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I am running Joomla's latest version 1.5.8. on our site: http://www.pack250topeka.org After I installed and enabled the mod_simple_video_flash_player module it says "Operation aborted" and closes the browser and sometimes it loads. It works fine in Firefox but only loads once in a while on IE7. Please, any ideas??
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From a quick look at your headers, you are missing a file: crossdomain.xml

This should fix the problem:

1. Create a new file called "crossdomain.xml"
2. Pase the code snippet into this file (only have the code snippet in the file, nothing else)
3. Upload.. The file should be in: http://pack250topeka.org/crossdomain.xml

Let me know if this solved it. Cheers..
<?xml version="1.0"?>
<!DOCTYPE cross-domain-policy SYSTEM
"http://www.macromedia.com/xml/dtds/cross-domain-policy.dtd">
<cross-domain-policy>
<allow-access-from domain="*" />
</cross-domain-policy>

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Yes, that did the trick!  Thank you!
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by:gpmedia
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Well, now it's gone back to crashing IE again.....It DID work briefly though.
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by:Mahdii7
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What IE version? Didn't crash for me on IE7 or IE8, just saw the video wasn't loading.
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by:gpmedia
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IE7 (see screenshot)
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by:Mahdii7
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See if this makes any difference..
// FIND THIS
							<script language="javascript"  type="text/javascript" ><!--
	function navLoaded(elem, modid){
		myspan = document.getElementById("testspan"+modid);
		modbody = myspan.parentNode;
		modbody.innerHTML=elem.innerHTML;
	}
	function callNavigation(link){
		body = document.getElementsByTagName('body')[0];
		if (!document.getElementById('calnav')){
			iframe = document.createElement('iframe');
			iframe.setAttribute("name","calnav");
			iframe.setAttribute("id","calnav");
			iframe.style.display = "none";
		}
		body.appendChild(iframe);
		iframe.setAttribute("src",link);
	}
	//--></script>
 
// REPLACE WITH THIS
 
<script language="javascript"  type="text/javascript" ><!--
	isReady = false;
	window.addEventListener("load", function() { isReady = true; }, false);
 
	function navLoaded(elem, modid){
		myspan = document.getElementById("testspan"+modid);
		modbody = myspan.parentNode;
		modbody.innerHTML=elem.innerHTML;
	}
	function callNavigation(link){
		if (!isReady){
			return false;
		}
		body = document.getElementsByTagName('body')[0];
		if (!document.getElementById('calnav')){
			iframe = document.createElement('iframe');
			iframe.setAttribute("name","calnav");
			iframe.setAttribute("id","calnav");
			iframe.style.display = "none";
		}
		body.appendChild(iframe);
		iframe.setAttribute("src",link);
}
	//--></script>

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by:gpmedia
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Wow, I don't know where to begin to look for that.  It's within my Joomla components somewhere, I just don't know where.
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by:Mahdii7
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lol I've been there.. CMS software can be a pain to navigate.

If it's any help, I'm pretty sure the issue is that JS appendChild block. It's documented..

http://www.garyharan.com/index.php/2008/04/22/internet-explorer-cannot-open-the-internet-site-operation-aborted/


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