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Flash player I have a problem with my flash player when I try to see any video like youtube and others I can't ..it says that I have to update, but I also can't do it, come with this fllow message Failed to install . What should I DO?????

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  • bolisetti Jun 29, 2008

    i too have the same problem with the flash player. i tried uninstalling it but could not find ??? any suggestions/????

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    Hilda Santiago May 11, 2010

    i have problem with my flash player myspace, can,t get in . it tells me to go my home space.. and to playlist because its missing pluging application vendor to veritfy vaid window-install patch package. say9 error 1714,the older verision of adobe reader 9 cannot be removed ) Technical Support group.. additional plugins or (maual install) adobe flsah player please help!!..

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Yeah but wot happens if its not in the control panel under the install/uninstall to be able to uninstall in the 1st place

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Which browser are you using?
To upgrade your Flash player. Just go to the flash download page.
Download and run the installer. If it is still not working after, uninstall the player manually from Add/Remove software in Control Panel.
Then run the installer again. This should work.

If you are using Firefox, you might want to install the flash player plugin from mozilla...

Please report any problems, and as much details as possible about errors.

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Uninstall the old version and re-install

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You don't say which operating system you are using.

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