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Windows 7: Adobe Flash Player

31 Mar 2012   #1

Windows 7 ultimate 64 bit
 
 
Adobe Flash Player

Adobe Flash will not stay installed on my system.
I have Windows 7 Ultimate - 64 bit with ie9.
Everytime I start my system, I have to install Flash PLayer.
When I shut it down, it deletes the program but the flash icon is present in control panel when I restart my system.
I have uninstalled Adobe Flash and reinstalled the lastest dwonload but it will not stay installed. When I save the program to "my documents or desk top and run the program, the icon disappears and the program installs only to delete upon shutting down.

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31 Mar 2012   #2

Windows 7 Ultimate 64 bit
 
 

first use the Adobe uninstaller. Do not reinstall, yet.

Uninstall Flash Player | Windows

Next, run sfc /scannow

SFC /SCANNOW Command - System File Checker

Let me know if it found anything.
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01 Apr 2012   #3

Windows 7 ultimate 64 bit
 
 

Scan found 450+ registry problems. I guess my PC tools registry cleaner program doesn't fully clean.
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01 Apr 2012   #4

Windows 7 Ultimate 64 bit
 
 

Appears you system is gummed up, let's clean it up.

Download and install CCleaner. Use the registry button a few times to keep cleaning until it does'nt find any more.

CCleaner - Download.com

Download Glary Utilies.

http://download.cnet.com/Glary-Utili...-10508531.html

Let me know the results.
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01 Apr 2012   #5
JMH

Win 7 Ultimate 64-bit. SP1.
 
 

I note you used PC Tools Registry Cleaner....

Are you in the habit of running "Registry cleaners?" (e.g., Registry Mechanic; System Mechanic; RegCure; RegClean Pro; Advanced SystemCare; AVG PC TuneUp; Norton Registry Cleaner; PCTools Optimiser; SpeedUpMyPC; CCleaner Registry Cleaner)

Generic advice -
If you do not have knowledge of the registry, then you would probably be better off leaving it alone, and definitely not placing blind trust in a program to do the job for you.

To advise anyone that a "Registry Cleaner" works, and that it will fix or speed up their machine {or all the other nonsense that is often propagated about these things} can mislead people.

Should you decide to go ahead -
Make sure you have
1.a current System Restore point created.
2.a recent "Back up" of your computer- preferably to an external HD.


FYI

http://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/w...0-b7be06c43047

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Suggest you run SFC at least 3 times.
Reboot after each one completes.
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01 Apr 2012   #6

Windows 7 ultimate 64 bit
 
 

Ran cleaner until no files found.
Ran utility several times, 4+, found same two reg entries:HKEY_classes_ROOT\typelib(key #)\helpdir each time utility ran. Will not delete.
Each had different reg #'s
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01 Apr 2012   #7

Windows 7 ultimate 64 bit
 
 

I have current system restore point and have backed up system to external hd.
What's SFC?
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01 Apr 2012   #8
JMH

Win 7 Ultimate 64-bit. SP1.
 
 

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