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Google Chrome and Adobe Flash Player

by styan1 / May 17, 2013 11:14 AM PDT

My browser is the latest version of Google Chrome.
When opening sites to watch videos, it tells me to install Adobe Flash Player although I understood that Google Chrome automatically downloads and updates Flash Player !

Besides, it seems having 2 Adobe Flash players will cause Google Chrome to crash !

Please I need to know if I ought to install Flash Player or not. Thanks for any clarification/help.

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I wouldn't worry about crashing,
by Oldartq / May 20, 2013 5:40 AM PDT

because you probably could not install both in the same computer if it's anything like windows. Does it works ok without installing a new flash player. I am not familiar with google chrome but I believe it's a bit different then windows. Are you sure the flash player has already be install? But for some reason, the website just see it there. I am saying this because in linux the flash player don't get install automatically like in windows.

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Seems fine here.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / May 24, 2013 9:48 AM PDT

Is this a worry or a real issue? Here, and at the office I have yet to see this issue. My guess is someone is fretting about this.
Bob

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