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Old 09-25-2008, 03:42 AM   #1
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flash version not acknowledged

When I go to the Adobe site I see:

You have version 9,0,124,0 installed

However, when I go to another site (for example to watch Heroes:; I'm told I need 'Flash Player 9' or greater.

What is the website looking at?
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It's looking for IE.
I've used firefox to visit the site and got the same warning as you. Using the "user agent switcher" extension I faked firefox as IE and was able to pass the initial check for flash player, but I couldn't proceed after the flash animated logo.
Old 09-25-2008, 05:02 AM   #3
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Bleah. And I'd already had to change the useragent to Netscape. I changed the useragent to Mozilla/4.0 (compatible; MSIE 7.0b; Windows NT 6.0) and got the same as you: the flash intro with the NBC penguin and that's it.

I also see:
so.addVariable("operatingSystem", compConfig.OSDetection());
so.addVariable("browserSupport", compConfig.isBrowserSupported());
so.addVariable("directInstalled", compConfig.isPluginInstalled())

What is OSDetection looking for?

Last edited by donnied; 09-25-2008 at 05:28 AM.


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