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IE 7 Web Page embedded video shuts down PC

By Nimzee
Jun 14, 2008
  1. Hi eveyone, I am having a very frustrating problem with my PC, whenever I go onto a website that automatically loads a streaming video in the body of the page this causes my PC to shut down and reboot automatically. I also cant view any web pages that end in .jhtml such as some pages at nick.com.

    This happens when using IE7 and firefox web browsers, it happens with or without anti virus software loaded. I have fully reimaged the hard drive and still it happens, I am running XP sp2, I recently updated to window service pack 3 however this caused my PC to crash, and I had to do an OS repair using the XP disk.

    Does anyone have a fix for me????

    Animations for flash player 9 load and play beautifully on web pages, but as soon as any streaming type of video being within the web page, the it just shuits down seconds after the videos start to play.

    Thanks......
     
  2. Bobbye

    Bobbye Helper on the Fringe Posts: 16,335   +36

    How much RAM do you have installed?

    As for "website that automatically loads a streaming video in the body of the page this causes my PC to shut down and reboot automatically." I view this as a security hazard. You should choose when or if you want to load a video, not have it automatically started. This may be due to a security setting in the browser. Check your multimedia and security settings.

    It would also be helpful to have your computer specs.
     
  3. Nimzee

    Nimzee TS Rookie Topic Starter

    Thanks for your reply, I have all my security settings set to the default IE 7 "defaults" theis problem seemed to arise after I accepted and microft windows update, although I cant be totally sure. My PC specs are Intel Core2 CPU 4300@1.8GHz, 1.79GHz 2.00GB of RAM
     
  4. Nimzee

    Nimzee TS Rookie Topic Starter

    Thanks for your reply, I have all my security settings set to the default IE 7 "defaults" this problem seemed to arise after I accepted and microft windows update, although I cant be totally sure. My PC specs are Intel Core2 CPU 4300@1.8GHz, 1.79GHz 2.00GB of RAM. So I have plenty of RAM. The small windows that load within the web page browser window are all Flashplayer 9 windows, the advertisements are all OK when they are animated, but any "real life" video images make my PC crash once the page is loaded, again I believe its a Java or flashplayer issue, I just have no idea how to fix...thats why Im here!
     
  5. Bobbye

    Bobbye Helper on the Fringe Posts: 16,335   +36

    Okay, let's check you flash version:
    See this section on the site below for fixes:
    Fixes and improvements in Flash Player 9.0.45.0: Support for Creative Suite 3:
    http://www.adobe.com/support/documentation/en/flashplayer/9/releasenotes.html#fixes_9045

    JHTML stands for Java HTML. I followed the path of how the JHTML is viewed and as far as I understand, you will need to download the WebLogic ServerĀ® 10 to view these files. I am not sure of this, but take a look:
    http://www.bea.com/framework.jsp?CNT=index.htm&FP=/content/products/weblogic/server

    So, update the Flash player, be sure you have the most current Java which is v6u6. You can scan here and update if needed:
    http://java.com/en/download/installed.jsp

    See if these allow the video play.
     
  6. Nimzee

    Nimzee TS Rookie Topic Starter

    Am having a go at the weblogic server download, its a big file to download 660MB in total. I have the latest Flashplayer v9.0.127.0
     
  7. Nimzee

    Nimzee TS Rookie Topic Starter

    No that didnt work either!! Any other ideas, everything seems to be up to date!
     
  8. Nimzee

    Nimzee TS Rookie Topic Starter

    The web page, as an example, that wont load for me at all is located at http://www.nick.com/turbonick/
    the web page that makes my PC crash when the video starts to play is located at www.nick.com then click on the small spongebob icon at the top of the page and see what happens, once this page loads and the video starts to play, my PC shuts down and then restarts
     
  9. shancros

    shancros TS Rookie

    I'm having this very same problem. My flash player,video and sound drivers are up to date (in fact,I switched from a Pci card to the embedded sound card because on 1 of my crashes,it said that it had to do with my audio). I'm wondering if it could be some missing key in the registry or something...I don't know,i'm very new! I ran a registry scanner and their is some problems with audio compression but it never fixes it and I don't know how...Nimzee,have you tried a registry cleaner? I'm sorry I'm not much help,like I said,I'm looking for solution to this problem too.
     
