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why won't adobe flash player install

My laptop won't install the current adobe flash player, why/

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Re: why won't adobe flash player install



Try the following.


First, download the Flash uninstall utility on the link below and save it to your Desktop.


When the download has completed, close all browser windows and run the uninstaller.  After this has completed, restart the notebook.


Next, download and install Firefox and then using Firefox, download and install the latest version of Adobe Flash.


Close all browser windows before running the Flash installer.


Launch Firefox and see if the videos play Ok - if they do, close Firefox, open IE and click on the same Adobe Flash link above to get a prompt to install the ActiveX component.  When done, restart IE.






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Re: why won't adobe flash player install

I solved this by: Clicking on Tools/Internet Options/Programs/Manage Add-Ons


Find the Flashplayer that you have downloaded and click to ENABLE it.


Click CLOSE and then OK on next dialogue box.    Hope this works for you. 

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