normal video example, it's jut the one that pissed me off.
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    It's beta software. Use firefox; you don't really hate it.
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    At first Google Chrome played videos, altho it played them badly; very laggy, stuttery, would almost always crash bars: now, it refuses to allow flash player even tho I have installed and reinstalled the latest version.

    And no, your video doesn't work for me either.
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    (Original post by rbilling)
    It's beta software. Use firefox; you don't really hate it.
    :love:
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    Ah well, I prefer Safari rather than Firefox so I'll switch between Google Chrome and Safari.

    Firefox is absolute garbage, I hate it, it's so chunky but tacky and ugly. Annoys me just looking at it.
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    (Original post by Cupid Stunt)
    Ah well, I prefer Safari rather than Firefox so I'll switch between Google Chrome and Safari.

    Firefox is absolute garbage, I hate it, it's so chunky but tacky and ugly. Annoys me just looking at it.
    Then change the way it looks :rolleyes:
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    chrome is still a beta
    admittedly it is still a great browser but using it for a while it becomes quite clear why
    there are numerous problems i have with it, namely the videos one you mention but also a lot of null pages when they arent, mainly when you paste a direct link from msn or such
    also you can only have one incognito window, and although it is fast and lean, its lack of functionality lets it down big time
    in comparison with the help you can get and the plugins you can get for FF3 its pretty shoddy, atm if something doesnt work on chrome then youre screwed whereas on FF you just need to find a plugin to make it work.
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    (Original post by SillyFencer)
    Then change the way it looks :rolleyes:
    Skins don't change much, I've went through tones and you can still tell it's firefox...I hate it, shut up.
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    (Original post by Cupid Stunt)
    http://www.rumblevids.com/showvideo.php?id=101

    Could someone try that video see if it works on there google chrome? I clock play and it flashes for a second to "connecting to media" then returns to the play button and that's it. No matter how long I leave it, it doesn't work.

    Sorry there isn't a normal video example, it's jut the one that pissed me off.
    Doesn't work on Chrome for me, either.
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    Couldn't you just use firefox for watching videos, and the rest of the browsing, you use chrome? By the way, i have the same problem with chrome.

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