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Subject: Re: FLASH: Flash/netscape problem HELP!
From: John Croteau
Date: Mon, 27 Dec 1999 23:08:37 GMT

Hi Paul,

> http://www.deschrijver.nl

The MIME is OK at the above site.

> http://www.abcpromotion.nl

The MIME in the second site reads application/octet-stream
which is incorrect for Flash.

> If you use netscape(4.7) and press the logo on the ABC site, nothing happens
> or it just waits. In explorer(5) in correctly pops-up a new window and loads
> abc1.swf.( http://www.abcpromotion.nl/abc1.swf )
> I've set the MIME settings on the server correctly as described in the
> following article:
> http://www.FlashCentral.com/Tech/Server/Index.htm

> Also if I use navigator and type the url of abc1.swf it still doesn't work
> so the cause can't be the index.html page.
> The site of www.deschrijver.nl is done on a different server but with the
> same MIME settings.
> Could it be something else then a MIME settings problem?

Nope, the MIME is not set correctly.
Sometimes a server requires restarting before the MIME takes effect even in IIS
which does not normally require it.

> Both are NT servers.

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  FLASH: Flash/netscape problem HELP!, Paul Koch

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