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Adobe flashplayer will not work on my 64 bit Windows 7 computer. How do I chage to 32 bit?

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Adobe says that Flashplayer will not work on 64 bit Windows 7 computers. I can't find how to change my browser to 32 bit.

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John99
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Adobe already have an experimental 64bit version out, however you are probably better sticking with the current releases and using a 32bit browser. Most browsers will be available in 32 bit versions.

For more information see this helpful Adobe article Flash Player on 64-bit operating systems

rwdick 0 solutions 3 answers

You may try right clicking screen, then "personalize" then click "classic". This works for programs that have not upgraded to 64 bit. When you finish do the same but click on "Windows 7" to return to 64 bit screen.