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YouTube videos won't play on Safari 5.1.3

1081 Views 2 Replies Latest reply: Feb 29, 2012 8:46 AM by Fulkkari RSS
darkhorse85 Level 1 Level 1 (0 points)
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Feb 27, 2012 6:27 AM

Many youtube video on Safari 5.1.3 don't play just show a black screen. I open the same link in Firefox 10.0.2 and the videos play. I read this may be caused by caused by downloading a bad torrent(s)?


What can I do to fix this?

Thanks for all helpful suggestions.

MacBook Pro, Mac OS X (10.7.3), iTunes
  • Allan Eckert Level 8 Level 8 (39,555 points)
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    Feb 27, 2012 6:33 AM (in response to darkhorse85)

    Works fine for me on both of my Macs.


    Sounds like you download some crapware from torrents.


    I strongly recommend that torrents not be used for just that reason.



    MacBook Pro, Mac Pro,, Mac OS X (10.7.2), 12 GB RAM, 3.5 TB, iPhone 4, Nikon N80, D70 and D300 Nikon Cools
  • Fulkkari Calculating status...
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    Feb 29, 2012 8:46 AM (in response to Allan Eckert)

    I'm running 5.1.3 of Safari and have the same issue. I have not ever downloaded any torrents. I have a few extensions to Safari, but it doesn't matter if I have them on or not. I guess you Allan might have Flash installed? Because to me it looks like Google has screwed up with the HTML5, which has been broken almost all the time. Now it has even broken Click2Flash.


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