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Win7 Home Prem 32bit I have admin rights

I am trying to install Adobe Shockwave Player but am getting the following message almost as soon as i click on the Shockwave_Installer_Slim.exe

Error Opening File for writing


It then gives me the option to Abort, Retry or Ignore.

I figured ignoring probably isn't sensible and retry won't go any further.

Any suggestions appreciated

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Which browser(s) are you using? – Mehper C. Palavuzlar Jun 29 '10 at 8:54

I hope the following helps:

Download this file and save to disk. Close all your browser windows, then run the downloaded installer.

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Run the program as administrator. (Right-click, "Run as administrator")

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up vote 0 down vote accepted

Thanks for the replies.

I managed to get it working by downloading and installing


instead of the Shockwave_Installer_Slim.exe

Am using Firefox 3.6.6 to answer an earlier reply

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