0
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0answers
52 views

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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1answer
49 views

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 ...
0
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0answers
26 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
63 views

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 ...
4
votes
1answer
99 views

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 ...
5
votes
1answer
3k views

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 ...
1
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0answers
121 views

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 ...
3
votes
1answer
3k views

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 ...
1
vote
2answers
688 views

Youtube video with flash player freezing

I have a fresh install on Windows XP, Firefox, and Flash player. I have installed all possible Windows XP SP3 updates. Every time I watch a video on youtube, it plays for 1 minute, and then stops. no ...
8
votes
1answer
275 views

I don't want Flash, how do I make IE stop asking about installing it?

I don't have Flash installed, so on many web pages I get a dialogue which says something like "this website wants to install the following add-on: Adobe Flash Player". Can I set this dialogue to ...
1
vote
3answers
297 views

Updated Adobe Flash, now can't use flash content on any site

This morning, I got a notification that a newer version of Flash was released, so I downloaded it. Now, in Firefox, I can't use Flash on any site. Looking at the plugins list in the Add-ons Manager, ...
1
vote
1answer
4k views

Why do I get “Only a single instance of this application can run” ?

I have been trying to update my Adobe Flash Player for hours. I've read the forum, downloaded the uninstaller, restarted on every attempt. Tried for Firefox and IE. When I click on the downloaded ...
2
votes
2answers
764 views

Disabling/enabling security essentials

I want to install Adobe Flash Player on my PC and the instructions are to temporarily disable my Anti-Virus software. How can I do this?
1
vote
3answers
394 views

Flash movie randomly freezes the browser

Just recently it seems that my flash player have had some troubles to display flash videos (youtube/dailymotions and others like this). This issue was supposed to be fixed with Flash Player 10 beta if ...
9
votes
4answers
19k views

Flash Player Automatic Updater on Windows Startup

Adobe Flash Player is set to automatically check for updates on Windows startup. I've always wondered where exactly it is set to do this. Checking the running services, as well as msconfig does not ...
8
votes
8answers
2k views

Flash Player Alternative? [on hold]

Are there any third party (preferably FOSS) Flash players that aren't as invasive as Adobe's Flash? I'm getting really sick of Adobe doing way more than it should with respect to its programs and am ...