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Windows 7: Is Adobe flash player 16/ Pepper legit ?

16 Nov 2014   #11
Callender

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1
 
 
IE version of flash player

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by jonnyhillow View Post
I only use IE sporadically is why i ask . Very seldom overall but sounds like if you use it at all you need the IE version.
Well you don't actually need flash player for IE - it will still work as a browser but it won't display flash content. IE now has HTML player for supported videos. Personally I keep IE disabled and only enable it when needed.


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16 Nov 2014   #12
Tookeri

Windows 7 Pro 32
 
 

Do this for every browser you have, to show if and what Flash Player version it uses. Go to https://www.adobe.com/software/flash/about/

From there you can go to the "Player Download Center" to install a new version if there is one. I do this first in IE, then in Firefox, because it's different Flash Players installs. But because Firefox and Opera uses the same Flash player version I don't have to do the install for Opera. The easiest way to verify this is to go to the Flash about page in Opera, the first link in this post, after I installed the Flash Player for Firefox.

You can also go to the Windows Control Panel - Flash Player, tab "Advanced". It lists three different players:
  • Active-X (used in Internet Explorer)
  • NPAPI (used in plug-in based browsers like Firefox, Opera etc)
  • PPAPI (Pepper based browsers like Chrome) This shows "Not installed" for me
HTH
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16 Nov 2014   #13
jonnyhillow

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1
 
 

Thanks guys , I understand much better now .
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