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Windows 7: IE9 - No Flash

15 Mar 2011   #11

Windows 8 Pro

thanks for the calrification airbot i didnt knew that.I thought 64 bit browsers work just on 64 bit computers

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15 Mar 2011   #12

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1

They do of course, but the "Square flash" is only given for the 64 bit browser. If you only run a 32 bit browser, you only need the 32 bit regular Flash, not the "Square" version. If you use both 32 and 64 bit browsers, you could install both the regular flash and the "Square" version one. Think of it as the bit version browser, not bit version Operating System.
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16 Mar 2011   #13

HP Win7 Pro x64 | Custom Win7 Pro x64

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by z3r010 View Post
BTW you can opt to use html5 rather than flash to play most youtube videos here - YouTube - Broadcast Yourself.
This is the only thing that has worked for me, thank you so much. Had I known of this I'd have instantly switched over to the html5 trial.

Before doing this, IE9, and FF4, both would not play flash video, but only at youtube, although the only other site I tested was google video, which did work.

I've tried uninstalling/reinstalling flash, and flash square. The problem started in IE9, I right away went over to FF*32 to see if the problem was there as well and it was.

No matter what video I select, it just displays a black solid color, no information, no attempt whatsoever at loading anything, at all. I've never seen anything like this, and it absolutely happened entirely at random just about 45 minutes ago.

Here's how it looks:

Update: The HTML5 option is working in Firefox 4, nothing I've done has fixed IE9.
Update 2: I finally solved the issue, for now, lets see if it holds out. For some reason, switching over to the HTML5 option, even though it didn't work for IE9, then, completely removing all Adobe software, then, installing flash square, and then, normal flash player, finally it works. I switched back to flash from HTML5 and all is well, and after a reboot. Also, it only worked in that order, I'd done all of this a number of times, strange.

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28 Oct 2012   #14

Windows 7 Home Premium 64-Bit

Hi all,

I also experienced this issue, and it's normally an easy fix.

Click the cog/gear symbol (Tools) in the top right of the browser (or Alt+X) and select "Manage add-ons" from the drop-down menu which appears.

From the list which appears, ensure that "Shockwave Flash Object" is set to "Enabled".

If you're still experiencing issues, or for a full walthrough-talkthrough with screenshots, there is a more detailed troubleshooting guide on the Adobe Community website: Adobe Community: Enabling Flash Player in Internet Explorer 9

I hope this helps!

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