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Cannot install flash player

I have tried several times to install Adobe flash player 10 to my laptop, and although each time I get the "successfully installed" message, it does not install. I have tried in both firefox and Internet explorer, but to no avail.

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  • ooopsy_daisy May 11, 2010

    Do you have a antivirus program that is running when you are downloading or trying to install adobe flash? As if so, you might want to turn it off. If that doesnt do it, you might want to re-download the new flash with the antivirus off.


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You have to remove any trace of it from your computer, then do a complete reinstall.
Adobe has a removal tools on their website.

http://kb.adobe.com/selfservice/viewContent.do?externalId=tn_14157

Click on this link or copy and paste the complete link into your browser.
If I could be of further assistance, let me know. If this helps or solves the issue, please rate it.
Thanks, Joe

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I have had adobe air installed forever, and have never seen it in use...so I would say dump it too...later installation if needed.
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Click on the link below and download the Adobe flash player to install.
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After you download and install Flash player, Restart your laptop/PC.

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Ron



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