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Windows 7 and adobe flash player

by swervinxp / February 27, 2010 10:57 AM PST

How come you need to reinstall adobe flash player everytime I turn on my laptop?

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You shouldn't
by Jimmy Greystone / February 27, 2010 11:19 AM PST

You shouldn't... So if you are having to do this every time your computer starts, there is likely some deeper issue involved.

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by swervinxp / February 27, 2010 1:01 PM PST
In reply to: You shouldn't

You have any ideas where I can start to look for these issues?

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by CassandraF_WinTeam / March 1, 2010 4:38 AM PST
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Win7 x64 & Adobe Flash
by swlaw / March 1, 2010 6:21 AM PST
In reply to: Troubleshooter...

I have had this problem since i got my new computer with 64 bit win7. For a while it seemed to be that the 32 bit Flash was incompatible, though other 32 bit plug ins were ok. Then i found 64 bit flash, but it didn't cure the problem. No problem in Safari.

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nothing there
by swervinxp / March 1, 2010 2:25 PM PST
In reply to: Troubleshooter...

Took your advise but nothing worked well to describe my problem I'll go to a website like and it will say to download latest version of "adobe flash player activeX plugin"(it installs and works fine) in which i do but if i reboot or turn it off for some reason i have to reinstall the plugin all over again. This happens every time whether it is a reboot or just simply turn it off. if it helps i have a sony vaio model# VGN-NS325J(laptop) it came with vista but got the free upgrade to win7 disk from sony.

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by CassandraF_WinTeam / March 3, 2010 1:29 AM PST
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Win7 x64 & Adobe Flash
by swlaw / March 3, 2010 2:08 AM PST
In reply to: Adminstrator?

I've done that & it hasn't worked. if you google "win7 flash" this issue seems to be widespread and a software incompatibility. since both programs are in widespread use, and both companies well funded, hopefully a fix will come out soon

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