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Maunaul Installation of Flash player

by DeastCCM / August 10, 2011 8:59 AM PDT

I use to be able to go the the trouble shoot page for installing flash player and there would be an option for manual intstall. I used that to bypass all the adobe air and other stuff
Today I went to that page and there was no option for manual install

I use Vista 32 bit OS and Internet Explorer

has this option been taken away from users?

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I Do It This Way...
by Grif Thomas Forum moderator / August 10, 2011 12:24 PM PDT

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:

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

Hope this helps.


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thanks Griff, slight confusion here for me
by DeastCCM / August 11, 2011 3:44 AM PDT
In reply to: I Do It This Way...

Thanks Griff
I also had checked on the ADOBE forums site

The one from the troubleshooting page( is
this is different than your link, but appears to download the same item as your link does

An ADOBE staffer gave this link

do they all lead to the correct download of flash player ?

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It's Easy To Determine The Downloaded Files Version Number
by Grif Thomas Forum moderator / August 11, 2011 10:20 AM PDT

After the download, simply hover your mouse of the file on your desktop. You'll see the version number..

And yes, Flash was original under the Macromedia name and apparently, Adobe is still using the old URL at this time.. Personally, I use the links I provided because they seem to be updated a little faster, then download the most recent version, and I've not had problems with them. Although each link may provide a file by the same name, some of them give older versions of the same file.

Use the one that works for you.

Hope this helps.


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