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Shockwave Player not working

Apr 7, 2013 7:20 PM

Tags: #not_working #shockwave

I'm trying to work on homework online using the Pearson/Mastering website. It uses the Shockwave player to display movies, however, it's not loading for me. The player just says "Adobe Shockwave" with an empty loading bar and black background. I kept getting error messages regarding Shockwave Director (not sure what that is), so I uninstalled/reinstalled it and the normal Shockwave to no avail. Now I don't even get error messages.


I have Shockwave Player 12.0 (in add/remove programs), the Shockwave Flash 11.6 plugin, and the Shockwave for Director 12.0 plugin. I'm using Aurora 22.0 as my browser on Windows 8. Also, on the Adobe website where it tests Shockwave for you - the movies load just fine on there. Flash player seems to be working fine as well.


Edit: I'm having the same issue on another laptop. It seems to be related to Shockwave for Director..?




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    Apr 8, 2013 1:46 AM   in reply to urbancowgurl777

    Is Aurora a 32-bit or 64-bit browser?  The Shockwave Player plugin is for 32-bit browsers only.


    P.S. the Shockwave Player forum is

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