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How to unistall Macromedia Flash Player 8

by emil.sekula / June 25, 2007 3:47 AM PDT

Hello
I have some question. Does somebody know how to uninstall Macromedia Flash Player 8. I have it in my Add/Remove programs but there is no option to uninstall.

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Re:
by emil.sekula / June 25, 2007 4:06 AM PDT
In reply to: Link only.

I have done it but it doesn't work, I have still in my Add/Remove list Macromedia Flash Player 8.

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Re: uninstalling Flash
by Kees Bakker / June 25, 2007 4:37 AM PDT
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It might be in your add/remove list, but is it still present on your machine? Try a site you know to have flash and view it in your browser(s).
If it's gone, and the only remnant is the entry in this list, you can remove that from regedit. Or just let it be.

Kees

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by emil.sekula / June 25, 2007 4:56 AM PDT
In reply to: Re: uninstalling Flash

No, it is not in my computer. How do it with regedit ?

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Try Removing It From Add/Remove Programs This Way..
by Grif Thomas Forum moderator / June 25, 2007 6:55 AM PDT
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by emil.sekula / June 25, 2007 6:20 PM PDT

My Registry doesn't have this key: [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall]

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That's strange.
by Kees Bakker / June 25, 2007 6:36 PM PDT
In reply to: Re:

It's what Windows uses to display the list you mention. Can you tell (exactly and detailed) how you did this, and how far you came?

If you really can't find it, just let it sit there and don't mind. You say the software is removed, and that's what matters.

By the way, can you tell why you want flash removed? I find more and more sites, where you really need flash to use them. I use Flashblock in Firefox, so I can such an applet when needed, and just see an arrow normally. That's a rather good compromise between ease of use and download speed.

Kees

Kees

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Try this
by tomron / June 25, 2007 10:49 PM PDT
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HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall


Also try Add-Remove Pro 2.10

Tom

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Emil, Which Operating System?
by Grif Thomas Forum moderator / June 26, 2007 12:24 AM PDT
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If it's a Windows operating system, it should have the registry key indicated.. Once you get to the "Uninstall" key, click on the + sign and you'll see a number of listings. ON this XP PRO computer, then Flash entry is at the path below:

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\Adobe Flash Player ActiveX

Hope this helps.

Grif

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Try on this path
by yohanhasitha / February 18, 2011 1:18 PM PST

C:\WINDOWS\system32\Macromed\Flash\FlashUtil10l_ActiveX.exe

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Topic Necromancing is not, quite, welcomed anymore.
by LucJPatenaude / February 18, 2011 2:46 PM PST
In reply to: Try on this path

Anyway, that person must have both fixed it and forgot about Cnet's Forums ever since and, got itself a way better machine since 2007. Almost 4 years ago(by June of this year-2011).
Happy

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