Internet Explorer 11 not able to play mp4 video files

I'm having a problem with internet explorer 11 playing MP4 videos that are embedded within websites.

I can play the videos in chrome no problem but in IE i see  no video, if i browse directly to the video location internet explorer will open it in Media player and the video plays fine ..

Any idea as to how i can get this to play embedded within the browser as it does within chrome ?

Any help would be great.

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Z1ggyConnect With a Mentor Author Commented:
thanks for all your advice the issue turned out to be resolved by applying the latest set of windows updates this did contain some updates for IE 11 so I can only assume that this was some sort of bug in IE with relation to its HTML5 support for embedded content.
How you are running internet its through data card ?

Can you clear temp file history & browsing history then check after that .
Z1ggyAuthor Commented:
Internet access is direct from the machine via Ethernet cable. There's no proxy or other service inbetween.

Clearing temp files makes no difference neither does resetting ie to defaults...
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Dave BaldwinFixer of ProblemsCommented:
Quicktime is normally used to play MP4 videos.  If you install Quicktime, it should also install a plugin in IE to play movies.
If you dont want QT most of us dont just install QT alternative media player classic has these inbuilt nd will solve the mp4 video playback
I personally also have VLC and media player  classic BE

Otherwise if you dont want the MPC alternative you just install ffdshow with the ac3 filter then you should be set to go with anything.
These two plus the players are all you need to cover codecs issues, I have the QT alternative as well.
You should update your video card drivers from your manufacturer as well these all help with video playback issues.
BTW I am running Windows 7 both 32 and x64 with IE 11 and have no problems with these two codecs. It's the first thing I do when I upgrade/build my system.
Run this
HTML5 tests - video
Ziggy any progress?
Please stick with your question
Z1ggyAuthor Commented:
resolved the issue
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