Solved

How to disable  HTML5 video in chrome

Posted on 2014-02-03
2
1,555 Views
Last Modified: 2014-02-04
Hi experts.

Flash video content from youtube is sometimes offered as native HTML5 video content. Since this does not work as expected in our environment, I would like to disable HTML5 video playback completely, so that only flash is offered.

I already found a way using the extension "chromeactions" but since I need to deploy this, I wonder if there's an even easier way that you folks might know.

Browser: chrome (v32), OS: Server 2008 R2 as remoteapp, BUT that does not really matter.
Example video: www.youtube.com/watch?v=N8zIaFkuK5s
0
Comment
Question by:McKnife
  • 2
2 Comments
 
LVL 54

Accepted Solution

by:
McKnife earned 0 total points
ID: 39832190
If anyone is interested: a simple workaround is to rename the ffmpegsumo.dll in the application directory of chrome. Without it, adobe flash is used, when installed.
I deployed a task that searches for that thing on daily in case updates resurrect it (what they'll certainly try).
0
 
LVL 54

Author Closing Comment

by:McKnife
ID: 39832191
Self-solved
0

Featured Post

Does Powershell have you tied up in knots?

Managing Active Directory does not always have to be complicated.  If you are spending more time trying instead of doing, then it's time to look at something else. For nearly 20 years, AD admins around the world have used one tool for day-to-day AD management: Hyena. Discover why

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Introduction This article is primarily concerned with ActionScript 3 and generally specific to AVM2.  Most suggestions would apply to ActionScript 2 as well, and I've noted those tips that differ between AS2 and AS3. With the advent of ActionS…
Do you come here a lot? Are you lazy like me and don't want to go through the "trouble" of having to click your Dock's Safari icon and then having to click your Experts Exchange Favorites bookmark to get here? Well then this article is for you.
The goal of the tutorial is to teach the user how to how to load their YouTube profile onto Flash Media Live Encoder.
The goal of the tutorial is to teach the user how to select the video input device. Make sure you have an input device that in connected and work and recognized by Adobe Flash Media Live Encoder and select it in the “video input” menu.

803 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question