Adobe Flash Player is a plug-in for web browsers that enables viewing multimedia and interactive content created on the Adobe Flash (formerly Macromedia Flash) platform. It is one of the most popular and ubiquitous pieces of software, estimated to be installed on over 90% of personal computers.

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Fullscreen Flash video only shows 1/4 of video

When I maximize some Flash (version 15.0.0.xxx) videos to fullscreen, only the top left quarter of the screen is showing video, the rest is completely black. I've tried this on OSX 10.9 and 10.10, ...
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Can Flash games be converted into non-Flash executables?

Flash games are programmed with Actionscript, and they run on the Adobe runtime. Is it possible to create some program that can attempt to parse Flash information from, say, an online game, and ...
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Abode Flash Player 14 Active X “Failed to register” Error Windows 8.1

I am trying to install Flash player 14 ActiveX plug-in for Windows 7 in Windows 8.1. You might say Windows 8. 1 already has it but I have a program which specifically needs the ActiveX plug-in for ...
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Restore Windows 8.1 native flash player that I deleted

By following this thread How to remove pre-installed Flash Player in Windows 8? I managed to delete the flash player but one of my games called Soldier front 2 uses flash player IE Active X for ...
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File -> Create projector" is greyed out in Adobe Windows Flash Player Projector 14

I want to convert a SWF to EXE with Adobe Windows Flash Player Projector. To create the .exe from SWF I am supposed to go to "File -> Create projector" but the option is disabled: Why? Note that ...
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Mp4 Flash Videos Cannot be played in Chrome

Some flash videos won't play in Chrome, while they play perfectly in other browsers. The player will load, but instead of showing a preview of the video, it shows me :" Video Not Found " and it gives ...
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Set Flash plugin “Allow now” to be reset when reloading a webpage

Using my laptop if I set Flash plugin in Firefox 30 to always ask for permission whenever a website requires to use Flash then I'll be asked for permission every single time a webpage from the same ...
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Sluggish Flash/HTML5 in Firefox 30.0

There are websites that have video playing back in the backround and removethebackground.com is one of those sites. This kind of effect slows browser's response almost to a crawl unless I switch to ...
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How to locate HP Windows 8.1 acceleration settings for Flash Player Settings if its not there?

Well basically, when I right click onto the video and click onto the settings. The Adobe Flash Player settings does not display the acceleration setting. I have update to the latest version (Windows ...
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Hide IP from flash objects

Running a flash plugin will make it able to retrieve my real IP address even if I'm using a proxy. Is there a way to prevent that?
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Flash content not loading

I am trying to get this site to load the flash content: http://kids.daum.net/study/do/studyflash/view?id=7 I have done everything in the following two links still with no luck: ...
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Flashplayer not working

today I have updated my sources.list + upgraded my applications and faced a few problems, of most I got rid off, but nevertheless there is still 1 remaining issue: I use Chromium and when I visit ...
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No Flash Player found. 11.5.0 version required. under ubuntu?

i want to play new games on Facebook but i have the message : No flash player found 11.5.0requis. It seems that there is no update version for ubuntu. How can y play games? Is ther another solution ? ...
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is it safer to just not install flash player on Windows? [closed]

I have a laptop that I use strictly for financial software and logins. None of the websites I use on this laptop require Flash player. I use my other laptops for browsing and extracurricular ...
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How can I remove a website from the exceptions list for a plugin on Mozilla Firefox that is set to “ask to activate”?

I normally have Mozilla Firefox ask me before activating shockwave flash on account of a slight bit of instability I notice when I tried to use YouTube. I have it set to "allow and remember" on most ...
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No “hardware accelleration” enable/disable on internet explorer

In chrome if I right click on a flash video and go on "settings" in the context menu I get a tab in which I can enable/disable video accelleration. How come this tab is not present if I do the same ...
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how to prevent Adobe Flash Player from loading confirmation webpage in Firefox after update?

I usually have dozens of tabs open in my web browser and I rely on those tabs being reloaded when I open the browser back up after I closed it. If I need to update Flash Player in Firefox then it ...
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Can't install flashplayer on Debian Wheezy

flashplayer is having trouble installing in Debian Wheezy. I need it to be able to watch certain videos on YouTube. It fails on a wget operation: $ sudo aptitude install flashplugin-nonfree The ...
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Fedora - Flash player - sites with links to www.google.com are not working

I have serious problem. I have installed Fedora 20 LXDE. I have installed flash player and plugin for Firefox using this manual: install flash in fedora 20 But now, every www site that refers to ...
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Is a gradual increase in the reported GPU temperature a sign of impending hardware failure?

It's an uber old computer OS: Win 7 Pro M/B: P7P55 DE GPU: NVidia GEForce 8400 GS Cabinet: Antec with a single 120mm fan set at high-speed Security: MS Security Essentials Problem: ASUS ...
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How to customize flash player ports

Is there a way to change flash player ports? I've already searched but without success, all the tutorials usually refer to flash player server.
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Is there a way to maximize Youtube/flash videos to the size of window?

I have a single monitor on my home computer. Often when I'm using it, I'll put a video on the left half and whatever I'm working on on the right using W7's snap. I'd like the video to be the width of ...
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Flash sites - does OS, browser etc matter?

We have a Windows 7 netbook which seem snot to be powerful enough to run some flash sites. The same site us supposed to be more buggy on one laptop than a third one. So: to what extend to browser ...
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Single YouTube video does not play in IE10, Flash 12.0.0.38

A Windows 7 PC with IE8 would not play a YouTube video. The video player loads, and the progress meter increases to show it is loading the movie in the background, but clicking the play button will ...
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How to install debug flash for Chrome (only)?

