Some of the older flash players like to leave a file behind in the Macromedia folder in Windows System32 folder. I don't know if this what is causing your problem but cleaning them out manually may be worth a try.
Go to the Secunia website and run their software inspector: http://secunia.com/software_inspector/
If these files are present it will detect them and it will tell you their names and locations. I forget the individual file names but the ultimate location it will give you is here: C:\WINDOWS\system32\Macromed\Flash
If they are present then navigate to that location and manually delete the file(s) the security inspector names in its report. Delete only the file(s) it names, leave the other files alone because they are part of your current flash player. This may or not be the cause of your issues but I believe in ruling out the simple causes before searching for the hard ones.
Let us know if this works or not.
Also you may find out that other applications you have installed are out of date, update them to be safe.
Edited by Ronbo, 04 January 2007 - 10:51 PM.
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