Re: IE7 unable to play flash movies
"Michael Moser" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message
> Since the last major IE7 patches flash videos do not play any more. I have
> several pages containing .swf (flash video files) that IE7 does not
> play/open (the status line shows done with a preceeding yellow exlamation
> mark and the details view says: "Error: object expected", but that's about
> it). If I paste the very same link into chrome or firefox, the flash movie
> plays fine. When will we see that fixed? It *USED* to work in IE7, too.
If your link to the Flash file(.swf) is in the form of "Some
Server.com/some.swf" then it will not open in IE7 unless you have Local
Machine Lockdown enabled. If you have Local Machine Lockdown disabled and
you click on such a link, all you'll get is a blank screen with the yellow
icon in the Status Bar. To enable Local Machine Lockdown, navigate to the
Remove the checkmark next to the box that reads "Allow active content to run
in files on My Computer"