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by: contravert January 16, 2013 10:50 AM PST

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Strange video/display problem - OS 10.6

by contravert - 1/16/13 10:50 AM

Macbook pro - 13in running os 10.6.8.
I have a video problem that just appeared out of the blue. I can't display some video images and some pictures.

Specifically if I try to watch a you tube video I get a blank screen - but I can hear sound. If I control click on the video and select "popout" then then video will play normally.

Using MplayerX 2 I can no longer watch any videos on my computer.

Using Preview I can not seen any of the pictures on my computer but I can see the thumbnails. If I use Nikon View photo software I can see the pictures just fine.

Obviously this is not a hardware problem. Some setting somewhere has gotten messed up but I can't find it. HELP!

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