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Is it possible to recover a computer from a failed BIOS update?

While attempting the update the BIOS on an Asus motherboard, i learned the Asus Update Utility for Windows doesn't fully support Windows 64-bit. It was able to erase the BIOS without problems, but ...
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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 ...
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Determining temporary Internet file type (Chrome)

My broadband speed is sometimes lacking, and therefore it can be difficult to view Flash streams of programmes. So my idea is to start a Flash stream, let it run to completion no matter how long it ...
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Can't watch videos online - gets “loading the player ” and nothing happens

I'm having a problem trying to see sports highlights. On chrome and safari, I get the message "loading the player..." while nothing happens. I've tried to reinstall the flash player, chrome, and ...
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Flash crashing across all browsers

I just fresh installed Windows 10 and downloaded the latest Flash. However, any page that uses Flash, like YouTube, crashes. This goes for all browsers. Chrome gives me this error: Firefox gives ...
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No Flash Player in Chromium on OSX

Few days ago I switched from Firefox to Chromium. I really liked it, but it has one minor issue. I can't make it run flash. I followed this article, but there is no Flash Player entry on my ...
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Can I launch a flash game from Steam?

There are a few online flash games that I play frequently. I'd love to be able to launch them from within Steam, like any other program/game you manually add to your Steam game list. I'm pretty sure ...
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Getting rid of Flash in Firefox (MIME)

After having had Flash installed and blocked with NoScript for the last few years (except on a enable-per-use base), I have recently -- a month or so ago -- grown tired of the frequent security issues ...
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How can you successfully roll back adobe flash player?

Adobe Flash updated May 15, 2014 with some security updates, one of them having broken a lot of flash apps. Refer to this bug report for the specific error I am having. I have tried to simply ...
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Disabling Adobe Flash in enterprise environment

The vulnerabilities even in patched Adobe Flash are getting out of hand and we have been wondering of disabling it for the time being. Very few services actually require flash nowadays, so having it ...
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What damage can adobe flash player do to a linux machine?

I am curious what damage can adobe flash player do to a linux machine. I have read the adobe flash security bulletin and I saw that a lot of vulnerabilities affected linux(crossplatform). Please ...
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Effects of 0 day exploits, malicious scripts or flash videos exploiting firefox [closed]

What would happen if ie there is a 0 day exploit in VLC or even in flash , or a script on a site that is malicious. I often read that a 0 day exploit offers remote execution of code so would this ...
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How to stop Google Chrome from automatically downloading plugins (e.g. Pepper flash player)

I was reading a web page on Google Chrome a couple of days ago. Because of some new zero-day vulnerabilities, Google had disabled their Adobe Flash plugin and I was actually glad about that (because ...
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Is there a way to reduce cpu & memory usage of flash in web browser?

I'm playing web-based flash game. The flash game consumes a lot of memory and cpu usage. But when I minimum the web browser, is there any setting to let flash keep running but release some memory and ...
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How do I extract Flash content from a PDF file?

I have a PDF file that has a flash file embedded. How can I can extract that SWF from inside the PDF file? Update: I am using Windows 7.
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Cant navigate UEFI menu on my tablet.. Accidently disabled USB

I own a no-brand Windows tablet that has only a single USB port, which I connect a keyboard that has an inbuilt USB hub where i put the USB with the image. I am running Windows 8.1 x64. Not sure on ...
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.flv videos only play audio without image

I downloaded a pack of about 50 .flv videos, most work just fine on any software that plays .flv, but some only play audio without video. I use Ubuntu 10.04 as main OS but also tried on Windows and ...
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Chrome Flash Player: Couldn't load plugin

One of my primary browsers has been Chrome, which did the job for me. Up until recently Flash Player worked fine until I had to manually enable Flash for every page. The last time Flash worked it ...
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How Mozilla blocked the Flash by default without updating the browser? [closed]

Earlier this week Mozilla's support team has made the decision to block all versions of Flash Player from Firefox until Adobe releases a patch. Before Tuesday (2015-07-14) Flash was working fine, ...
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I can't get Flash enabled on Chromium version 42.0.2307.0 (64-bit) running on Windows 8.1 (64-bit)

When I go back to youtube, I keep getting the "Adobe Flash Player is required to display some elements on this page" Install plug-in button. I click on the Problems installing link and a message ...
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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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Does Chrome-desktop have built-in “disable all flash” feature?

For various reasons[1], I wish to use Chrome-desktop but without the Flash plugin. Does Chrome-desktop have built-in (i.e. without a plugin/add-on/etc) "disable all flash" feature? or a "only play if ...
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How to stop flash from raising my CPU temperature?

I've found that, although my laptop CPU temperature is usually 50-65C, whenever I keep running flash applications on any of my two browsers (chrome, firefox) it gradually keeps rising, to the point of ...
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How to find the stream behind a Flash player

I am watching a Flash stream. I can watch the same stream in two different players (set up by someone else), but I don't like any of them. Is there a way I can find/get/extract the direct link to the ...
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Flash Videos flickering in Firefox on Fedora 22

I have a Lenovo X230 laptop on which I have installed Fedora 22, with KDE 5, updated with the latest patches. I have installed the latest available 64bit Flash Player from the official Adobe ...
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Webcam is only recognized by some software

I have a webcam that works fine in software such as camorama and cheese. However, I cannot use it in websites that allow you to use a webcam (it's not recognized). I tested it with: Chromium 34.0 ...
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Firefox thinks I'm using and older Flash version

I'm running Firefox 35.0 on Fedora 20. It has the current latest Adobe Flash version (11.2.202.440). Firefox is blocking Flash and displaying an alert bar, claiming it is outdated: In English: ...
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How can I download this tricky, non-YouTube flash video?

