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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Firefox: is there a way to fast switch between Flash-debug and regular Flash?

Is there a way to quickly switch between debug-enabled and non-debug versions of Flash player for Firefox? It seems that I need to reinstall each version if I want to switch. I am working under Mac ...
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What can I use to slow down a Flash .swf file's playback speed?

I've got a pile of .swf files here that are static animations, and I'd like to find some way of playing them at half or quarter speed. Preferably one that doesn't rely on exploiting sloppy ...
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Linux Mplayer Instead of flash any distro/browser

The thing is that flash sucks for linux on 64-bit, performance vice. Due to this I actually download every clip to a temp folder and play the file while it's being downloaded with mplayer. This works ...
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Adobe Flash not working anymore with Browsers

I have a really annoying problem: essentially, Adobe Flash is not working anymore. For instance, I cant watch any clip on youtube and I always get a black screen saying: Movie not loaded ... I have ...
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Work around for yahoo mail slowness (using 100% cpu)

My yahoo mail is very slow sometimes. When it is, I notice that IE8 is using 100% cpu. Using sysinternals process explorer I discovered the thread using all the cpu in IE8 has Flash in the ...
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Make IE stop asking me to install adobe flash player

I don't have adobe flash player installed, and don't miss the flashing ads a bit. The only thing that annoys me: IE8 keeps asking me "this web site wants to install Adobe Flash Player", and I want to ...
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Where can I find the Adobe Flash Player changelog or full release history?

I'm familiar with the Flash Player archives at Adobe, but I'd like to see the changelog for every minor public release of the Flash Player. I've been searching with Google and on Adobe's site and ...
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Linux flash player settings dialog unclickable

I'm using Slackware 13. When a flash app pops up the allow/deny dialog, I'm stuck because the buttons are unclickable. My adobe flash player version is 10,0,42,34. How can I fix this problem? Edit: ...
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cannot print from flash-player plugin

I am running flash-player plug-in 10.0.32.10 inside of Firefox on a SLED 11 machine. Firefox can print to the network printer without issue from File > Print. However, I cannot get the flash-player ...
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Firefox terminates if multiple instances of flash player running

If i have, say, youtube tab opened and if a click on some of the related videos (while it's still playing) firefox terminates. The same if I open youtube on one tab and myspace on another - firefox ...
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How to play SWF files without browser

I like to play some downloaded Shockwave Flash (.SWF) files without opening my internet browser. Sometime ago, I remember I could do it just double clicking on the SWF item. Then it was opening in a ...
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Firefox playing flash movie doesn't show up in Ubuntu 9.10 Sound Preferences

I have just upgraded from Ubuntu 9.04 to 9.10. The sound is working fine for: On disk Movies(*.avi, *.flv) Music(*.mp3) I'm currently watching youtube or other flash movies on Firefox 3.5.7 which ...
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Should we upgrade Flash player always upon new release? [closed]

Should we upgrade Flash player always upon new release? or it can create problem . Does every new flash player support files made for all previous version of Flash player?
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Is it possible to get the text of a document being shown by the Flash Player?

I was searching for something, and found a document on a website. It is showing it using the Flash Player. When I wanted to save a copy by clicking "Download this document", it says needs to ...
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Flash Player Alternative?

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 ...
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What version Flash player has to be downloaded to play .swf files on Windows mobile 6.5? [closed]

I'm trying to view websites with Flash content in Internet Explorer on a Windows Mobile 6.5 device [HTC touch HD2]. It says it has not got the right Flash player. I tried to install the player but the ...
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Firefox flash player [closed]

Is there any Flash player for Mozilla Firefox instead of Shockwave Flash plugin?
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Problem with all flash uploaders, on all sites

This just started happening to me, and Im not sure why. Every single flash uploader online seems to upload files virtually instantly, and large file (400mb+) upload in a few seconds, but of course the ...
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how to troubleshoot flash player on Internet Explorer 8?

