Mozilla Firefox 1.0.4 causes 3 seperate instances of RealPlayer to open when a streaming video link is clicked.

RESOLVED EXPIRED

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RESOLVED EXPIRED
13 years ago
12 years ago

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(Reporter: raid517, Unassigned)

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13 years ago
User-Agent:       Mozilla/4.0 (compatible; MSIE 6.0; Windows NT 5.1)
Build Identifier: Mozilla/4.0 (compatible; MSIE 6.0; Windows NT 5.1)

Hi since updating to Firefox 1.04 whenever I visit
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/default.stm and click on watch video (any video)
RealPlayer will launch three seperate instances of itself and begin playing 3
seperate instances of the same stream. Equally anoying is that RealPlayer used
to play embedded within Firefox - but it no longer does this. I was originally
able to resolve this by deleting everything I could find to do with realplayer
from my PC 9including the realplay plugins from my mozilla firefox directory)
and starting with a fresh profile - but it has just remerged and this fix no
longer appears to work. I only have realplayer 10 installed. I do not have
realplayer 8 installed too, nor do I have multiple instances of real player 10
installed.

Does anyone have a clue how to fix this?

GJ

Reproducible: Always

Steps to Reproduce:
1.Update Firefox from 1.03 to 1.04
2.Click on a streaming video link from the above site.
3.

Actual Results:  
Clicking on a streaming video link will cause three seperate instances of
realplayer 10 to be launched.

GJ

Expected Results:  
Launch on instance of realplayer embeded within the web page - as it used to do
in consistantly and without error in realplayer 1.03.

GJ

Updated

13 years ago
Summary: Mozilla Firefox 1.04 causes 3 seperate instances of RealPlayer to open when a streaming video link is clicked. → Mozilla Firefox 1.0.4 causes 3 seperate instances of RealPlayer to open when a streaming video link is clicked.
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Updated

13 years ago
OS: Windows XP → Linux
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Comment 1

13 years ago
Note. Sorry the OS this happens on is Linux. Not windows XP.

Changed above.

GJ
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