Tagged Questions

Adobe Flash is a cross-platform multimedia runtime used to embed animations, video, and interactive applications into web pages.

learn more… | top users | synonyms

0
votes
1answer
1k views

How to keep Flash secured with EMET?

I use EMET to secure a number of applications on my computer - web browsers, Office suite applications, PDF readers, as well as Adobe Flash. Overall it's working great, except that the Flash ...
4
votes
3answers
4k views

Is the standalone Adobe Flash Player still necessary?

I noticed that Internet Explorer 10 also has Adobe Flash Player built-in (like Google Chrome). So my question is, whether the standalone Flash Player (downloadable at Adobe’s site) is necessary ...
1
vote
2answers
2k views

Sound stutters in Chrome. How do I revert to a previous version of Flash?

The sound has started to stutter on last.fm, Grooveshark, and Youtube. How do I revert to an old version of Flash? I tried downloading one of these files, but they were only for Linux: ...
0
votes
0answers
340 views

Play any Flash livestream video directly from VLC

Playing live Flash events in Chrome takes too much battery from my laptop. Can I play them in a native app, when I have just an HTML link with a Flash video embedded on the page? Or is there a ...
0
votes
2answers
548 views

MacBook Pro issue with Youtube videos

Opening videos to full screen does not work on my MacBook Pro. I have tried searching for solutions, watched demonstration videos to what might be causing this, the only way I can open a video to full ...
0
votes
2answers
2k views

Recover a PC from a corrupted BIOS using a second PC?

This will look very similar to this question: Is it possible to recover a computer from a failed BIOS update? Someone posted an answer just as I suspected -- that it was indeed possible to connect ...
0
votes
1answer
108 views

Converting back flash-based book content to PDF

If the viewers in sites like Scribd, etc. can display books like a PDF version of the book, why is it not possible to convert the same flash stream of data back to PDF? One (very, very) naive method ...
5
votes
1answer
5k views

Disable “press 'esc' to exit full screen” in flash videos

This is not a duplicate of this question I watch videos on YouTube, Netflix, etc. Whenever I enter full-screen mode, I get the annoying "You've entered full screen mode. Press 'esc' to exit full ...
1
vote
2answers
603 views

Can't watch videos on any browser

I'm trying to watch videos on YouTube in my browser but I can't. I installed the latest versions of Adobe Flash (11.5.500.80 Beta & 11.4.402.278) but it did not help. I tried on Chrome 22, ...
0
votes
2answers
2k views

How to crop black bars or zoom on Youtube and other Video websites?

Many desktop software (VLC, MPC) and have an option to 'zoom in' , 'crop black bars', or crop to a specific aspect ratio. How can we do this in Fullscreen on Youtube or other flash Video sites? I am ...
1
vote
1answer
901 views

Buffer streams on slow internet connection

I use a very slow internet connection. TV streams (Adobe Flash) are not watchable since they pause every few seconds for buffering. I tried increasing the Flash buffer size (to unlimited) in the ...
1
vote
2answers
463 views

Merging Flash animations

If I have a Flash project in which there are multiple movie clips animating, each with its own timeline and other embedded movie clips, again, each with its own timeline, how can I merge everything so ...
2
votes
1answer
1k views

Computer tends to BSOD crash (in any browser) when using Flash based apps?

About a month ago my computer started experiencing crashes, at first it was just every once in a while, then it escalated to around 5 times a day. Typically it crashes when I access flash-based games ...
3
votes
2answers
154 views

Problems with Adobe Flash

I'm running Windows 7, 64-Bit on a Core-i5 HP Notebook. For approximately the last 3 months, I've had major problems with Adobe Flash. Flash has been uninstalled and installed again multiple times. No ...
0
votes
1answer
58 views

Which flash player does this website uses [closed]

I want to know which flash player this website is using http://www.videochaska.com/video/thriller/adaalat/chand-par-hatiya-part02/10238 How are they streaming video; I do not see any where rtmp ...
0
votes
1answer
38 views

huludesktop gives a blank gray window

When I start huludesktop, it creates a blank, gray window. It doesn't print any warnings or errors... but it also doesn't do anything else, either.
0
votes
1answer
562 views

Run command for Adobe Flash settings

Is there a run command that brings up the Adobe Flash settings in the Control Panel? Run commands such as WinKey+R and typing cmd, msconfig, control, etc. but to bring up the flash player settings.
0
votes
1answer
3k views

What are the differences between the 32-bit and 64-bit installers of Flash Player?

