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Windows 7: Adobe Flash Player not working

06 Oct 2017   #1
WyattWhiteEagle

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1
 
 
Adobe Flash Player not working

I recently installed Adobe Flash Player 27 APPAPI but when my comp needs it...it tells me to install Adobe Flash Player.

Event viewer has no information (as far as I can see).

How might I find and solve the problem?


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06 Oct 2017   #2
Ranger4

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit sp1
 
 

What browser are you using?. The one you have mentioned is for Chrome & Opera, but Internet Explorer needs a different one.

This Adobe website might help you get the right one.

Adobe Flash Player - Debug Downloads
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06 Oct 2017   #3
Alejandro85

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

There is no such thing as a "APPAPI" Flash. What one did you install? There are 3 different builds of Flash Player:
- PPAPI: For Chrome browser and its clones.
- ActiveX: For Internet Explorer, browsers that use its engine and often most (if not all) other desktop programs.
- NPAPI: For every other browser out there.

You can install some or all 3 of them at the same time, according to where you need to use it. Personally I always install all 3 so I can forget about this. The official download site lets you chose which one to download.
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06 Oct 2017   #4
WyattWhiteEagle

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

I'm using Google Chrome as my default browser but most of what i do needs the ActiveX build.

I'm sorry I failed to be more precise about which build is installed. I installed Adobe Flash Player 27 PPAPI.

Are there different settings with each build that requires customizing for them to work when they need to and not have any problems?
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06 Oct 2017   #5
Sky Ranch

Windows 7 Home 64-bit
 
 

In newer versions of Chrome, Flash Player is disabled by default. You need to get into Chrome settings (advanced>content settings>Flash Player) to enable it, or your could keep it disabled across the board and simply add specific websites that need FP to an inclusion list.
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06 Oct 2017   #6
WyattWhiteEagle

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

I opted to install all 3 builds.

Things are going more smoothly.

Now there are hopes that there are no conflicts. Time will tell.
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