  10. Bobbye

    Bobbye Helper on the Fringe Posts: 16,335   +36

    My trip around Nickelodeon:

    Clicked on http://www.nick.com/turbonick/ first it freezes, then show Turbonick Loading, loading, loading but it never loads. Eventually showed 'Done" but still has 'Loading'.

    Went back to homepage http://www.nick.com/index.jhtml saw video on lower right, clicked on the 'show more 'Turbonick'> ended up with the same no loading.

    This is NOT your computer problem. I checked the source Code on the Turbonick page. Almost the entire source shows javascript. Source code indicates Flash player v8 and there is a filter to 'allow script'..

    I did click on Sponge Bob on homepage and brought something up 'Sponge Bob Square Pants House something' video loader which loaded fine.

    If it's important enough to you, try going back to Flash v8 and see if that makes a difference. If it was me, I wouldn't bother.

    I am using the Firefox browser v3.

    Edit to add: I went to clean my Cookies out and noticed one of the nick.com Cookie identifies 'browser type'. So It's not your IE7 and it's not my Firefox3.
     
  11. Nimzee

    Nimzee TS Rookie Topic Starter

    As yet I still have no fix for this problem, I'll try changing back to flashplayer 8, and see what happens, will let you know.
     
  12. hmvrulz

    hmvrulz TS Rookie

    i am also having simlar problem
     
  13. jobeard

    jobeard TS Ambassador Posts: 9,317   +618

    see wiki "jhtml"
    The Application Server runs on the webserver so the programmer can run Java Applications
    to create pure HTML+CSS outputs to your browser. The extension ".jhtml" is necessary for
    the webserver and has nothing to do with your browser or the software
    necessary to display the returned page(s). This is identical to more commonly see replies ending in .pl , .php , or .phtml

    No, you do not need to load WebLogic anything -- beside which this is server side code, not browser nor client side code.

    Use your browser options or tools to determine what plugins you do have and make
    sure you have the Java-Plugin. If not, then likely you need to install Java itself.

    I've seen many 'interesting comments' on this board re Java and or client/server which have been,
    out of lack of understanding or personal experience, been innocently in error but
    tend to mislead the poster.
    This is yet another :sad:
     
  14. Bobbye

    Bobbye Helper on the Fringe Posts: 16,335   +36

    Reading all the text is highly recommended.
     
  15. jobeard

    jobeard TS Ambassador Posts: 9,317   +618

    these are all Flash presentations

    on Firefox 2.0.0.13, it runs fine
    on IE 6 6.02; I get a prompt to "Get Flash" -- which I'm not chasing as I don't use IE
    except for MS Updates :)
     
  16. shancros

    shancros TS Rookie

    hey nimzee..i think i may have solved my problem! Remember in my earlier post I said my registry scanner was saying I have some audio compression registry keys missing (or something like that).Well,evidently I had the drivers for my embedded sound card and my pci card installed and both were enabled.after removing my pci and trying to use the embedded sound card,it became so bad that I couldn't hardly visit any site with flash on any browser without my pc crashing.I finally uninstalled (not disabled!) my embedded sound sound card and reinstalled the pci sound card and I haven't had a problem since! I don't know if this info is much help to you.Try uninstalling then reinstalling your sound card drivers or maybe even trying another sound card,just remember to uninstall (not just disable) the card you won't use...let me know if that works!
     
  17. Nimzee

    Nimzee TS Rookie Topic Starter

    Thanks will give it a go....as yet nothing has fixed my problem.......
     
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