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"recently changed from I.Explor to Fire fox" "unable to down load adobe flash" "no yellow bar for edit options"

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"recently changed from I.Explor to Fire fox" "now unable to down load adobe flash" "cannot view video players on web sites" "there is no yellow bar for edit options" "adobe Flash exists is in add or remove programs"

URL of affected sites

http://adobe.com

"recently changed from I.Explor to Fire fox" "now unable to down load adobe flash" "cannot view video players on web sites" "there is no yellow bar for edit options" "adobe Flash exists is in add or remove programs" == URL of affected sites == http://adobe.com

Additional System Details

Installed Plug-ins

  • -Default Plug-in
  • Adobe Shockwave for Director Netscape plug-in, version 11.5
  • GEPlugin
  • Google Update
  • Next Generation Java Plug-in 1.6.0_17 for Mozilla browsers
  • NPRuntime Script Plug-in Library for Java(TM) Deploy
  • Adobe PDF Plug-In For Firefox and Netscape "9.3.2"
  • The QuickTime Plugin allows you to view a wide variety of multimedia content in Web pages. For more information, visit the QuickTime Web site.
  • Npdsplay dll
  • DRM Store Netscape Plugin
  • DRM Netscape Network Object

Application

  • User Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.1; en-US; rv:1.9.2.3) Gecko/20100401 Firefox/3.6.3

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Chris Ilias
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346 solutions 1914 answers
See [[How do I edit options to add Adobe to the list of allowed sites]]

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Trying to add Adobe Flash Player. Firefox' instruction say, "After you press the Download or Agree and Install now button, a yellow bar will appear at the top of the webpage. Click Allow." However, the yellow bar didn't appear. What do I do now?

Trying to add Adobe Flash Player. Firefox' instruction say, "After you press the Download or Agree and Install now button, a yellow bar will appear at the top of the webpage. Click Allow." However, the yellow bar didn't appear. What do I do now?
TXGuy 87 solutions 861 answers

The instructions on the Adobe page are incorrect and do not apply to current Firefox versions. Follow the instructions below.

Install/Update Adobe Flash Player for Firefox: your ver. N/A; current ver. 10.1 r53 (important security update 2010-06-10) Click on "Flash Player download page" in this article: Updating Flash -use Firefox to download and SAVE to your hard drive (save to Desktop for easy access) -exit Firefox (File > Exit) -In Windows, check to see that Firefox is completely closed (Ctrl+Alt+Del, choose Task Manager, click Processes tab, if "firefox.exe" is on the list, right-click "firefox.exe" and choose End process, close the Task Manager window) -double-click on the Adobe Flash installer you just downloaded to install/update Adobe Flash -when the Flash installation is complete, start Firefox, and test the Flash installation here: http://kb.adobe.com/selfservice/viewContent.do?externalId=tn_15507&sliceId=1

The instructions on the Adobe page are incorrect and do not apply to current Firefox versions. Follow the instructions below. <u>'''Install/Update Adobe Flash Player for Firefox'''</u>: your ver. N/A; current ver. 10.1 r53 ('''important security update 2010-06-10''') Click on "Flash Player download page" in this article: '''[http://support.mozilla.com/en-US/kb/Managing+the+Flash+plugin#Updating_Flash Updating Flash]''' -'''<u>use Firefox to download</u>''' and <u>'''SAVE to your hard drive'''</u> (save to Desktop for easy access) -exit Firefox (File > Exit) -In Windows, check to see that Firefox is completely closed (''Ctrl+Alt+Del, choose Task Manager, click Processes tab, if "firefox.exe" is on the list, right-click "firefox.exe" and choose End process, close the Task Manager window'') -double-click on the Adobe Flash installer you just downloaded to install/update Adobe Flash -when the Flash installation is complete, start Firefox, and test the Flash installation here: http://kb.adobe.com/selfservice/viewContent.do?externalId=tn_15507&sliceId=1 *<u>'''NOTE: On Vista and Windows 7'''</u> you may need to run the plugin installer as Administrator by starting the installer via the right-click context menu if you do not get an UAC prompt to ask for permission to continue (i.e nothing seems to happen). See this: http://vistasupport.mvps.org/run_as_administrator.htm *'''<u>NOTE for IE:</u>''' Firefox and most other browsers use a Plugin. IE uses an ActiveX version of Flash. To install/update the IE ActiveX Adobe Flash Player, same instructions as above, except use IE to download the ActiveX Flash installer. *Also see: http://kb.mozillazine.org/Flash ~~red:'''''and'''''~~ [[How do I edit options to add Adobe to the list of allowed sites]]