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Adobe Flash Player Non-IE: Must it Be Removed To replace It?

I have a Dell Dimension 3000 with WinXP, and I am using
Adobe Flash Player (AFP) which of course comes in two varieties, IE and non-IE. Somewhere along the line I got instructed to remove AFP before replacing it when a new
rendition becomes available.
I use File Hippo Update Checker to check on updates.
So,say I see a notification, AFP Non-IE is ready for replacement. I can if I like download it from FileHippo.
Fine, FH is a very safe depository, but: MUST I UNINSTALL
AFP? Please explain in terms of IE asd well as Non-IE AFP.
Thanks!

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Let me be very blunt.

Given the bugginess of all this, use what ever works.

It's been over a decade and there is no sign that XP issues are going to be cured. Again, go with what works.
Bob

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Adobe Flash Player Non-IE: Must it Be Removed To replace It

Thanks! Now,I will turn the question around about,by your leave,please, sir. I am a leisured individual. Is there any danger in removing AFP Non-IE totally,and replacing it as each rendition becomes obsolete? Is that harmful?
ADVISE.

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Re: AFP

The Flash install program is designed in such a way that it totally replaces the previous version. No need to delete it manually.
We only use the Flash uninstaller in case of unexplainable errors during the update.

Kees

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Kees B: AFP, Both IE and Non-IE

Thanks Kees B, much obliged. I am taking it that for both IE and Non-IE AFP, I can just use File Hippo downloads to replace outmoded AFP. Is that right? I will cease hassling you if youcan just affirm or deny this.
Kindest regards!

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