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IE hangs whilst downloading flash movie

A few weeks ago , i came across a glitch which may catch out you developers who use Firefox a lot for testing your code.


I recently added a ASp.net control to display youtube videos. The links came from a database and the customer hadn't got much content. As a result there were several entries that didnt have links. This worked fine in firefox, but Internet explorer hung whilst trying to download the non-existant video file. 

Remember , always test things in both browsers and use default URLS when linking to video or just display something else like a comming soon message.Laughing