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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Flash continually asking to update

Each time I boot into Windows, I get an update request from (my already updated to current) Adobe Flash. I'm seeing similar across a range of laptops and other Windows 7 installs. Either Adobe is ...
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how to install the latest flash on RHEL 5.3 to support Chromium browser?

I've installed chromium on Linux from a custom binary on the net. When I try to get to gmail or any other site that uses flash, chromium warns me that the version of flash that is shipped with the ...
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Anyway to get Flash player to stop showing me everyone else's errors?

I have to have the debugger version of Flash player installed because I develop Flash apps. Because of this, a huge percentage of the sites I visit constantly displaying annoying error pop up ...
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How to get the image address behind the flash shell in this website?

THe following image is linked through a flash player. Any way to dig out the real address? web page: http://store.nike.com/us/en_us/?l=shop,pdp,ctr-inline/cid-1/pid-361818/pgid-361817 useful image ...
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How to Update ShockWave Flash Add-Ons in FireFox?

I currently have v10.1.8.53 of the Shockwave Flash Add-on installed in Firefox v3.5.19. I want to update the add-on to the latest version so I downloaded the installer .exe and ran the installation. ...
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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?
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What is the Flash Player performance bottleneck? Not CPU?

I'm planning a big multimedia presentation would like to know how to get the best framerate out of Flash Player. Currently, using this simple benchmark tool, the ultra-quality stage seems to drop the ...
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Page won't load, advice to update Adobe Flash Player doesn't help

My computer is a Hewlett-Packard Vista with a Firefox browser. I have been setting up with a company to work from home and when I was supposed to connect with my telephone system the page loaded a ...
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Where can I find an older version of the macromedia flash plugin?

I'm currently using Macromedia Flash 10.2.152.32 but I'm having problem with a specific site that uses a brightcove.com live streaming. Reading on google groups I found out that there is a problem ...
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Flash player not working in ubuntu

I am using linux ubuntu, and I cannot run any flash file. I need to know how to install flash player.
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Flash Player problems on Windows 7 x64

I'm having a lot of problems with flash player in my win 7 x64 laptop, in YouTube the videos are completely black, you can only hear the sound and in Vimeo the videos are played well in normal size ...
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How do you tell the version of Flash Player running in Chrome?

I am getting an error trying to debug in Flex: it says to make sure I'm running the debugger version of Flash Player. I downloaded it and installed it, but still am getting the error. But I wonder ...
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Flash Video Decodes Incorrectly

I'm running Windows 7 32-bit on an Asus 1215N laptop Google Chrome and Internet Explorer with Adobe Flashplayer 10.1. Recently I've noticed that I'll have errors in my flash video. If it exists on ...
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What's the relation between stand-alone flashplayer and browser plugin used to play flash?

Are they the same ? Is it possible that one has installed the stand-alone flashplayer(flashplayer.exe xx.swf works) but can't play the xx.swf in the browser?
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Linux Live CD: Flash preinstalled?

I need to create a Linux Live CD that has the newest version of Flash pre-installed. How can I do this or find a distro with this? The flavor of Linux doesn’t matter, so long as I can run Flash ...
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Sounds on Linux mint Firefox

I have Linux mint Helena, Firefox 3.6.10, and flash plug-in non-free 10.1.85.3Ubuntu0.9.10.1. I watched some videos in YouTube and everything was fine. Today I watched some videos and always the same ...
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Full Screen Video on Extended Desktop

I am running into a problem getting full screen video to play on my extended desktop (TV connected via netgear push2tv using Intel wireless display technology.) Every time I set a video to play in ...
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Mac OSX: Adobe Flash player 10.1.85.3 text issue

Running Flash Player 10.1.85.3. on OS-X 10.6.4 I've run into a very strange issue with Adobe/Macromedia Flash. Text in dialogs sometimes is not displayed, and the containing boxes are distorted. It ...
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flash doesn't display on fullscreen in firefox

When I play videos with the flash player on firefox and switch to fullscreen, I get a white screen. The audio can still be heard. Hitting ESC switches back to normal view. Please note: I have tried ...
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Flash not working in Google Chrome

I have been experiencing problems in using Flash on Google Chrome on Mac. I have updated to Google Chrome version 6.0. I checked that my flash version is 10.1.83.5. Since it is Google Chrome on Mac ...
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Latest Flash Update brings in bugs in interaction

I installed the latest update for Adobe Flash Player some days ago, and I have been experiencing difficulties on several sites that run Flash. Can't control the video playback in Youtube, can't scroll ...
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Blockiness in many flash videos (looks like a corrupted video would)

For quite some time, about 20% of all flash videos I watch (e.g. YouTube or Vimeo) have been very broken. They become very blocky, as if the stream is corrupted. Here's a still: (original video) I'...
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Install Flash player 10.0.x after 10.1

I had the Flash palyer 10.1 installed for testing purpose. Now I want to go back to 10.0.x. I deinstalled 10.1 and started the offline installer of 10.0.x. The installer prompts with an error that ...
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Script to update Flash Player?

Is there script I can run in order to safely update Flash Player, on Mac OS X? Without having to manually download, delete or do anything else?
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Flash alternative for iBook Mac?

I have a old Apple iBook G4 that I decided to hook up to my main TV. I like the setup because I can surf the internet on my TV now. The only thing that I can't seem to do is watch Flash videos. ...
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Scripts in flash files

I use firefox, and sometimes videos that I watch in yotube executing very slowly then sometimes I get alert like this: "Some scripts in this video may make Adobe Flash player run slower, do you want ...
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How do I put a .mov file in flashplayer?

I have a flash player, and up until now, I just link movies from youtube etc... <record> <movie>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P2XH5KrrPw8</movie> <...
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IE has trouble with Flash content

For some time now (dunno exactly) Flash doesn't load here when it's embedded using the <embed> element. It works fine, however, if done via <object> alone. So most embedded videos in web ...
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ubuntu 64bit 10.04, flash issues

I have had flash problems for most of the time I had flash installed on my 64bit Ubuntu install. The flash elements on pages seem very buggy, clicking on things in the flash frame fails first, then ...
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Fresh install of 64bit Ubuntu needs flash but adobe doesn't have a version for me

I need flash to watch YT videos. YT said "You need to upgrade your Adobe Flash Player to watch this video." with a link to download flash. I'm running 10.04 so I see possible choices for myself: 1) a ....
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Possible to capture and re-broadcast as RTMP?

I may have a need coming up soon to capture a live video broadcast stream and re-broadcast it as an RTMP stream for playback in Flash Player. Is this possible? I'm seeing posts online from 2005 to ...
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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 ...
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Watch Flash video but block out part of it

I'm learning a foreign language. There are several online sites that have Flash video in the language I'm learning (e.g., Hulu), which is great. Unfortunately, they have English subtitles, which is (...
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What browser or any tool can reduce flash CPU usage?

OS: windows XP SP3 While listening to Pandora in Chrome, the CPU usage is almost to 100% for a single core in CPU. Is there any way to reduce CPU usage? Either by using another browser, any plugins ...
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Is there a standalone Flash Player for Linux?

I would like to download a Flash game and play it without using Firefox under Ubuntu Lucid - any ideas how? I can download the game fine, I'm just wondering how to play it without Firefox. Is there a ...
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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 ...
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Why is H.264 video so much faster in an FLV container than in an MP4 container?

I am developing a tube site, and currently having issues with H.264 format. I noticed that YouTube put their hi-def videos into an MP4 container, so logically I did the same. Next, I installed ...
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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 browser/...
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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 stackwalk....
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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: I'...
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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?