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surface pro internet explorer... please help!

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    surface pro internet explorer... please help!


    My internet explorer wont open web pages on the app, only on the desktop. Also, it wont play youtube videos. It says i need to update flashplayer but its up to date. Please help!

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    Posts : 4
    windows 8


    Its opening web pages after i restarted the computer but still says i need flashplayer...
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    Harrisonburg, Va.
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    Windows 8.1.1 Pro with Media Center


    Do you have version 12.0.0.44 ?

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    Harrisonburg, Va.
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    Windows 8.1.1 Pro with Media Center


    Some tips:

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    windows 8


    I deleted my history and that fixed it. I think it had something to do with the active x filtering.
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    Harrisonburg, Va.
    Posts : 10,488
    Windows 8.1.1 Pro with Media Center


    Quote Originally Posted by tundra523 View Post
    I deleted my history and that fixed it. I think it had something to do with the active x filtering.

    What version of Flash do you have ?
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    Harrisonburg, Va.
    Posts : 10,488
    Windows 8.1.1 Pro with Media Center


    If you need to update IE Flash follow the steps in the pictures:

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    That's it.
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    windows 8


    I did all this and it runs youtube video but not videos on Facebook and other websites. It does in desktop mode but not the tablet internet explorer. Any ideas?
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  9. #9


    Harrisonburg, Va.
    Posts : 10,488
    Windows 8.1.1 Pro with Media Center


    Quote Originally Posted by tundra523 View Post
    I did all this and it runs youtube video but not videos on Facebook and other websites. It does in desktop mode but not the tablet internet explorer. Any ideas?
    Out of ideas.
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surface pro internet explorer... please help!
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