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Installing flash player on windows xp

I can not manage to install a flash player on my windows xp. Can you help?

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Go to Control Panel, Add/Remove programs, and remove any flash version you see.

Then reboot, go here, and install it manually. Close any open windows and don't use the computer while the install proceeds. Reboot after the installation.

http://www.adobe.com/shockwave/download/download.cgi?P1_Prod_Version=ShockwaveFlash

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My Gateway 504 GR won't play WSOP or most Reel Slot games. How can i play newer games on my pc? 2002 version Windows XP Home, 915 chipset, Intel proc. 4 cpu 3.00GHZ 512mb 3000mhz. Thanks


Hello there,
The image below indicates the minimum and recommended system requirements of WSOP most probably you will be able to play the game. The problem might be your Adobe Flash Player or your Internet Explorer version. If your Windows Xp Home is genuine you might consider updating or download a Mozilla Firefox.
The links for Adobe and Firefox are located below the image.
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Flash Player
Mozilla Browser
From what I know Windows XP by default have an Internet Explorer v.6.0 that is why you need to update your Windows. by the way you have to download Flash player if you have Internet Explorer v.7. if this does not work try the step below
1. Download the Mozilla Firefox browser and install setup 5.0.1exe. 2. Download Flash Player it will automatically update your Flash.

Hopefully this information helps.
Thank you for using FixYa.


Aug 04, 2011 | Gateway 504GR PC Desktop

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Run Commands


Do you use the Run feature in Windows?

Many computer users, don't even know that, there exist hundreds of commands, which can enhance your experience using computers..... and they are even useful to impress others with your knowledge in computers.

Nearly all of the Run Commands Correspond to a particular Control Panel Item or any utility or tool or task that can be accessed through Windows.

There are, however, tools and utilities that I bet you never knew you had that can be accessed through the Run feature.

The main reason most people don't use the Run feature is because they don't know the Commands.

So, to solve that problem, I decided to put together some most useful Run commands

First of all how to get run box

For XP

Click Start. Click Run.

For Vista / Windows 7

Press ** Windows key + R (** Windows key lies between Alt & Ctrl button)

