Browser shows pop up and asks me to save application/octet-stream from embedded video

267 posts What we do in life, echoes in eternity!
  • Has referred 50+ members
  • Has sold $125,000+ on Envato Market
  • Has collected 100+ items on Envato Market
  • Elite Author: Sold more than $75,000 on Envato Market
+2 more
Prothemeus says

Hi guys,

I’m not here to spam but when visiting my latest theme demo, my browser shows a pop-up and asks me to save a ‘application/octet-stream’ file and it seems to link to Vimeo. I don’t have a screenshot as this occurs very, very randomly. I have tried to Google for an answer but I can’t seem to find any mention of it, do you have any idea why this happens? I’m going to take the Vimeo vids off but can anyone of you tell me if you experience the same or see anything strange on my demo? Obviously, I can’t post the link but you can have a look at the latest theme in my portfolio.

267 posts What we do in life, echoes in eternity!
  • Has referred 50+ members
  • Has sold $125,000+ on Envato Market
  • Has collected 100+ items on Envato Market
  • Elite Author: Sold more than $75,000 on Envato Market
+2 more
Prothemeus says

Anyone?

2383 posts Bird is the word..
  • Located in United States
  • Elite Author: Sold more than $75,000 on Envato Market
  • Has sold $500,000+ on Envato Market
  • Has been part of the Envato Community for over 7 years
+8 more
jonathan01 says

search for application/octet-stream in google – the top answers will help you out I think bud.

267 posts What we do in life, echoes in eternity!
  • Has referred 50+ members
  • Has sold $125,000+ on Envato Market
  • Has collected 100+ items on Envato Market
  • Elite Author: Sold more than $75,000 on Envato Market
+2 more
Prothemeus says

I know what it is, Jonathan but the problem is that I’m getting a pop up from the browser (happens with all, randomly) that asks me to open the file as if I have clicked on a download link. This ocurred after loading my theme demo and it seems to be related to Vimeo. Are any of you experiencing any problems on the demo of my latest theme?

1512 posts
  • Has referred 1+ members
  • Has sold $10,000+ on Envato Market
  • Has collected 10+ items on Envato Market
  • Made it to the Authors' Hall of Fame
+2 more
OriginalEXE says

Just checked, latest Chrome, no issues.

267 posts What we do in life, echoes in eternity!
  • Has referred 50+ members
  • Has sold $125,000+ on Envato Market
  • Has collected 100+ items on Envato Market
  • Elite Author: Sold more than $75,000 on Envato Market
+2 more
Prothemeus says

Thanks, EXE! Anybody else who wants to take a look?

Helpful Information

  • Please read our community guidelines. Self promotion and discussion of piracy is not allowed.
  • Open a support ticket if you would like specific help with your account, deposits or purchases.
  • Item Support by authors is optional and may vary. Please see the Support tab on each item page.

Most of all, enjoy your time here. Thank you for being a valued Envato community member.

Post Reply

Format your entry with some basic HTML. Read the Full Details, or here is a refresher:

<strong></strong> to make things bold
<em></em> to emphasize
<ul><li> or <ol><li> to make lists
<h3> or <h4> to make headings
<pre></pre> for code blocks
<code></code> for a few words of code
<a></a> for links
<img> to paste in an image (it'll need to be hosted somewhere else though)
<blockquote></blockquote> to quote somebody

:grin: :shocked: :cry: Complete List of Smiley Codes

by
by
by
by
by
by