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I can't seem to install Adobe Flash.

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I went to a website, and it said I needed the latest flash player. I downloaded the installed from the Adobe site. When I ran it, it said that the windows\system32\MSHTML.dll file was bad. Is this part of Firefox? If you have any way to assist me, that would be great. Thank you.

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I think windows\system32\MSHTML.dll is a component of Internet Explorer, actually.

Can you try installing from the following page? These are "full" installers instead of the usual one that has to connect back to Adobe's site, so perhaps they will work better. Note there are different downloads for different browsers:

https://www.adobe.com/products/flashplayer/distribution3.html

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I think windows\system32\MSHTML.dll is a component of Internet Explorer, actually.

Can you try installing from the following page? These are "full" installers instead of the usual one that has to connect back to Adobe's site, so perhaps they will work better. Note there are different downloads for different browsers:

https://www.adobe.com/products/flashplayer/distribution3.html

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Thank you very much for solving the problem. I do not like using the Windows side of my PC, I would rather learn to use Ubuntu. I had no problem finding a solution there on my own. Internet Explorer seems to be a problem on my machine. I just successfully changed Firefox to my default browser. Again, thanks for the solution.