[thelist] IE doesn't realize .MOV = Quicktime ?!

Michael Barrett mbarrett at triad.rr.com
Tue Oct 1 07:15:01 CDT 2002

It's not a server problem...it's IE.

Windows IE stopped supporting netscape style plug-ins at version 5.5.

So you have to use OBJECT tags and some sort of activex component to get
your quicktime to work.

Here is a tutorial.

> But she tried it on an XP box that doesn't have it, yet, and when she
> hits the page*, she just gets the spaceholder icon.  If she right-
> clicks it will grudgingly admit that it needs some plugin, but it
> suggests she go to the ActiveX gallery at Microsoft to get it, which
> is utterly bogus.

Michael Barrett

mbarrett at triad.rr.com

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