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Chrome Adobe Error

Chrome has an adobe error, it keeps asking me to install Adobe flash movie plugin, when I try installing it, I get this message -

"Failed to install from http://fpdownload.macromedia.com/get/flashplayer/current/install_flash_player.exe"

I'm getting tired of this, can someone please help me?

Thank you.

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  • amburar Mar 22, 2009

    I have been often asked(in Google Chrome) to install adobe Flash Player
    If I try to install shows its an error why it happens like this .Can any one 
    help me for this problem?
    with thanks
    Mani

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    the plugin does not get installed. they say you need to close google chrome to download it.

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  • baneabhi Apr 26, 2009

    Chrome has an adobe error, it keeps asking me to install Adobe flash movie plugin, when I try installing it, I get this message -

    "Failed to install fromhttp://fpdownload.macromedia.com/get/fla..."

    I'm getting tired of this, can someone please help me?

    Thank you.




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Fresh out of Google suppot -

"Download the flash player for windows xpi file - http://fpdownload.macromedia.com/get/flashplayer/xpi/current/flashplayer-win.xpi

"Rename the file to .zip

"Explore the .zip file and you will see a couple files, flashplayer.xpt and NPSWF32.dll, which you have to copy.

"Open another explorer window and go to the plugins folder of your google chrome browser, which might be at -
C/Documents and settings//Local Settings/Application Data/Google/Chrome/Application/Plugins/

"Paste both the files in this plugins folder and then close your Chrome browser and restart it

Those instructions worked fine for me, but I had to make one small change to the advice given there - Vista uses a different folder structure, so I had to paste the two necessary files into C:\Users\{Username}\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\Application\Plugins

The folder Plugins did not exist when I navigated my way there, so I created it and dropped the two files in, restarted the Chrome browser and ... Voila! Working fine

Other thing I’d say is that my first step was to visit the Chrome Help pages, in particular, http://www.google.com/support/chrome/bin/answer.py?answer=95697&cbid=1798iqe1e7223&src=cb&lev=answer

and installed Java 6 v 10 like they suggested, before doing the Flash business

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Http://fpdownload.macromedia.com/get/flashplayer/xpi/current/flashplayer-win.xpi

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