& now, here's the list

Accessibility Controls : access.cpl
Accessibility Wizard : accwiz
Add Hardware Wizard : hdwwiz.cpl
Add/Remove Programs : appwiz.cpl
Administrative Tools : control admintools
Adobe Acrobat (if installed) : acrobat
Adobe Designer (if installed) : formdesigner
Adobe Distiller (if installed) : acrodist
Adobe ImageReady (if installed) : imageready
Adobe Photoshop (if installed) : photoshop
Automatic Updates : wuaucpl.cpl
Bluetooth Transfer Wizard : fsquirt
Calculator : calc
Certificate Manager : certmgr.msc
Character Map : charmap
Check Disk Utility : chkdsk
Clipboard Viewer : clipbrd
Command Prompt : cmd
Component Services : dcomcnfg
Computer Management : compmgmt.msc
Control Panel : control
Date and Time Properties : timedate.cpl
DDE Shares : ddeshare
Device Manager : devmgmt.msc
Direct X Control Panel (if installed)* : directx.cpl
Direct X Troubleshooter : dxdiag
Disk Cleanup Utility : cleanmgr
Disk Defragment : dfrg.msc
Disk Management : diskmgmt.msc
Disk Partition Manager : diskpart
Display Properties : control desktop
Display Properties : desk.cpl
Display Properties (w/Appearance Tab Preselected) : control color
Dr. Watson System Troubleshooting Utility : drwtsn32
Driver Verifier Utility : verifier
Event Viewer : eventvwr.msc
Files and Settings Transfer Tool : migwiz
File Signature Verification Tool : sigverif
Findfast : findfast.cpl
Firefox (if installed) : firefox
Folders Properties : folders
Fonts : control fonts
Fonts Folder : fonts
Free Cell Card Game : freecell
Game Controllers : joy.cpl
Group Policy Editor (XP Prof) : gpedit.msc
Hearts Card Game : mshearts
Help and Support : helpctr
HyperTerminal : hypertrm
Iexpress Wizard : iexpress
Indexing Service : ciadv.msc
Internet Connection Wizard : icwconn1
Internet Explorer : iexplore
Internet Properties : inetcpl.cpl
Internet Setup Wizard : inetwiz
IP Configuration (Display Connection Configuration) : ipconfig /all
IP Configuration (Display DNS Cache Contents) : ipconfig /displaydns
IP Configuration (Delete DNS Cache Contents) : ipconfig /flushdns
IP Configuration (Release All Connections) : ipconfig /release
IP Configuration (Renew All Connections) : ipconfig /renew
IP Configuration (Refreshes DHCP & Re-Registers DNS) : ipconfig /registerdns
IP Configuration (Display DHCP Class ID) : ipconfig /showclassid
IP Configuration (Modifies DHCP Class ID) : ipconfig /setclassid
Java Control Panel (if installed) : jpicpl32.cpl
Java Control Panel (if installed) : javaws
Keyboard Properties : control keyboard
Local Security Settings : secpol.msc
Local Users and Groups : lusrmgr.msc
Logs You Out Of Windows : logoff
Malicious Software Removal Tool : mrt
Microsoft Access (if installed) : msaccess
Microsoft Chat : winchat
Microsoft Excel (if installed) : excel
Microsoft Frontpage (if installed) : frontpg
Microsoft Movie Maker : moviemk
Microsoft Paint : mspaint
Microsoft Powerpoint (if installed) : powerpnt
Microsoft Word (if installed) : winword
Microsoft Syncronization Tool : mobsync
Minesweeper Game : winmine
Mouse Properties : control mouse
Mouse Properties : main.cpl
Nero (if installed) : nero
Netmeeting : conf
Network Connections : control netconnections
Network Connections : ncpa.cpl
Network Setup Wizard : netsetup.cpl
Notepad : notepad
Nview Desktop Manager (if installed) : nvtuicpl.cpl
Object Packager : packager
ODBC Data Source Administrator : odbccp32.cpl
On Screen Keyboard : osk
Opens AC3 Filter (if installed) : ac3filter.cpl
Outlook Express : msimn
Paint : pbrush
Password Properties : password.cpl
Performance Monitor : perfmon.msc
Performance Monitor : perfmon
Phone and Modem Options : telephon.cpl
Phone Dialer : dialer
Pinball Game : pinball
Power Configuration : powercfg.cpl
Printers and Faxes : control printers
Printers Folder : printers
Private Character Editor : eudcedit
Quicktime (If Installed) : QuickTime.cpl
Quicktime Player (if installed) : quicktimeplayer
Real Player (if installed) : realplay
Regional Settings : intl.cpl
Registry Editor : regedit
Registry Editor : regedit32
Remote Access Phonebook : rasphone
Remote Desktop : mstsc
Removable Storage : ntmsmgr.msc
Removable Storage Operator Requests : ntmsoprq.msc
Resultant Set of Policy (XP Prof) : rsop.msc
Scanners and Cameras : sticpl.cpl
Scheduled Tasks : control schedtasks
Security Center : wscui.cpl
Services : services.msc
Shared Folders : fsmgmt.msc
Shuts Down Windows : shutdown
Sounds and Audio : mmsys.cpl
Spider Solitare Card Game : spider
SQL Client Configuration : cliconfg
System Configuration Editor : sysedit
System Configuration Utility : msconfig
System File Checker Utility (Scan Immediately) : sfc /scannow
System File Checker Utility (Scan Once At The Next Boot) : sfc /scanonce
System File Checker Utility (Scan On Every Boot) : sfc /scanboot
System File Checker Utility (Return Scan Setting To Default) : sfc /revert
System File Checker Utility (Purge File Cache) : sfc /purgecache
System File Checker Utility (Sets Cache Size to size x) : sfc /cachesize=x
System Information : msinfo32
System Properties : sysdm.cpl
Task Manager : taskmgr
TCP Tester : tcptest
Telnet Client : telnet
Tweak UI (if installed) : tweakui
User Account Management : nusrmgr.cpl
Utility Manager : utilman
Windows Address Book : wab
Windows Address Book Import Utility : wabmig
Windows Backup Utility (if installed) : ntbackup
Windows Explorer : explorer
Windows Firewall : firewall.cpl
Windows Magnifier : magnify
Windows Management Infrastructure : wmimgmt.msc
Windows Media Player : wmplayer
Windows Messenger : msmsgs
Windows Picture Import Wizard (need camera connected) : wiaacmgr
Windows System Security Tool : syskey
Windows Update Launches : wupdmgr
Windows Version (to show which version of windows) : winver
Windows XP Tour Wizard : tourstart
Wordpad : write

