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Windows 7: Flash doesn't work on Win7

24 Jan 2010   #1

Windows 7 / Ubuntu 9.10
Flash doesn't work on Win7

Hi everybody,

I'm new to Win7 (64 bits build). Everything worked fine until yesterday. For some reason Flash contents (videos, etc.) cannot be played anymore, either on Firefox or on IE8. No error message is showed, the browser just freezes.
I have updated both browsers and the plugins, but the problem persists and I have no idea of what to do.
Any suggestion?

Thanks in advance.

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24 Jan 2010   #2

Windows 7 Ultimate x64

It's because there is no 64bit flash yet.
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24 Jan 2010   #3

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Windows 7 Home Premium SP1, clean install, upgrade disc

When using flash, IE should just use the 32 bit. That is what happens to me.

Go to search go to all programs and make sure that you have IE on both the 32 and 64 bit platform. You should see IE 64 and just IE.
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 Flash doesn't work on Win7

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