Windows 7 - Need help with Flash Player, it suddenly stopped working
I recently got (for Christmas) an ACER ASPIRE laptop with Windows 7 Home Premium. Everything seemed to be working fine - YouTube, Game sites, etc. Suddenly, it stopped working. I'm assuming that because I cannot do anything that needs Flash Player, that maybe
Adobe came out with a new version of Flash Player or something, in which case I would need to download it. After quite a few hours of research, I encountered something over and over about how you couldn't get flash player on a 64 bit operating system. I'm
so confused. I read something on Adobe.com that said I could use Flash Player on a 32 bit browser on my 64 bit system, but the only available step by step instructions were for XP or Vista. Does no one care about glitches with Windows 7?
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You have both 32-bit and 64-bit versions of Internet Explorer installed on Windows 7.
Flash Player will install on the 32-bit version.
Click on this link http://www.microsoft.com In the browser window that opened, go to IE> Help> About Internet Explorer. If there's no mention of 64-bit, then the 32-bit version is opening by default, as
it it should be. If there's no "Help," hitting the Alt key will make the standard Menu Bar (and "Help") appear.
If 32-bit IE8 is not opening by default, you can create a shortcut to it. Starting at Computer, browse to [C:\Program Files (x86)\Internet Explorer\iexplore.exe] that's the 32-bit version of IE8. Create a shortcut to it on the desktop.
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Using 32-bit IE8, download and save to the desktop the Flash Player Uninstaller http://kb2.adobe.com/cps/141/tn_14157.html