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I'm using an Intel iMac with 10.4.11. Up until a day or so ago, I could view clips on youtube. Now I just get a black screen with the little round dots going around in a circle in the center. Suggestions on remedying this?
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Could be your internet speed not being able to load them quick enough.
What browser are you using? Make sure you have the latest flash plugin for it.

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Simon,

Thanks for suggesting I download a new version of Flash. It works!

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For the future (and these will likely change), the system requirements for YouTube are as follows:
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Macromedia Flash Player 10.0.22+ plug-in
Windows 2000 or higher with latest updates installed
Mac OS X 10.3 or higher
Firefox 1.1+, Internet Explorer 5.0+, Safari 1.0+, or Google Chrome
Broadband connection with 500+ Kbps
Source. Those system requirements aren't perfect (it works on Linux and in Opera for instance) but it's a good reference.

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No problem at all johannj.

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