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Unable To Update Flash

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#1 png


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Posted 06 March 2006 - 07:46 PM


I'm asking a question about the flash plug-ins. I frequently visit websites using a lot of flash, so it always says that I haven't updated. I log on as Admin and do it. The only thing is that the update doens't go to the other members of the computer as well. I've gone to the website and updated, but the websites still say I need updates. I check the version number and I'm still stuck with version 8 while the Admin has Version 10. How can I update for non-Admins?

(I log on as Administrator only to fix things or install things. Otherwise, I use a member account w/o Admin priviliges)

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#2 nosnhoj#3


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Posted 06 March 2006 - 09:20 PM

Hi There,

There are actually two different players provided to the general public by Macromedia (now Adobe) that handle media:

1. Macromedia Shockwave Player (current version 10.1.11)

2. Macromedia Flash Player (current version

Visit Test Macromedia Shockwave & Flash Players to find out if you have the updated versions of both players at the same time.

Note from the site:
If you already have Macromedia Shockwave Player, these movies may trigger an automatic update to your players. Follow the instructions in the dialog boxes that appear to complete the update. Updates can take several minutes with a standard modem connection.

You also should be aware that when you use either of the players, you are downloading information from the site that the media is located. If you have your less privalaged accounts set not to download files from the internet, then this may be your problem.

Hope this helps,

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#3 turnip


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Posted 06 March 2006 - 11:47 PM

I guess you are looking for flash plugin for the browser ! If firefox when it says pluging is missing, just follow the instruction it will download by itself and install, you just need to keep clicking next.

For IE, go to macromedia website to download and install. I guess the previous member's (nosnhoj#3) solution should work.

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