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Flash player problems -XP

Hello,

I run windows XP and I am running into problems when my browser tries to load flash.

With IE 7, On some sites that require the latest version of flash, it asks me to download the latest version of the flash player. Even after I installing the latest version, it still asks me to download.

WIth Firefox 2, Flash player crashes or does not load when loading websites such as abc.com video player.

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  • J Ream Jun 02, 2008

    What is a good link to a registry cleaner for after I uninstall the flash player. So I just clean the registry and re-install flash player?

  • bk2008 Jun 03, 2008

    my computer wont allow me to download flash player becaus eit says something about my active x and it wont allow me to fully download it and so now i cant go on most websites.

  • petaluma Jun 04, 2008

    my laptop also can not sucessfully install any flash player device. When i try to view sites that have video content it will be blank and tell me to download the newest version of adobe flash player, but when i try to do that the green processing bar either goes nowhere or it says that installation is complete but the completion video can't run and it brings me back to square one

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Hello,

You can uninstall Flash Player from Control Panel/Add Remove and then in FF you can go to Toos/Add Ons from the menu bar and if Flash Player is still listed , click on uninstall.

Once it is uninstalled use a Registry Cleaner to mop on data debris before proceeding further. If you need one let me know I'll send you a link.

Let me know if you get stuck doing this or let me know when you're done by commenting back and I'll guide you further.

Regards,
Worldvet

Posted on Jun 02, 2008

  • Glenn Rogers
    Glenn Rogers Jun 02, 2008

    Sure,

    Go Here. Scroll down the page until you see the entry for Registry Fixer. Download and Install.

    Regards,
    Worldvet


  • Glenn Rogers
    Glenn Rogers Jun 05, 2008

    Hello,

    If any of you have installed SP3 for XP, then this is your problem. Microsoft has just acknowledged this fact a determined by Symantec when man people expected that had acquired a virus. Note, that his failure in SP3 leaves Flash Player vulnerable to a backdoor attack on your computers.

    My best advice is to go to Control Panel/Add Remove Programs and uninstall SP3, run a virus scan from an online scanner, uninstall Flash Player, run Registry Fixer and fix the problems it finds and then reinstall Flash Player.

    Regards,
    Worldvet
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