What are the differences between the 32-bit and 64-bit installers of Flash Player? Does the 64-bit installer also contain the 32-bit plugin? I'm asking as I've noticed that installing the 64-bit ...
0
votes
1answer
108 views

WinXP downloading files makes filenames disappear

Computer is not freezing. However, when I download through a browser, windows begins a quick spiral of not showing the file extensions, then no file names, and finally nothing besides icons. Usually, ...
3
votes
4answers
153 views

Mac Air 2011: system very hot during youtube playback

I have a Mac Air 2011 (13 in + SSD), OSX 10.7.2. Every time I play some YouTube videos the system gets very hot, especially the right up corner. The charger got very hot too. Anyone know why this is ...
1
vote
2answers
235 views

Can I point Firefox at the Flash plugin for IE 8?

Windows XP Pro, IE 8, Firefox 14.0.1 I have the stack above. I can't watch YouTube in Firefox, because Firefox doesn't have the Flash plugin and I don't have admin rights to install it. However, I do ...
1
vote
1answer
423 views

How to save random flash player videos on disk?

Is there some utility to capture and save Flash player videos on disk? I'm talking about different random websites, not any particular site. I've tried some Chrome extensions but most of them don't ...
1
vote
1answer
680 views

Pixelated Flash (youtube) videos on Linux (debian) ever since upgrade to gnome 3.x

I upgraded my Debian recently and now in Youtube, all the flash videos are pixelated. Example: I have tried both methods from here: Disable hardware acceleration for Flash player in Linux I have ...
1
vote
0answers
30 views

Disabling Website storage for Flash

When I watch videos I see and I can't click on the buttons.. then when I go to http://www.macromedia.com/support/documentation/en/flashplayer/help/settings_manager07.html and click the "Never ask ...
4
votes
1answer
2k views

Full screen flash video displays on the wrong monitor

I'm using Flash version 11.3.31.222 (latest) and have a dual monitor setup on Windows 7 64bit. Everything worked fine but lately, without upgrading anything, just all of a sudden, the full screen ...
1
vote
1answer
691 views

Flash Player Audio Channels

The problem came with the latest update (11.3.300), now whenever I'm watching YouTube or another website that uses flash it's sending audio out of all my speakers. I have 5.1 surround sound, before it ...
1
vote
1answer
521 views

Copy a picture in a scrolling flash window

I'm trying to copy pictures of a product (camera: Sony NEX-5N) Found here ► http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16830179468&Tpk=NEX5NK When clicking on the picture, a window pops ...
0
votes
1answer
307 views

Ubuntu 12.04 flash player graphical glitches when minimized

I have a bit of an issue where when I am playing a flash video in a minimized window the video will bleed through completely black pixels, especially in conjunction with transparency. My flash is ...
1
vote
1answer
2k views

Flash stream makes my internet slow and cpu rush

When I try to watch a live Flash stream, my CPU usage goes up to 75% and my Internet speed goes down. If I run a test before the video-stream, my speed is ~40/10Mbps and during the stream it drops to ...
2
votes
1answer
59 views

Searchable disk benchmarks

I'm trying to find a web site that has a searchable database of hard drive, SSD, and flash drive benchmarks. Ideally I could search by model number and get the following information: Seq read max, ...
1
vote
2answers
261 views

How to fully uninstall Adobe Flash?

Unfortunately a game bundled Adobe Flash in its installer, thus it clawed its way onto my PC. I haven't been using Windows for a while (Used it for a long time but took a hiatus with another OS) so I ...
1
vote
3answers
4k views

How to use Chrome's built-in flash instead of Adobe Flash install

I have flash installed, but I'd like Google Chrome to use it's built-in version of flash, since the adobe version seems to be a worse user experience..
0
votes
0answers
80 views

Flash not playing in Internet Explorer

I have a user who cannot play Flash files within IE. Flash files play ok within Chrome. I have tried the following troubleshooting steps: Uninstalled / Reinstalled Adobe Flash Player. Resetting IE ...
0
votes
1answer
502 views

New marketing flash drives have used space, but no files are found

My company bought a bunch of flash drives, 500 1 GB drives, to be loaded with marketing materials and given out at a trade show. While testing the loading of the drives I noticed that some of them ...
2
votes
2answers
464 views

How to make Chrome stop loading Flash on selected websites?

