1. Joined : Nov 2013
    Central Florida
    Posts : 322
    Win 7 Pro/32, Win 10 Pro/64/32
       08 Feb 2015 #1

    What's going on with Adobe Flash?

    I've worked on three PC's today, and each one is having the same problems with Flash.

    I get error messages that Flash is out of date and needs to be updated, but.....
    none of my attempts to update it have worked.

    What used to be so simple has become a bucket of worms. I've downloaded the latest version of 'Flash' a dozen times or more now, but none of them will install.

    Do any of yous guys know where or how to download a new copy of Flash that will actually install?
    Going to the Adobe download page just doesn't get it done.

    I'm at my wits end with this thing.

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  2. Joined : Jan 2014
    Oak Ridge TN, USA
    Posts : 23,934
    Windows 10 Pro x64
       08 Feb 2015 #2

    I just used this site: https://get3.adobe.com/flashplayer/update/plugin/
    And it worked just fine for me, at least.

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  3. Joined : Sep 2014
    DFW Area
    Posts : 374
    Windows 8&10
       08 Feb 2015 #3

    I have been having the same situation on my Windows 7 laptop with Firefox. After I saw your question, I looked up the System Requirements for Adobe Flash and it seems to say it needs a 2.33 GHZ processor. The processor on my laptop is 2.00 GHz, so not sure if this is causing the messages but I will reload it to see if it helps...

    I don't have it loaded on IE...
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  4.    08 Feb 2015 #4

    I use a program call Alternative Flash Player Auto-Updater.
    You can have run all the time and have it auto check for updates and download the update and auto install them.
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  5. Joined : Oct 2013
    Covington, Louisiana
    Posts : 535
    Windows 10 Pro 64
       08 Feb 2015 #5

    I get mine for here:

    Adobe Flash Player Distribution | Adobe

    What browser are you trying to update with flash?

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  6. Joined : Oct 2013
    Penns Forrest
    Posts : 3,506
    Win_8.1-Pro, Win_10.1607-Pro, Mint_17.3
       09 Feb 2015 #6

    Flash is integral to IE 11 - it won't update outside of Windows Update.

    There have been 3 or four flash updates in as many days - Flash is still badly broken and probably will be until it's eventual demise.
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  7. Joined : Jul 2014
    Posts : 6,943
    All kinds
       09 Feb 2015 #7

    Slartybart said: View Post
    Flash is still badly broken and probably will be until it's eventual demise.
    Which can't come soon enough.
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  8. Joined : Nov 2013
    Posts : 1,394
    Win-7Prox64 Win-8.1Prox64 Win-10Prox64
       11 Feb 2015 #8

    Sure can't come soon enough
    For anything different you would need to get the standalone shockwave player not the yucky shockwave object.
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