Note : Some of these commands, may only intended to use for XP only

on Jul 01, 2010 | PC Desktops

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My USB 'Whatever' will not work


This not is not for USB flash drives, microphones, mice, anything that does NOT have an install disc at the time of purchase.

Most USB issues are caused by installing a USB device BEFORE you install the driver disk.
In all cases, if there is a driver disk, insert the disk first and wait for the install program to ask for the device. Then plug it in.

If you have done the faux pas above, all the installs in the world will not fix it. You MUST remove the USB driver. Use Device Manager. In XP, this is found by right clicking my computer and selecting properties. In properties select the hardware tab and choose 'Device Manager'.

Stop here. If you have no idea what I wrote, review 'Device Manager' on the Windows Website or ask a KNOWLEDGABLE friend for help. See http://support.microsoft.com/kb/310123.

Now, select the USB device, while it is plugged in to the USB port, and right click. Select 'Uninstall'. Remove your USB device when device manager is done.

Close Device manager and all the other windows. Start your USB install from scratch, without the USB plugged in untill the install asks or completes.
I have ALWAYS had succesfull installs with this method.

on Mar 20, 2010 | PC Desktops

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How to install the adobe flash player for Windows XP, please help!!


Click here to download Adobe flash player for XP. Select your operating system and then select your version for the browser that you use.

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Nov 08, 2010 | PC Desktops

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Adobe Flash will not install on my Windows 7 computer. I followed directions changing to 32 bit, but still didn't install. I never had any problems with XP.


Hi,

Adobe flash player 9 is not supported by windows 7.

Plase get the upgraded version of flash player that is flash player 10.1.


Only flash player 10.1 is supported by window 7


Thanx

Jul 23, 2010 | HP PC Desktops

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Ym avatar asking to install macromedia flash player


Ok what you need to do is click where it ask for you to install the flash player it will say it can't do it so click on manually, then you will be redirected to the compatible flash player you need. after the install it should automatically restart firefox. Sometimes you will recieve and error that says close firefox and try again. just close all windows that are firefox downloads window to and click try again repeatedly until it goes through. there you have it fixed avatar

May 09, 2009 | PC Desktops

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'Failed to install. For Troubleshooting please see: http://www.adobe.com/go/tn_19166'for windows xp


I'm assuming that you were trying to install Adobe Flash Player. The best thing to do would be to remove Flash Player from your system entirely, and then try a clean install. Please go to http://kb2.adobe.com/cps/141/tn_14157.html and click on the link following the word "Windows" below the text "1. Download the Adobe Flash Player uninstaller." Save this file to your desktop. Shut down ALL programs that you have running. Look in the system tray (next to the time) to make sure that everything is closed.

Run the uninstaller by clicking on the file that was placed on your desktop. You may be asked to restart your system. If you are, please do that before going any farther.

Once Flash Player is completely gone from your computer, please go to http://www.adobe.com/shockwave/download/triggerpages/flash.html . Wait for a few minutes. When Flash Player is reinstalled, you will see a quick Flash animation in the middle of the lighter blue box telling you that your installation is complete.

Each time you upgrade your Flash Player, you should use this routine to ensure that no parts of the old version are left over to cause problems for the newest version.

Hope this helps! Diana Wellspring

Apr 07, 2009 | PC Desktops

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My Device Manager doesn't recognize my CD/dvd drive.


its either yr hard ware is bad or that the drivers have not been installed. if u r using windows NT,XP then yr cd/dvd player is bad cos xp should installed most cd rom drives.
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May 29, 2008 | HP Pavilion a705w PC Desktop

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Atapi pioneer dvd-rom 115


you need to install a dvd player in orfer to play dvd. you can download the software total video player, and many others

Dec 19, 2007 | PC Desktops

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