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  • What happens if you click on the video in your news feed, does a larger version open and if so does that look OK?

  • hmm... 🙂

  • What is your system parameters? Let's rule out or not some CPU capacity and memory issues.
    For me, many a time I used Fb, the "SD" setting wouldn't work and the videos start in HD, which makes it hanging on the picture, due to my system capacities not able to process high definition properly...

  • Just in case you're not aware Josh, you can change the video settings on Facebook to only offer SD.

  • Yes, I did, Dave.

  • The larger version is just a black screen.

    But! It seems that putting these videos on SD works which is strange...
    the other videos work great on HD but only THIS "kind" of videos doesn't

    Which means I have to toggle HD every time I want to watch a video 😕

  • Are the videos using Flash or HTML5? If you right click on the large version, even if it's just black, the menu that pops up should tell you.
    I'm only using Opera 36 on Windows XP, so I can't use HTML5 in Opera 36, but the Flash player does play the videos, albeit with some instability. They won't auto-play, and the plugin sometimes crashes and the page has to be reloaded, but when it does work the videos play fine, and in HD.

  • I also get this, has a solution been found?

  • I'm having the exact same issue! No solution?
    I have a fast (3.3 GHz) quad core processor with 12 GB RAM. Memory/CPU should not be an issue. I've updated Flash. I can switch over to Firefox and the same videos play perfectly fine. This is an Opera issue, not a system issue.

  • Hey it is image file only see the option coming above "Download the image file "

  • I have the same issue but only if the Zoom option is enabled. Works fine at 100%.

  • i have the same with the blurry but only when its on HD if i click SD i can see it