Free Republic
Browse · Search
General/Chat
Topics · Post Article

Skip to comments.

Personal computer HELP request
Personal question | April 10, 2014 | Self

Posted on 04/10/2014 6:07:40 AM PDT by BobNative

Recently I could not get my copy of Adobe FlashPlayer to work.

I have tried to reload it a couple of times, with NO success.

I am on a Windows based system. Any suggestions???

Many, many THANKS for your help!


TOPICS: Computers/Internet
KEYWORDS: adobe; adobeflashplayer; chat; flashplayer; vanity
Navigation: use the links below to view more comments.
first 1-2021-28 next last

1 posted on 04/10/2014 6:07:40 AM PDT by BobNative
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | View Replies]

To: BobNative

Any recent Flash player updates or windows updates? You might try to reset your computer to a time when Flash was working.


2 posted on 04/10/2014 6:09:47 AM PDT by saganite (What happens to taglines? Is there a termination date?)
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 1 | View Replies]

To: BobNative

make sure that you close your browser (all of them) after installing the plugin.


3 posted on 04/10/2014 6:10:21 AM PDT by j_guru
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 1 | View Replies]

To: BobNative; rdb3; Calvinist_Dark_Lord; JosephW; Only1choice____Freedom; amigatec; Still Thinking; ...

4 posted on 04/10/2014 6:10:26 AM PDT by ShadowAce (Linux -- The Ultimate Windows Service Pack)
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 1 | View Replies]

To: BobNative

Go to Control Panel and Un-install it. Then try downloading the latest version. I recall the same thing happening to me a while back. It took me several tries............


5 posted on 04/10/2014 6:10:31 AM PDT by Red Badger (LIberal is an oxymoron......................)
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 1 | View Replies]

To: BobNative

Did you uninstall the old copy first?


6 posted on 04/10/2014 6:15:23 AM PDT by carriage_hill (Peace is that brief glorious moment in history, when everybody stands around reloading.)
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 1 | View Replies]

To: BobNative

IBTARYLIC

(In Before The Are You Logged In comments)


7 posted on 04/10/2014 6:15:42 AM PDT by Mr. K (If you like your constitution, you can keep it...Period. PALIN/CRUZ 2016)
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 1 | View Replies]

To: Red Badger

Agreed, except do a restart after un-installing, and before re-installing, to sort of clear all the gremlins.


8 posted on 04/10/2014 6:15:52 AM PDT by afsnco
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 5 | View Replies]

To: BobNative

Run Anti-Virus scan AND MalwareBytes scan too


9 posted on 04/10/2014 6:16:22 AM PDT by Mr. K (If you like your constitution, you can keep it...Period. PALIN/CRUZ 2016)
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 1 | View Replies]

To: BobNative

Have you tried turning it off and on again?


10 posted on 04/10/2014 6:16:42 AM PDT by dfwgator
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 1 | View Replies]

To: BobNative

Use their uninstaller.
http://helpx.adobe.com/flash-player/kb/uninstall-flash-player-windows.html

Then install a new copy of Flash.
You can either try their main page for Flash or get a direct copy.

Main: http://get.adobe.com/flashplayer/

(Released 4/8/2014) Flash Player 13.0.0.182 (148.88 MB)
http://helpx.adobe.com/flash-player/kb/archived-flash-player-versions.html


11 posted on 04/10/2014 6:17:04 AM PDT by minnesota_bound
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 1 | View Replies]

To: afsnco; BobNative

I also suggest downloading the free version of CCleaner and Glary Utilities to help clear out the registry..........

http://www.glarysoft.com/

https://www.piriform.com/ccleaner


12 posted on 04/10/2014 6:20:10 AM PDT by Red Badger (LIberal is an oxymoron......................)
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 8 | View Replies]

To: dfwgator
Have you tried turning it off and on again?

DAMN YOU!
13 posted on 04/10/2014 6:21:54 AM PDT by andyk (I have sworn...eternal hostility against every form of tyranny over the mind of man.)
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 10 | View Replies]

To: BobNative
.. In before the "get a mac" crowd ...


14 posted on 04/10/2014 6:37:54 AM PDT by smokingfrog ( sleep with one eye open (<o> ---)
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 1 | View Replies]

To: smokingfrog

LMAO.


15 posted on 04/10/2014 6:41:48 AM PDT by TADSLOS (The Event Horizon has come and gone. Buckle up and hang on.)
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 14 | View Replies]

To: BobNative

I had something similar happen and eventually I had to uninstall and reinstall my browsers. Something broke during an upgrade.


16 posted on 04/10/2014 6:55:13 AM PDT by Kirkwood (Zombie Hunter)
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 1 | View Replies]

To: smokingfrog

Darn you.


17 posted on 04/10/2014 6:57:00 AM PDT by null and void (The British declared war on the Tea Party. The Tea Party won! (Thanks mom!))
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 14 | View Replies]

To: smokingfrog
~snort~


18 posted on 04/10/2014 7:07:58 AM PDT by deoetdoctrinae (Gun-free zones are playgrounds for felons.)
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 14 | View Replies]

To: BobNative

I had a Win 7 32 bit machine that experienced the same issue - nothing I would do would allow it to work. I finally decided to bite the bullet and reinstalled Win 7 in the 64 bit configuration which I had been putting off because I did not know where all the software program disks were. NOW EVERYTHING IS GREAT and I added more RAM (which I could not do under 32 bit configuration - well I could add more than 4Gb but Win will not recognize it).


19 posted on 04/10/2014 7:25:39 AM PDT by Cheerio (Barry Hussein Soetoro-0bama=The Complete Destruction of American Capitalism)
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 1 | View Replies]

To: BobNative

I had a Win 7 32 bit machine that experienced the same issue - nothing I would do would allow it to work. I finally decided to bite the bullet and reinstalled Win 7 in the 64 bit configuration which I had been putting off because I did not know where all the software program disks were. NOW EVERYTHING IS GREAT and I added more RAM (which I could not do under 32 bit configuration - well I could add more than 4Gb but Win will not recognize it).


20 posted on 04/10/2014 7:25:53 AM PDT by Cheerio (Barry Hussein Soetoro-0bama=The Complete Destruction of American Capitalism)
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 1 | View Replies]


Navigation: use the links below to view more comments.
first 1-2021-28 next last

Disclaimer: Opinions posted on Free Republic are those of the individual posters and do not necessarily represent the opinion of Free Republic or its management. All materials posted herein are protected by copyright law and the exemption for fair use of copyrighted works.

Free Republic
Browse · Search
General/Chat
Topics · Post Article

FreeRepublic, LLC, PO BOX 9771, FRESNO, CA 93794
FreeRepublic.com is powered by software copyright 2000-2008 John Robinson