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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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? [Aim : To find per tab bandwidth statistics]
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Update Flashplayer from CLI

I want to update Adobe Flashplayer silently, directly via CLI. The FlashUtil can start a Update Dialog when passed the -update plugin parameter. How could I possibly update the FlashPlayer silently? ...
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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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Why does Flash objects display incorrectly?

On my old desktop computer using Lubuntu, any flash objects that show up in my web browser use only half of the allocated space and display in only green and purple colors. This effect doesn't happen ...
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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 to program my Mac to start Safari with debugger/release Flash Player?

I am a Flash Player developer, and have to debug my applications in Safari browser (not just standalone), for which I install and run the debugger version of Flash Player, as opposed to the usual ...
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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 ...
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Firefox 16.02 won't play Youtube HTML5 video - I did a clean install of Firefox

I get the error message on the youtube video screen: "Your browser does not currently recognize any of the video formats available. Click here to view our FAQ about HTML5 video. The FAQ page says ...
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How to change the UI language in the Flash player Global Security Settings panel

I am a software developer and I want to make screenshots of specific settings in the Global Security Settings panel of the Flash player in Firefox. I have a German locale Windows installation ...
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Adobe Flash Player is Installed But It can not be found by other applications

I have installed adobe flash player active X, but none of applications can detect it. for example if an application needs flash player it will show an error that it is not installed, sometimes ago ...
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How come I can't access Youtube videos on Chrome in Ubuntu?

When I try to watch Youtube videos in Google Chrome on Ubuntu Quantal Quetzal, I get the following "Couldn't load plugin." message. I tried to go to "Wrench" -> Tools -> Task Manager in Google ...
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Adobe Flash Player 11.5 installation error required :3 file

My instance of Adobe Flash Player 11.5 always stops and says: The installation encountered errors: A required file (:3) could not be installed. Please visit the following link for ...
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Why can't I update Adobe Flash and remove Adobe Air?

My computer came with Adobe Flash and Reader installed on it. I was trying to view a video one day that said I needed Adobe Air to view so I started the download and viewed the video. Later on Adobe ...
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Where can I download the Flash Player standalone installer

The standard process of downloading and installing Adobe Flash involves downloading a small installer, that will itself download the full Flash version adequate to your system, and perform the ...
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Adobe Flash 11.5 r502 “Stops Working” in Firefox

I would consider myself to be quite technical and I haven't had an issue with Windows in a long time, but recently, Firefox started to show that "Stopped Working" dialog each time I closed it, so I ...
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How to only allow a custom subset of plugins in Firefox?

I keep the Firefox setting plugin.scan.plid.all set to false, since too many programs automatically add their own invasive Firefox plugins to the Windows registry whenever they are installed and/or ...
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flash player error on specific network?

I have a customer that insists that when he tries to watch videos online, he gets a flash player error that says the flash player needs to be installed. It prevents the videos from playing and he's ...
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Changing Flash player of Firefox cache

I want to relocate the Flash player plugin of Firefox cache so that it saves my C: drive space when I watch youtube videos. I successfully changed the firefox cache by opening about:config and then ...
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Can't disable hardware acceleration in Adobe Flash Player 11.2.202.251 on Ubuntu

With the new release of Flash Player for Ubuntu I'm not even able to disable hardware acceleration to avoid that frustrating channel management that overlays a sort of blue pattern on each video. ...
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Why are there two types of Adobe Flash Player download / update?

Adobe Flash Player checks for updates at startup. If updates are required the Adobe dialog pops up with a [Download] button. Usually when I hit the [Download] button it downloads the update straight ...
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Where is mms.cfg (Flash Player configuration file) located in Windows 8?

Where is mms.cfg, the Flash Player configuration file, located in Windows 8? I know in Windows 7 it is located at C:\Windows\SysWOW64\Macromed\Flash\mms.cfg. But I can't seem to find it in Windows 8.