I have installed flashplayer 10 for Firefox 3.5 and Internet Explorer 8 on Windows 7 x64. When I visit Test Adobe Shockwave & Flash Players page in IE8 I see a blank square where the flash ...
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Install Adobe Flash 64-bit in IE8 on W2K8 R2

The situation. The BBC iPlayer worked in IE8 before I upgraded to W2K8 R2. The BBC iPlayer works in Mozilla now! In IE8 the iPlayer tells me to get Adobe flash, when I go to the Adobe site I get ...
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A bunch of questions on flash player

Whats the difference between adobe flash player activex and adobe flash player plugin? Where is the adobe flash player (include activex and plugin) installed? If I want to view swf file standalone ...
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Install Flash Player on Firefox w/o admin access?

Say, juys. I'd really like a way to install Adobe Flash Player 10 (or latest version) on Firefox 3 without having admin access in a corporate environment. Because I'm a limited user, I can't do the ...
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Endless buffering in flash video stream .. possible causes?

I want to watch a flash video stream. While it works for some sites (like youTube), it doesn't work for others (like hgtv.com). When I access the site and want to start a video, I get an endless ...
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Windows 7 doesn't start anymore

I've experienced some BSOD on windows 7 RC, and some freezing when startup, but today was big surprise, it doesn't start anymore. I tried to start on safe mode and no results too, it shows the ...
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How do I downgrade the Flash player on OS X?

I need to downgrade to the most previous version of the Adobe Flash Player version 10 that is in use by Safari. How can I do this? To clarify, I need the previous version of Flash Player 10. There ...
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Why are all flash videos lagging a lot?

Windows XP - SP3 I'm using both Firefox 3.5.2 and Opera 10 and I have this problem with both. Flash videos stutter visually a LOT. During the short millisecond stutters the UI of the browser freezes ...
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What is Silverlight and how is different from flash? Why should I install it?

I went Microsoft's website and in order to see some videos is requests me to install Silverlight? Is there any benefit? I don't really feel like installing a plugin from Microsoft, but I wonder is ...
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Dual monitors and flash movie to stay maximized on one of them

I have recently assembled a dual monitor setup. I often watch live.twit.tv in my browser and I would like to run it maximized while I do other stuff on second screen, but when I click on a desktop ...
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How can I fix video tearing and pausing on Windows XP Flash videos?

I have what should be a reasonably fast PC: it's a Quadcore Intel 6600 at 2.4 GHz, 4GB of RAM, an ATI 3800 series video card and an LG L246WP monitor, which I selected particularly because it was ...
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Why will flash videos not start until fully loaded?

All of a sudden, flash videos won't start until all of the movie is loaded. Affects every flash movie youtube, brake.com, my own videos.. I have Vista SP1 and I have tried uninstalling / reinstalling ...
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Installing Adobe Flashplayer on Ubuntu

I'm running Ubntu 9.04, and had adobe flash and air running fine (which meant I had my beloved tweetdeck). Then I ran the system janitor, and tweetdeck went away. Since then, I've been unable to get ...
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I need *what* for Flash video?

I've been vaguely considering setting up a computer in our home entertainment system as an Internet console. Namely, to watch video from Globaltv.ca, which is remarkably Hulu-like, just with one ...
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How to enable the flash player plugin in IE8?

I updated to IE8 the other day on my Vista laptop, mostly because Windows Update kept bugging me about it. As a Chrome user, I don't really care so much about IE8, but I do have to use it ...
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How to automatically remove Flash history/privacy trail? Or stop Flash from storing it?

Many people have heard about third-party cookies, and some browsers even block those by default. Some people may even be using Private Browsing modes. However, only few seem to realise that Adobe's ...
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Full screen Flash slow in KDE 4

After upgrading my Debian unstable to Kde 4 a few months ago, the Flashplayer started to be very slow, especially in the full screen mode. Using Kde 3 I was able to watch full screen Youtube or ...