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#17517 - 09/21/11 12:48 AM Browser does not play music
macnerd10 Offline


Registered: 08/04/09
Loc: Los Angeles, CA
Hope this is the right forum. A friend on Facebook gave me a link to her songs on MySpace. When I click on "Play", a new window with music player opens, the ad (Flash) loads correctly but the player does not load. In 2-3 minutes it shows "player temporarily unavailable". This is the same on 4 different browsers. I've run Onyx on full maintenance and no luck. However, the new admin account has Safari playing music OK; therefore, I have problems on the main account. Any suggestions on what to clean up/trash/rebuild?


Edited by dianne (09/21/11 04:37 AM)
Edit Reason: moved from Mac OS X Applications.
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#17519 - 09/21/11 04:38 AM Re: Browser does not play music [Re: macnerd10]
dianne Offline

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Registered: 08/04/09
Alex,

In Safari -> Preferences -> Security -> Web content, what is checkmarked?
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#17522 - 09/21/11 09:29 AM Re: Browser does not play music [Re: dianne]
macnerd10 Offline


Registered: 08/04/09
Loc: Los Angeles, CA
Dianne,
I don't have web content under Security. Besides, the behavior is the same on several browsers, not just Safari.


Edited by macnerd10 (09/21/11 09:29 AM)
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#17524 - 09/21/11 10:07 AM Re: Browser does not play music [Re: macnerd10]
Hal Itosis Offline


Registered: 09/03/09
Loc: 10.6.8 (build 10K549)
Which version of Flash are you running?

I had some issues with the v.11 beta, so i went back to the latest 10.x which appears to be 10.3.183.7

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#17526 - 09/21/11 10:50 AM Re: Browser does not play music [Re: Hal Itosis]
macnerd10 Offline


Registered: 08/04/09
Loc: Los Angeles, CA
I have like yours. to be sure, I uninstalled Flash Player, and reinstalled version 10 from Adobe site. No change. I think, since Flash is the same for main and test accounts, and test account works fine, something is wrong on the main one.
Now another problem. Wanted to run DW and found out that my copy was for SL. Downloaded an updater, got the new disk but it would not boot the computer. Can that be because it asked me for a CD to burn (original 4.0 was on a CD) and I did but the new computers can be booted only off a DVD? Just don't want to buy DW again for 100 bucks when I am entitled to a free Lion update...
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#17527 - 09/21/11 12:31 PM Re: Browser does not play music [Re: Hal Itosis]
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Registered: 08/04/09
Originally Posted By: Hal Itosis
... the latest 10.x which appears to be 10.3.183.7

It likely won't affect the current issue, but Adobe Flash Player 10.3.183.10 was released earlier today.
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#17528 - 09/21/11 02:26 PM Re: Browser does not play music [Re: alternaut]
macnerd10 Offline


Registered: 08/04/09
Loc: Los Angeles, CA
This is what I have (updated today).

The DW issue was resolved. They offer a 4.3 DVD upgrade for owners of 4.0 for 22 dollars (all included). The tech support guy claimed that the updated 4.3 disks from Tiger 4.0 would not start anything past Tiger, which is not true (done it through SL) and also claimed that the new disk will boot anything from Lion to down below (I guess, Leopard and Snow Leopard). So hoping to get a Lion-bootable DW soon.


Edited by macnerd10 (09/21/11 02:27 PM)
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#17530 - 09/21/11 04:35 PM Re: Browser does not play music [Re: macnerd10]
artie505 Online


Registered: 08/04/09
Why don't you run DW from an HD from where it boots considerably more quickly?
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#17531 - 09/21/11 04:46 PM Re: Browser does not play music [Re: macnerd10]
artie505 Online


Registered: 08/04/09
I just found this on Alsoft's Website:

Quote:
07/20/2011 - DiskWarrior 4 version 4.3 Compatible with Mac OS X 10.7 Lion
DiskWarrior 4 version 4.3 was released in March and is required to run an installed copy of DiskWarrior while started from 10.7 Lion. If you haven't already done so, you can use the free updater for existing owners of DiskWarrior 4 versions 4.0-4.2. (Emphasis added)

What was the $22 fee for? (Did you opt to buy a disc instead of just d/l'ing?)


Edited by artie505 (09/21/11 04:48 PM)
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#17532 - 09/21/11 06:32 PM Re: Browser does not play music [Re: artie505]
macnerd10 Offline


Registered: 08/04/09
Loc: Los Angeles, CA
1. I did. However, I was not sure that the version on the external was for Lion (it dated back to February 2011). It seemed to work, although did not resolve my issue. The update disk that I created with their updater did not boot the computer. Was that because it was a CD (as it told me to insert) rather than a DVD or because the original OS was Tiger? Have no idea...

2. 22 bucks is for a new DVD that will work with Lion. They did not offer a download on this deal. Because I could not find a definitive info on their site as to what version of DW will boot newer Macs, I decided to get a DVD. Will post back when it comes, so I could tell you whether this is the same version as before or a newer one. To me, a lot of things are very cryptic when it comes to Alsoft. They don't update the program, they update disk for booting.

New questions. Since I have no feedback as to what to do with the browser problem, I decided to clone my work computer, which is very similar to the home one with a problem, and try to replace user library with the one of the clone. However, I am afraid to replace all of it (not sure if everything was customized in the same way), so will try stepwise. My inclination is to start with the preferences pertaining to Apple because it seems to be due to some system problem. Does it sound reasonable? I guess, I don't need to mess with the main Library or System/Library because the test account works fine. Or maybe replace the test account completely with the one from the clone and use it as the main one?


Edited by macnerd10 (09/21/11 06:35 PM)
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#17536 - 09/21/11 11:52 PM Re: Browser does not play music [Re: macnerd10]
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Registered: 08/04/09
Loc: Los Angeles, CA
OK, problem solved. Copied from the home folder of a work computer clone everything related to browsers including preferences. All's well.
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#17555 - 09/22/11 11:45 PM Re: Browser does not play music [Re: macnerd10]
artie505 Online


Registered: 08/04/09
Originally Posted By: macnerd10
The update disk that I created with their updater did not boot the computer. Was that because it was a CD (as it told me to insert) rather than a DVD or because the original OS was Tiger? Have no idea...

Your updated DW disc can boot only those Macs that your original v 4.x disc can boot (See below), but note:

Originally Posted By: Alsoft
DiskWarrior 4 version 4.3 is now available on DiskWarrior DVD revision 1107. This DVD is a universal startup DVD that can start up both PowerPC and Intel Macs. All Mac models meeting the System Requirements for DiskWarrior can be started from the DVD. (Emphasis added)

Originally Posted By: macnerd10
They did not offer a download on this deal. Because I could not find a definitive info on their site as to what version of DW will boot newer Macs, I decided to get a DVD.

The only way to get a disc that will boot Macs newer than those your original disc can boot is to pay the $22 for an updated version of your v 4.x upgrade.

Originally Posted By: macnerd10
To me, a lot of things are very cryptic when it comes to Alsoft. They don't update the program, they update disk for booting.

They update the program as is called for by each new incarnation of OS X, but, beyond that, they must also update the "boot mechanism" as Apple releases Macs with updated ones, and they're not allowed to offer those "boot mechanism" updates as d/l's.

Bottom line, though, is that the updated disc you created, although it cannot boot your Mac, will run DW from a separate HD or partition (and not require the inordinate boot time of a DVD).

(Alsoft.com is almost as convoluted...as difficult to follow as is the Internal Revenue Code! confused )
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