Ok, I've seen threads like this: How to Install Flash Debug Version for Google Chrome? But is it possible to have the debug version of flash in Chrome and a release one for all other browsers (I'm ...
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Windows programs hang when external hard drive wakes up

My 1-TB Western Digital external hard drive keeps waking up randomly. This leads to several parts of Windows to hang e.g. the flash plugin in Firefox or the Windows Explorer while browsing files on ...
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Adobe Flash Player Installer runs in always on top mode obscuring other programs

Whenever an update for Adobe Flash is available, the Adobe Flash Player Installer runs in "always on top" mode obscuring other programs. I have to drag it to a corner so that I can continue my work ...
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Installation of flash player for Slackware/KDE4/Firefox

Help Please, From the instruction in the readme.txt file that was with the download sudo cp libflashplayer.so /usr/lib/firefox-15.0.1/browser/plugins sudo cp -r usr/* /usr I have the lib file @: ...
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Task Adobe Flash Player Updater creates network slowness?

Does the task "Adobe Flash Player Updater" ( this task gets in the PC when Flash player is installed and runs by default each hour Task Scheduler C:\Winnt\Tasks). might be the cause of local ...
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Flash player in firefox doesn't update playback device without a refresh

In firefox, while a video (flash player) is playing, I cannot immediately change the playback device. After I set the new playback device, the video continues playing in the previous one, and a ...
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Firefox trying to download local .swf files

I'm quite annoyed with my firefox and Flash files : When I try opening a .swf file with it: If the file is on the web (via http://...), it plays normally in browser If the file is local (via ...
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IE can't load embedded swfs on the Internet, but can access them locally

We have two Windows Embedded Standard machines that have suddenly started failing to load embedded swfs over the Internet via IE, but then they're able to load them just fine when the HTML wrappers ...
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How does a single Shockwave flash plugin process control all flash content in Chromium?

Is there a method to find which thread of flash is controlling which flash content? My aim is to find per tab bandwidth statistics.
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Flash Player not working on IE 10

I'm using Windows 8 and my problem is Internet Explorer can not open pages of content over the flash player. I've tried some things, but still could not find any solution on the web. Can you help me ...
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Automatically allowing sites to use my camera

How to allow automatically when a site requests to use my camera? I dont want the settings manager popup dialog to appear, but I want the allow permission to be granted always. Is there a way to do ...
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How to stop Flash from identifying source

See title. How do I stop Adobe Flash from transmitting ip address or other identifying info when I'm in a browser-based video chat
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Youtube minimizes full screen on, 2 monitor setup [duplicate]

I am using windows 7. I am using two screens on my computer. When I watch YouTube one of them in full screen and the click on the other screen somewhere YouTube goes out of full screen. What is the ...
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How to set for laptop to use internal graphic card while playing flash videos?

I want to use intel hd4000 while watching videos on youtube or similar web sites. Because external gt740m needs more power and this causes to lower battery life. How to set that ? I'm using windows ...
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flash playback in chrome stuttering when switching tabs

Today I noticed that my flash player under chrome pauses for a fraction of a second when switching tabs, and replays the previous several miliseconds of sound and video from before the switch. I have ...
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Why Flash Player update requires Skype to close?

The version just updated is 11.8.800.97. During the installation, the installer requires me to close Skype. Does the 2 software have any relationship ? Note: I'm using Mac OS X 10.7.5
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can't click on Flash Local Storage Allow/Deny pop-up

On certain sites using Local Storage, a pop-up appears instead of the Flash-based application, with the following message: Adobe Flash Player Settings Local Storage www.example.com is requesting ...
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How does Adobe Flash player make my computer unresponsive?

I have observed that most of the time when I watch some video, my computer becomes unresponsive for some time. I have read that Adobe Flash Player might be the cause - in my case that seems so ...
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How flashplayer works in firefox for linux : flash player installation troubleshooting

I am using Slackware 14 and I installed flash player as in this blog post http://goo.gl/A0Yxf. According to which I simply copied the "libflashplayer.so" provided by Adobe to the firefox plugin ...
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Using Flash Player Offline

I'm trying out a new Flash sound library, but I keep running into security issues when I try to run the test everything offline. Specifically, i'm trying to work with SoundManager2. I have downloaded ...
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How can I automatically update Flash Player whenever a new version is released?

Summary: Flash Player Update Service doesn't run on a reliable schedule, and doesn't automatically download and apply updates when it does run. Given the importance of having an up-to-date version ...
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How does Flash updater know there is an update?

Sometimes when I startup Windows and I'm not connected to the internet, I unexpectedly get a popup from Adobe Flash's auto updater, asking me if I want to download the new update. How does it know ...
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Why would (some) flash videos show snow while playing?

Whenever I play Youtube videos and some other flash videos, I get a snow effect in Chrome. Like in the following cutout of a screencap shows. As it plays, the snow jumps/jitters around, kind of ...
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Flash Player crashes in any Firefox-Flash Player-Combination

I´m trying to fix a problem with the flash player. I installed following Versions in combination with each another: Firefox 19.0 Firefox 20.0 Firefox 21.0 (beta) Firefox 23.0 (nightly) with flash ...
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How to remove pre-installed Flash Player in Windows 8?

Windows 8 comes with Flash Player pre-installed. How do I remove it? It does not appear in "Programs and Features".
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Extracting Flash elements/games from websites

I would like to know if it possible to download or extract the flash game binaries from the browser, for example, games such as the ones on kongreagate.com or luminosity (not sure weather these are in ...