Computer and Software Support

Video will not play in Internet Explorer on Windows 8


Thanks to Adobe for the information.

If you cannot play videos such as Youtube in Internet Explorer,You may not have Flash enabled in Internet Explorer, you may have ActiveX Filtering enabled or both. (Windows 8 has Flash built into Internet Explorer so you cannot download it from Adobe)

To resolve this issue, do the following

  1. Enable Flash in Internet Explorer (Click the hyperlink for instructions)

  2. Disable ActiveX Filtering (Click the hyperlink for instructions) 

  3. To find out what version of Flash on your system, click here (This link is to Adobe. I cannot gaurantee the link will stay valid This information will change and unable to repost due to it being constantly updated)

  4. Make sure your Internet Explorer is up to date.