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Windows 7: Latest Version of Adobe Flash Player


08 Jan 2013   #621
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 8.1 Enterprise
 
 

Thank you Catalin. First post updated.


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14 Jan 2013   #622

Windows 7 Enterprise 64-bit
 
 

I got this version earlier today (had to reboot after applying some maintenance & it appeared). I am keeping half an eye on the Austalian Open Tennis. That means I've got 4 live streams coming in from 4 different courts simultaneously. This version of Flash is exhibiting a nice improvement. Used to be that you couldn't have more than one stream in full screen mode at one time. I currently have 4 full screen sessions going at once. I can "surf" the 4 channels by hovering the mouse over the icon for Flash in the Taskbar & then moving it back & forth over the cascade of thumbnails that appears above it. (Or Ctrl+t, UpArrow, and then Left/Right Arrow.) Each channel appears behind the thumbnails. If I want to actually watch one, I click it (Enter). Otherwise, I just move the mouse out of the way (Esc) & focus reverts to whatever besides TV I'm looking at on the system. Very cool!

As for the whole business of protected mode that I've griped about a few times in this discussion in the past, I just don't have the mental energy to check that again right now. I may try it after another couple of releases but for now, I just don't care enough about it to verify whether that's been fixed. I'm taking my chances running unprotected. I must say I think my chances are very remote that I'll suffer anything bad, what with all the other protective tools I've got running here (Spybot, MalwareBytes, AVGFree, MSSecurity Essentials, my own engaged, informed way of operating).
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15 Jan 2013   #623

Windows 7 Enterprise 64-bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by WildWilly View Post
This version of Flash is exhibiting a nice improvement. Used to be that you couldn't have more than one stream in full screen mode at one time. I currently have 4 full screen sessions going at once.
It was nice while it lasted. After a couple of hours, it just quit acting like that. It has reverted to its old behavior, which is that even if you don't explicitly exit full screen mode, switching focus away from a Flash full screen window closes the full screen. The Flash stream window is still there but you have to reinstate the full screen to get it back. So if you try to switch to a second stream to put it into full screen as well, you lose the first full screen. Back to one at a time.

I suspect that closing all streams & browser windows & relaunching Firefox from scratch will bring it back, maybe for a few hours. Maybe there's a memory leak. Maybe there's some global system memory usage threshold that if you cross, Flash can't handle multiple simultaneous full screens any more. I'm just guessing. Whatever. It's not like it's that big a hardship. It would just be nice if it acted consistently.
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21 Jan 2013   #624

windows 7 Ultimate 32 bit
 
 

Flash player is annoying. It asks me to update it, and when I do, after some time, it says that the update can't be installed. Also, I tried reinstalling it. But flash doesn't work. Hence Youtube doesn't work.
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21 Jan 2013   #625

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Win 7 Pro 64-bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by techna View Post
Flash player is annoying. It asks me to update it, and when I do, after some time, it says that the update can't be installed. Also, I tried reinstalling it. But flash doesn't work. Hence Youtube doesn't work.
Try using the official Adobe Flash uninstaller. Then reinstall the latest version. (Don't forget to uncheck any unwanted "stuff" like additional browsers, toolbars, etc.)

Uninstall Flash Player | Windows

Adobe - Install Adobe Flash Player
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07 Feb 2013   #626

The 8.1 OS made by Billy Microsoft
 
 

New version available...
11.5.502.149
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07 Feb 2013   #627
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 8.1 Enterprise
 
 

Thank you Catalin. First post updated.
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12 Feb 2013   #628

Windows 7 Professional SP1 64-bit
 
 

A new Flash player version is already out:
Adobe Flash Player 11.6.602.168
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12 Feb 2013   #629
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 8.1 Enterprise
 
 

Thank you Mickey. First post updated.
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12 Feb 2013   #630

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 7 Home Premium x64 SP1
 
 

Thanks Mickey

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