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Flash content won't display in IE 9 and 10

Posted on 2013-06-13
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Hi,

This is a strange one on particular web sites flash won't display in IE 9 and 10 however it will display on IE 8, Chrome, Firefox etc. On IE 9 if I run the site in compatibility mode, the content will display. I have tried running the site in IE 9 using software rendering instead of GPU  rendering, toggled off Active X control within the browser. Checked that the add-ons are enabled.

Does anyone know why IE 9 won't display flash content *.swf and *.flv files. Is this a security feature?
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Thanks that is very interesting. Is there any way around this? So we don't have to ask end users to add the site to their trusted list.
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Can that be done for external users coming into the site?
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Maybe, but one step at a time. You need to ensure that my suggestion works on one of your machines, before worrying about how to implement it.
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what is the site for the experts to test?
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