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Adblock breaks inline video player in Google Drive

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Adrian Allen

16 Jan, 2016 06:52 AM

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Can you provide detailed steps on how to reproduce the problem?

  1. Enable adblock on the Google Drive page.
  2. Try to play a video saved to your drive using the inline streaming player
  3. Say "wow, that is messed up"

What should happen when you do the above steps
Video should play in a window that resembles the YouTube page. Clicking on fullscreen button should result in fullscreen video.

What actually happened?

Scroll bars appear on the right and bottom edge of the video, and no controls are visible. If you scroll down, you will see the controls but the buttons are enormous, like 1/4 the size of the video window. If you manage to find the fullscreen button and click it, the top half of the screen will consist of the bottom half of your video while the bottom half of the screen will consist of an apparently random selection of controls. Disabling adblock immediately makes the page behave as expected.

Do you have any other comments? If you can, can you please attach a screenshot of the bug?

This worked normally yesterday, so I assume some sort of definition updated was pushed today that caused the problem?

--- The questions below are optional but VERY helpful. ---

If unchecking all filter lists fixes the problem, which one filterlist must you check to cause the problem again after another restart?

Technical Chrome users: Go to chrome://extensions ->Developer Mode -> Inspect views: background page -> Console. Paste the contents here:

====== Do not touch below this line ======

==== Filter Lists ====  
adblock_custom  
  last updated: Thu, 14 Jan 2016 17:26:19 GMT  
easylist  
  last updated: Wed, 13 Jan 2016 16:28:38 GMT  
malware  
  last updated: Fri, 15 Jan 2016 20:04:33 GMT  
acceptable_ads  
  last updated: Fri, 15 Jan 2016 22:05:54 GMT  
  
==== Custom Filters ====  

@@|https://thewallv2.slack.com/messages/wall/|$document
@@|https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/0B3i_NoPCgxRuMGM4ZlJPSXRWQmc|$document  
  
==== Settings ====  
debug_logging: false
youtube_channel_whitelist: false
whitelist_hulu_ads: false
show_context_menu_items: true
show_advanced_options: false
display_stats: true
display_menu_stats: true
show_block_counts_help_link: true
dropbox_sync: false
show_survey: true
malware-notification: undefined
  
==== Other info: ====  
AdBlock version number: 2.46 Stable  
Total pings: 15  
UserAgent: Mozilla/5.0 (X11 Linux x86_64) AppleWebKit/537.36 (KHTML, like Gecko) Chrome/47.0.2526.106 Safari/537.36
  1. Support Staff 1 Posted by Rhana on 16 Jan, 2016 05:41 PM

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    Hi Adrian,

    Thanks for your report! An issue with the Malware Protection filter list caused YouTube to flake out today.

    The folks who maintain the list quickly corrected the problem and released an update. To get it, just refresh your filter lists:

    1. Click the AdBlock button and select Options.
    2. On the FILTER LISTS tab, click update now.

    If this doesn't help, please let us know! Just reply to this email to reopen the discussion.

    Rhana
    AdBlock Community Manager

  2. Rhana closed this discussion on 16 Jan, 2016 05:41 PM.

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