Lee, I have a question about that, which has nothing to do with web development, which is why I'm asking off-list. I'm running IE7 on Vista, and flash seems to be disabled on websites by default if JS is used to detect flash. Which is annoying, because YouTube breaks as well, as do most other websites that stream video through a flash player. Would you know which IE settings might be the culprit? Thanks, Rick. -----Oorspronkelijk bericht----- Van: thelist-bounces at lists.evolt.org [mailto:thelist-bounces at lists.evolt.org] Namens Lee Kowalkowski Verzonden: donderdag 8 maart 2007 21:47 Aan: thelist at lists.evolt.org Onderwerp: Re: [thelist] Flash Required On 08/03/07, cj <distro.lists at gmail.com> wrote: > i'm replying off list since i'm not a "normal" or "average" user. :) Oh, whoops? > the only place i have flash installed is at my work place. when i > browse from home on my regular pc or from my laptop, i could care less > about the flashy pages or (most likely) ads that i'd get if i had > flash installed. if a web page requires flash to see it, i go > somewhere else. I'm similar, except I have Flash installed but I disable Active X on IE in the Internet Zone. I tend to leave sites with flash still, but if there's a Flash site I really want to use (or more often my wife - who you just can't give a satisfactory explanation to why sites that work on other's computers don't on ours), then I add that site to my Trusted Zone, where Active X is enabled. This works most of the time, except for sites that override the browser's default behaviour and attempt to detect if flash is installed beforehand (which fails for some reason, perhaps a bug in IE actually), they usually redirect me to a page or pop-up a message to say I need to install Flash (which I don't). Really irritating, and it's at this point I give up using the site, unless I really do need to use it, then I use Firefox or Opera (depending on which of these renders the rest of the site best, it varies). -- Lee -- * * Please support the community that supports you. * * http://evolt.org/help_support_evolt/ For unsubscribe and other options, including the Tip Harvester and archives of thelist go to: http://lists.evolt.org Workers of the Web, evolt !