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Authored by: 99macChristopher on Jul 21, '02 07:22:11PM

Or just uncheck FLASH when you install Quicktime 6 in the MIME dialog in the Quicktime Setup assistant

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Mozilla MIME type problem
Authored by: hoopyfrood on Jul 22, '02 12:04:10AM

Both good suggestions, but in this case QT's MIME settings control QT's relation to the OS. The issue was with Mozilla's wacky setup for controlling MIME types with respect to plugins. Even with Flash off in the QT prefs the plugin will still intercept flash content unless you go through the changes I outlined.

I am wondering how many people have experienced this with QT 6 and how many have experienced this issue with Mozilla and other plugins?

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Simple solution
Authored by: rbottiglieri on Nov 17, '02 04:50:40PM

Simply copy the following two files (do not move) from the /Library/Internet Plug-Ins folder to the Internet Plug-Ins folder in your home directory (~/Library/Internet Plug-Ins):

Shockwave Flash NP-PPC

This worked for me; setting MIME settings in the QuickTime control panel did not help with Mozilla, as of 1.2b, anyway.

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Simple solution
Authored by: carsten on Feb 26, '04 04:27:58PM

Thanks, this is a great tip. Finally I can play flash games in Mozilla 1.6! Changing the mime setting in the QuickTime System Preferences didn't work for me with QT 6.5 & Mozilla 1.6.

To update this tip for Flash 7 and Mozilla 1.6:

Copy these two files from /Library/Internet Plug-Ins to your ~/Library/Internet Plug-Ins and then restart Mozilla:

Shockwave Flash NP-PPC

When QuickTime takes over flash plugins, the arrow keys (and maybe others too) are intercepted by QT, which QT uses for fast-forward/rewind of movies. While this behaviour is acceptable for other movie types, it's not appropriate at all for most swf files because many don't play in "normal" sequential order--notably swf games.

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