Howto: Firefox - Foxnews videos

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Howto: Firefox - Foxnews videos

Postby clem on Thu Dec 21, 2006 7:16 pm

In Bea, Firefox doesn't show the http://www.foxnews.com videos, the sound works but there's no picture.

To fix this problem:

- install greasemonkey in Firefox by pointing at this link:
http://ftp.mozilla.org/pub/mozilla.org/ ... 7.0-fx.xpi

- then restart Firefox.

- then install this script in Firefox by pointing at this link:
http://userscripts.org/scripts/source/1371.user.js

Here you go :)
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Thanks for the tip

Postby Peakpc on Tue Dec 26, 2006 10:14 am

Thanks for the tip It works just as you said it would. I hope that this will be added automaticlly in the next release :D
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Postby tripper22 on Fri Dec 29, 2006 7:06 am

Works great! Thanks very much!
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Postby exploder on Sat Jun 30, 2007 6:06 pm

Just found this tip, works great! Thanks!
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Postby nelamvr6 on Wed Jul 11, 2007 10:04 pm

Schweet! Thanks!
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Postby z0mbie on Wed Aug 08, 2007 1:15 pm

I don't like Fox News, but occasionally I have to watch videos to see what they're lying about. Thanks it works like a charm.
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Re: Howto: Firefox - Foxnews videos

Postby nrmcfadden@cox.net on Thu Dec 06, 2007 8:39 pm

Hi,
Help, fox news script worked well for a few days. Now just sound with no video. I have tried reloading everthing several times with no luck. Has Fox News changed something?
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Re: Howto: Firefox - Foxnews videos

Postby nelamvr6 on Fri Dec 07, 2007 8:00 am

nrmcfadden@cox.net wrote:Hi,
Help, fox news script worked well for a few days. Now just sound with no video. I have tried reloading everthing several times with no luck. Has Fox News changed something?



Hey! I have the same problem! I just noticed it since I rarely use FoxNews Video...
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Re: Howto: Firefox - Foxnews videos

Postby dirtydog on Sun Dec 30, 2007 10:48 am

Great tip :wink: thanks
Insanity: doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results.

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Re: Howto: Firefox - Foxnews videos

Postby macrohard1 on Tue Jan 01, 2008 4:10 pm

Cant seem to get to either of those links provided.

I used to have no issues in Firefox opening videos on the Fox News site, but now its pretty much a no go.

I have the same problems in Ubuntu as well.
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Re: Howto: Firefox - Foxnews videos

Postby exploder on Tue Jan 01, 2008 6:41 pm

Greasemonkey is here https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/748

The link to the script works. Fox video plays fine here.
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Re: Howto: Firefox - Foxnews videos

Postby dw5437 on Tue Jan 29, 2008 5:39 pm

I tried these suggestions and mine still didn't work. Then I tried something novel. I sent Fox News an email telling them I could not watch their videos and I got a nice email from them the next day saying that they will fix my problem. They asked me what operating system and browser and gave me some hints to look for and within a few seconds I was watching videos. My problem was I had noscript installed and it was blocking videos. If you will contact Fox News they will gladly assist you with any problems you may have.
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Re: Howto: Firefox - Foxnews videos

Postby stafio on Tue Jan 29, 2008 10:55 pm

That's good to hear that they actually got back to you and offered some help. I've tried to watch videos on TSN.ca before and it just displays this lovely message:
Sorry, your OS is not supported!
We recommend Windows 2000, Windows XP, or Mac OS X.


I've sent them emails before and listed out the large number of sites that I am able to watch videos on and expressed by displeasure with their poor offering. Now I get my sports highlights online from sportsnet.ca.
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