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Swrflash.ocx could have affected some programs

Whenever i cease using my pc for a while, maybe for about 5 minutes, a window appears containing "cannot find swrflash.ocx". isn't this a registry file? can you share to me what caused this? is there a safe and a reliable software and methods to avoid or at least decrease the possibility of having the same problem again?
could it be also one of the reasons why i cannot download a pdf file from the net (even if I have a considerable version of the acrobat reader--version 6. MY PC CAN STILL OPEN PDF FILES BUT CANNOT DOWNLOAD PDF FILES FROM THE NET).

thank you so much!

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  • Anonymous Feb 04, 2008

    what i meant also of a safe and reliable software was that i wish it could also be a free software.
    I've downloaded just now the swrflash.ocx, where shall I place this file? i don't want it to just be cluttered somewhere in my pc coz as of now it's just there in my desktop. super tnx!

  • Anonymous Feb 04, 2008

    thank you, i'll try your suggestions in a little while. i really don't seem to download pdf files that i'm forced to see some of them in htm format. i've tried to save the target or the link, but nothing seems to change.
    i'm not sure though if i should download the latest versions because this pc only has a pentium 4 processor etc.

  • Anonymous Feb 04, 2008

    thank you roadcrasher and digiteyes!

    now i'm thinking of not putting the registry file to any system folder for that matter because as I have observed it's has no significant effect on my programs though it's quite annoying if that window pops up. as of the screensaver, i never installed or downloaded any screensaver, and the last time i checked, nothing has been modified on my screensaver options or list. I've checked the current screensaver, it was on the pc (actually laptop)'s own screen saver because what i'm using right now is an Acer travelmate 270 and it was its default screensaver. So there it was, I tried to click the preview button first on this default screensaver and there it is the swflash.ocx is missing window appeared. Now, I modified the screensaver to the windows xp screensaver, i clicked on preview then the window did not appear anymore. i remember now that, that window appears whenever the laptop will try to operate on its screensaver mode. got it.

    A SEPARATE MATTER WAS STILL LEFT THOUGH, I CANNOT DOWNLOAD A PDF FILE NO MATTER HOW LONG I WAIT. this is not a case to our other home pc that even uses an Adobe reader version 5.

    so my initial and safe action which was actually a hassle free one, is to change my screensaver.

    thank you so much. haha, hope you could help me regarding the pdf downloading task i have to do.

  • Anonymous Feb 04, 2008

    thank you for your reassurance digiteyes. I also posted my acrobat reader problem in a more detailed way. hoping that it'll attrack more options. super tnx!



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That message usually appears when you install a screen saver that is not comfortable with your system. So right click on desktop and then select screen saver tab and change your screen saver.

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  • Anonymous Feb 04, 2008

    You are safer off if you do not put that software into your system that is the 9x/Me file which is not so safe, that is why they dropped it from XP version.



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Try downloading the latest version of Adobe Flash Player, Shockwave Player and Adobe Reader (Acrobat 8).


Some pages created with later versions of Acrobat will not run on earlier versions.

Also, some Acrobat pages from links on web pages have problems loading.... try saving the file first (eg: right click on the link, select Save Target As) then open from the saved file.

Hope this helps.

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  • digiteyes Feb 04, 2008

    All the latest updates will run fine on a P4.

    Installing them fixes many problems like yours.



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