IE8 Z-Index problem

Link: http://test.scic.com/files/durable/aboutus.html

The video goes over the header when scrolling down in IE8. In all others above IE8, it works correctly.

How can I make the video go behind the fixed positioned header?
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Eddie ShipmanAll-around developerAsked:
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Kyle HamiltonData ScientistCommented:
Actually, it only works in FF and IE9. I'm pretty sure it has to do with the Flash video - Flash likes to be on top.

Not an ideal solution, but, If you sacrifice the .topbar position:fixed, you will avoid this problem.
COBOLdinosaurCommented:
Try putting this in the head of the page:

<meta http-equiv="X-UA-Compatible" content="IE=edge" />

If that does not work then try a z-index of -1 on the flash player.

A final attempt would be a long shot but try going from xhtml transitional to xhtml strict for the doctype.

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kumaranmcaCommented:
Change z-index value the below css code refer...

.topbar {
    background: url("../images/bgHeader2.png") repeat scroll 0 0 transparent;
    border-bottom: 2px solid #666666;
    position: fixed;
    top: 0;
    z-index: 0;
}

file core5.css line 86 Change z-index:0;

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Eddie ShipmanAll-around developerAuthor Commented:
@kozaiwaniec,
Removing Fixed is not an option.

@COBOL,
The meta tag, doctype change nor z-index of -1 worked.

Any more ideas?
Eddie ShipmanAll-around developerAuthor Commented:
I cannot set wmode because it is being loaded from YouTube.
Kyle HamiltonData ScientistCommented:
Kind of a longshot, but what if you put the header in an iframe instead of using fixed positioning?
Kyle HamiltonData ScientistCommented:
Sorry, I meant frame, not iframe...

I know, frames can be considered evil, but there's a time and place for everything....
Eddie ShipmanAll-around developerAuthor Commented:
OK, modifying the URL to the video to add
?wmode=transparent 

Open in new window

fixed the issue.
Eddie ShipmanAll-around developerAuthor Commented:
Found answer on stackoverflow.
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