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Post Posted March 10th, 2017, 12:21 am

I recently stumbled upon this discussion thread and was wondering if this solution could be useful for SM 2.46 under Win-XP Pro, though the Adobe plugin mentioned is not included with the SM 2.46 installation:

http://www.msfn.org/board/topic/175591- ... out-flash/

I would be interested to hear of any useful insight into this subject. I'm aware that Win-XP doesn't have a native H.264 codec, which is an issue.

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Post Posted March 11th, 2017, 4:55 am

From what I recall, I did not get that to work in SeaMonkey, WinXP.

(I didn't find my specific post I was looking for, but,) mid-2016, viewtopic.php?p=14604743#p14604743, so do some searches & you might find more related.
Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 6.1; en-US; rv:1.9.1.19) Gecko/20110420 SeaMonkey/2.0.14 Pinball CopyURL+ FetchTextURL FlashGot NoScript

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Post Posted March 19th, 2017, 4:37 pm

therube wrote:From what I recall, I did not get that to work in SeaMonkey, WinXP.

(I didn't find my specific post I was looking for, but,) mid-2016, viewtopic.php?p=14604743#p14604743, so do some searches & you might find more related.


Are you suggesting that you have already tried to install the Adobe Primetime Content Decryption Module in Seamonkey browser and subsequently could not get H.264 video playback to work? That plug-in seems to be included with Firefox. I'd like to know if it's possible to download it somewhere.

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Post Posted March 20th, 2017, 7:57 am

you have already tried to install the Adobe Primetime Content Decryption Module in Seamonkey browser and subsequently could not get H.264 video playback to work?

Correct.

I think... what I tried was setting the Prefs as needed in SeaMonkey & copying the Plugin (from FF) into seamonkey/plugins/...
Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 6.1; en-US; rv:1.9.1.19) Gecko/20110420 SeaMonkey/2.0.14 Pinball CopyURL+ FetchTextURL FlashGot NoScript

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Post Posted March 21st, 2017, 12:21 am

therube wrote:Correct. I think... what I tried was setting the Prefs as needed in SeaMonkey & copying the Plugin (from FF) into seamonkey/plugins/...


Not sure that procedure would result in the correct installation of a plug in, as many plug-ins no longer use the PLUGINS folder within the Seamonkey program folder. For example, Flash player installs elsewhere and not in the SM browser's plugins folder any longer, even under Win-XP. It would be necessary to have the original plug-in installer to do the job right, which is why I'd like to have the plugin installer.

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