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Kamil Anwar
Kamil Anwar, Mac Support Specialist
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The controls on youtube are gone. all i have is black bar at

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the controls on youtube are gone. all i have is black bar at the bottom of the you tube vdeo. i am using the firefox browser. can you help restore the controls?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Mac
Expert:  Kamil Anwar replied 1 year ago.
Hello & Welcome to JustAnswer.
Thank you for your question. I will do my best to assist you.
Are you able to play the video and what is your OS X Version?
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Thanks
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
sorry i just realized this is a mac site and i have windows
Expert:  Kamil Anwar replied 1 year ago.
I am a windows and a mac technician. Are you able to play videos on Youtube?
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
i can play them and when i run my mouse over the place where the buttons are supposed to be i get the words stating which button i am hovering over.
Expert:  Kamil Anwar replied 1 year ago.
Please do this:
Close Firefox.
While Holding Shift key and click the Firefox icon from the desktop (not the taskbar)
You will get an option to reset firefox, select that and proceed with it.
Then re-open YouTube and test.
Let me know.
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
i tried both a left click and right click and did not get a reset option
Expert:  Kamil Anwar replied 1 year ago.
Did you hold the shift key and then clicked the firefox icon?
The icon needs to be clicked from the desktop.
you should get a refresh option if not reset?
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
when i hold the shift key and left click i get nothing. when i hold the shift key and right click i get the same menu as when i just right click. is it the restore previous version option you are referring to?
Expert:  Kamil Anwar replied 1 year ago.
No, not that option.
Open Firefox, and while in Firefox, press the Alt key.
You will get a menu on top, choose Help -> Troubleshooting Information
Select Refresh Firefox -> Refresh Firefox
Let me know.