Video's not playing

Discussion in 'MacBook Pro' started by Mr M5, Jul 22, 2012.

  1. Mr M5 macrumors regular

    Apr 24, 2011
    I'm not able to get Cnet's videos to play on any of my web browsers either chrome (the main one) or safari or firefox. I remember at one point using developers tools via a recommendation from sharon at cnet to extend battery life. Though now I can't remember what I did, so I'm guessing that is what is causing it. It was also something to do with fooling price line to not know I was on a mac.

    Does anybody have any idea what I may have done?
  2. MacDawg macrumors P6


    Mar 20, 2004
    "Between the Hedges"
    Sounds like what you are talking about is the Developer Tools in Safari
    Go to your Menu under Develop -> User Agent
    That is where you can "fool" Price Line as you say about using a Mac

    Not sure that would affect your videos though
  3. Mr M5 thread starter macrumors regular

    Apr 24, 2011
    I do have that set as safari, when i click on the cnet video I get install and update flash player (which it is to date) you tube plays on both safari and chrome too. So I don't get it.

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