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adobe flash player

Hi, I have Windows Vista 32 bit and can install Adobe Flash Player and it works fine. But when i shut down the computer and restart and try to watch a video on youtube or anywhere else for that matter I get a message saying I need to install Adobe Flash Player. This has been happening for quite a while now. It doesn't matter whether I use IE, or Firefox can anyone help?
Thank You

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Try Chrome

In reply to: adobe flash player

Go to and download the Chrome browser to see if that makes a difference. However I'm wondering if you've checked for viruses in Safe Mode. It seems rather strange that both IE and Firefox would both have this problem if you've already install the flash player. You're not confusing the flash player with the Adobe Acrobat reader, are you?

Good luck.

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Adobe Flash Player

In reply to: Try Chrome

Thanks for your help, I checked for viruses in safe mode but the same thing still is occuring. I also downloaded Chrome and that works the only thing is I don't really like Chrome. Oh well I guess you can't have your cake and eat it too! Once again thanks for your help.........Joseph

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Tried Installing It Manually Like This?

In reply to: Adobe Flash Player

First, uninstall Flash by using the Flash Uninstaller at the link below..

After that's done, then download the appropriate manual Flash player installer from the link below. If running two browsers, you may need both installers.

Flash Player for IE 32& 64 bit:

Flash Player for Non-IE browser (Opera, Firefox etc):

If that doesn't fix the problem, then follow the Adobe instructions below:

Hope this helps.


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