Flash video in question is here. I'm using the latest version of Firefox on Windows 7. As stated, the video is not from or on YouTube. I've poked around Firefox's cache and could not find any .swf or ...
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Latest Flash Player 18 Doesn't Upmix The Stereo Sound to 5.1 Surround Anymore

Old version of flash player and firefox was upmixing stereo sound to 5.1 on youtube and other online players. I did an update today and it is not anymore. What can I do to get it done as before? Bass ...
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Convert USB Removeable flash disk to HDD?

I want to convert an "Removeable media flash disk" to HDD so it'll work as hard disk not flash disk. I don't need it for pc as local disk I need it for Wii for games. But Wii does not load games from ...
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How do I properly remove the default install of Flash on Windows XP?

It seems Windows XP comes with a default installation of Flash, in the following path: %WINDIR%\System32\Macromed\Flash\Flash6.ocx I'd like to remove this. Certainly, I could probably just nuke the ...
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Is there a Chrome extension like DownloadHelper for Firefox? [closed]

I search something like DownloadHelper, a tool to download Flash videos. It should work on Chromium (Linux). Any link?
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DVD (vob file) to online video viewer?

I've been sent a DVD which needs to be put onto a website, but I honestly don't even know where to start. Do I simply convert the file using some software to MP4(?!) and then use something like ...
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A way to enable flash for specific sites only?

Using Firefox or Chrome... Is there a way to control which sites are allowed to run flash and disable it for all others?
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Flash overrides Firefox keyboard shortcuts — how to turn that off?

I often cycle through my Firefox tabs using Ctrl+Tab and Ctrl+Shift+Tab. But whenever it reaches a tab that is running a Flash (or similar) plugin, Ctrl+Tab and Ctrl+Shift+Tab won't work anymore, ...
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USB flash drive not working

I have a problem with my flash drive. When I plug it in it shows like this: And when I try to format it, it says it has "Unknown capacity": Do you know any way I can fix this or any software ...
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How do I convert SWF into a PDF?

I want to convert a SWF document to into PDF. The SWF can be found here (Update: no longer available): http://www.imsindia.com/online/tests/test_111.swf And I would like to be able to convert or ...
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How to check if Flash Player version is still supported and has recent updates?

We have to check the flash versions on some pcs. What we have are the version numbers of the installed software. Is there any way to check if the versions are patched and currently supported? What ...
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How to prevent HTML5 crashing to Adobe Flash?

After loading the video and letting the video remain paused for an hour or more, I unpause the video and then it crashes after a few seconds. It crashes as a HTML5 player and resorts to Adobe Flash ...
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How to follow instructions made for linux on windows? Flashing firmware

I'm trying to flash a firmware on to a stm32f3discovery board. https://github.com/yetifrisstlama/Foculus_Rift_Tracker_STM32F3DISCOVERY These are the instructions I am trying to follow but they are for ...
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Application to create flash demo of a website [closed]

I'm looking for some software to create a flash demo 'tour' of a website I've created. FOS would be preferred but commercial is ok so long as not too expensive (I'm probably going to use this just ...
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Switch Flash Player / HTML5 to use front camera

I have a Lenovo Helix which has 2 cameras, front and rear. I need to take a picture of myself for a security verification on a site with a Flash player object to perform the capture. It's a similar ...
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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 ...
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Is there any way to select the sound device for HTML5 audio playback?

By default, Firefox uses the system's default audio device for HTML5 audio playback and the program offers no possibility to select an alternative audio device, if several audio devices are present on ...
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I'm receiving Flash install popups intermittently when navigating in Chrome browser

I practice very safe security measures. I run Windows 7 Ult 64-bit. This question refers to fake Adobe Flash Upgrade popups on Chrome. I know these popups are malware so I don't click on them. ...
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Update Flash in FireFox in Linux Mint?

I am trying to update Flash, but I still get a massage telling me to update it. I'm using Firefox 37.0.2 and Flash 11.2.202.425 on Linux Mint. I followed this tutorial, but it did not work for me.
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Apply blur effect without using Movie Clip symbols in Flash CS6

I'm starting to create frame-by-frame animations in Flash CS6. There are several instances in which I require to use a blur effect on something. From what I see, only Movie Clips can have blur ...
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Flashing BIOS using an external SPI programmer

Has anyone succeeded with BIOS flashing using an external SPI programmer ? I saw some cheap serial flash spi programmers on eBay for very cheap price such as $3. (CH341A based programmers) I was ...
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Flash Games Downloader

Im looking for a program to download flash games so I can run them on my desktop.
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How do I get Adobe Flash Player to open files on the net again?

I have Windows XP Pro x64 and I use Firefox as my browser. When I go to http://www.weather.com/weather, there are videos listed on the right hand side. I used to be able to click on the video title ...