I have an old laptop with low memory. I use Chrome in Ubuntu 11.04. When I go to a website that has many flash files (ads), my laptop starts hanging and I can't do anything. Therefore, I want to ...
2
votes
0answers
78 views

anti-virus software and Flash's AVHardwareDisable

This site claims that [The AVHardwareDisable setting] in flash configuration file has been changed by anti-virus software which disables camera/microphone access for all sites. The article ...
2
votes
1answer
2k views

Why would Adobe Flash be causing Firefox to hang?

In the past when using Windows 7 I had no problem with using Flash on Firefox. Now I am having trouble using Firefox because it hangs when a page contain Flash. If I disable the plugin it works fine. ...
3
votes
1answer
1k views

Facebook videos don't play with IE9 & Flash Player

After installing the latest version of Adobe Flash Player for Internet Explorer 9, videos on Facebook don't play. Whenever I try reverting to an older version of Flash Player, I am just forced to ...
1
vote
0answers
640 views

Why does Youtube/Flash sometimes violently crash my pc?

This isn't a problem that happens often, but still occasionally enough to be noticeable. Basically, sometimes when I open a YouTube link in Google chrome, I experience a violent crash. Usually, the ...
0
votes
1answer
656 views

Mac OS 10.6 vs Chrome - video on youtube is not displayed

After starting my Mac OS 10.6 from sleeping mode are not displayed video on youtube. I use Google Chrome. Does anyone the same problem or tip, what caused this? It's annoying me still restart Macbook ...
0
votes
2answers
771 views

USB Flash drive corrupt files - Help needed

I have a 16GB usb flash drive with 8GB worth of data that I can't afford to lose. When I inserted it into my pc, inside the folder that I was storing the data I saw unintelligible characters and ...
0
votes
1answer
139 views

New BIOS image for RAID controller? [closed]

We have a LPCBX520-A2 (S/N: P382211207) RAID controller which I (think) is an LSI Logic MegaRAID 320-1 that has corrupt firmware. I need a new BIOS image to flash back onto it. Is this something you ...
2
votes
1answer
98 views

Are there any tools to circumvent flash video advertising?

I'm thinking about the kind of unskippable ads that play before your video starts. For what it's worth I'm using Firefox, but any solution would be interesting to hear about.
2
votes
2answers
7k views

Nvidia GeForce Graphics Card Blue Screen of Death crash

For the last couple of months, I get sudden crashes while watching a video. It usually happens when I am skipping parts in a video - then my PC gets stuck, and after few seconds I get this popup ...
2
votes
3answers
2k views

How to tunnel all traffic through Tor?

All I want is be able to use flash and javascript while using Tor (I don't intend to use it for torrents) Normally, using flash with Tor is not recommended because firefox plugins run outside of the ...
1
vote
2answers
5k views

Flash not Working in Google Chrome for Mac

Flash has randomly stopped working in Google Chrome for Mac. All that appears is a white flash then nothing. I can hear sound, and when I right click on where Flash is supposed to be I see the Flash ...
-1
votes
1answer
193 views

How can I find out the version number of Flash Player in Java?

How can I find out the version number of the Flash player installed on my system in Java? I currently run OS X, but the solution should be OS-agnostic.
0
votes
2answers
257 views

Why does Tor disable all plugins?

Why should I care about plugins? Isn't it possible to tunnel all the browser traffic through the Tor VPN? I read somewhere that Flash and Javascript can 'phone home' and reveal my real IP, and ...
4
votes
1answer
13k views

Disable hardware acceleration for Flash player in Linux

The latest official version (and supposedly the last version for Linux) of Flash player has some interesting issues on Linux systems. The biggest issues which have summarily been confirmed on the ...
1
vote
1answer
793 views

Seeking web-based FTP client for very large file upload

I have looked around for these for some time... the limits imposed by the web server and/or the dynamic programming environment (e.g. PHP) are far too restrictive for the application I'm working on. ...