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Can't install Adobe flash player in firefox

Adobe Flash Player works well in Internet Explorer but I cannot download & install it in FireFox. I always get the error message "An error has occurred in the scrip… (tuilleadh eolais)

Adobe Flash Player works well in Internet Explorer but I cannot download & install it in FireFox. I always get the error message "An error has occurred in the script on this page. Line:883 Char: 37217 Error: error in loading DLL Code:0 URL:Http://127.0.0.1:53437/App/_js/main-merge.js Do you want to continue running running scripts on this page? Yes/No" Selecting either yes or no makes no difference and the error never changes. Closing the error results in a message from Adobe stating that it was unable to install the program. Their download version is now 12.0. Adobe Reader 10 downloaded & installed fine but Flash Player just won't do it.

Asked by CabinBob 7 mbliana ó shin

Answered by cor-el 7 mbliana ó shin

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Firefox Installer gives error "VCRUNTIME140_1.dll was not found"

I was cleaning out my hard drive and deleting old installs of Microsoft Visual Studio Redistributable packages, and I almost certainly deleted the one that Firefox relies… (tuilleadh eolais)

I was cleaning out my hard drive and deleting old installs of Microsoft Visual Studio Redistributable packages, and I almost certainly deleted the one that Firefox relies on.

I then attempted to start Firefox, getting the error, "The code execution cannot proceed because VCRUNTIME140_1.dll was not found. Reinstalling the program may fix this problem."

I uninstalled, following the clean install directions, and deleting the "Program Files/Mozilla Firefox/" directory.

Then, I ran the Firefox Installer, newly downloaded, and when running it, it gives the same error, "The code execution cannot proceed because VCRUNTIME140_1.dll was not found. Reinstalling the program may fix this problem." Selecting "Restore Defaults" has no effect either way. The installer then appears to complete in the background, and the Firefox directory is created, along with the executable.

When I run Firefox.exe, it seems to load the program, but any address I type in fails to begin loading. This includes websites (www.google.com) and help/utility pages (about:config). I'm therefore unable to change any settings within Firefox.

I then tried re-installing the "Visual C++ 2008" and "Visual C++ 2015-2019" packages in an attempt to restore that DLL, but that had no effect after repeating the same steps above (clean uninstall, re-install). Which VC++ Redist Package should I be re-installing? Ideally, I should be able to just get a copy of VCRUNTIME140_1.dll and place it where Firefox is looking for it.

Asked by trevorawestphal 1 bhliain ó shin

Answered by trevorawestphal 1 bhliain ó shin

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I can't open anything in my Downloads list

I can't open anything in my Downloads list. I've tried resetting firefox and I've also tried everything in your article "What to do if you can't download or save files" … (tuilleadh eolais)

I can't open anything in my Downloads list. I've tried resetting firefox and I've also tried everything in your article "What to do if you can't download or save files" but nothing helps. I tried to upgrade to the latest firefox to see if this helps but once I've hit the Download button, 1 minute later it appears in my downloads list and... same issue... I can't open it to run it! It's like it's crashed, because no amount of clicking on a download will activate anything. It seems like the Downloads list is dead! Also, (and I think this is linked), I cannot save web pages. I go though the motions and it looks like it's doing the right thing but the pages don't save - they just disappear into the ether! I'm on Windows Vista and have been downloading things happily for years, but suddenly this problem has occured and I've run out of ideas now... Please help!

Asked by Elephant02 8 mbliana ó shin

Answered by cor-el 8 mbliana ó shin

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Can I install and use two different versions of Firefox at the same time? If yes, how ?

The main use of the PC in my living room is as a media center. My GUI (Plex) runs in the browser and plays videos with VLC via a custom addon. Currently it is also used f… (tuilleadh eolais)

The main use of the PC in my living room is as a media center. My GUI (Plex) runs in the browser and plays videos with VLC via a custom addon. Currently it is also used for browsing from time to time and I need to keep that part of it secure. As Mozilla is about to break all my addons as well as force me onto 64 bit, I've no choice but to stop updating Firefox on that PC.

I found a old post (3 years old) about running two different versions of Firefox at the same time. https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/974208

Is it still possible to do this? Does the same methods still work?

I want to freeze my current 32 bit Firefox at v54.0.1 and use it only for local content. (I've already disabled updates on it)

Then I want to then install a second 64 bit Firefox v55, use it for internet, and allow it to update normally.

If this isn't possible I'll just have to switch to a different browser.

Asked by MadeUpName30 4 bliana ó shin

Answered by MadeUpName30 4 bliana ó shin

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Install and enable flash player in firefox

I have read too many misleading and uniformed statements about installing and enabling Flash Player in Firefox. However after reading way too many comments one little t… (tuilleadh eolais)

I have read too many misleading and uniformed statements about installing and enabling Flash Player in Firefox. However after reading way too many comments one little tidbit made as an afterthought by a respondent GOT MY ATTENTION. it said, " be sure Firefox is closed [as well as IE]. Everyone knows to down load and install one has Firefox OPEN because you go to the arrow and click on the executable. WRONG. You must close Firefox and go find the executable somewhere in your download folder and execute it from explorer. The Voila it all works fine and Shockwave shows up in your Add-ons ready for action. Hope this helps all.

Asked by desiarnaiz 4 bliana ó shin

Answered by Seburo 4 bliana ó shin

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Missing mozglue.dll when launching Firefox

Hi, I'm getting an error "The program can't start because mozglue.dll is missing from your computer. Try reinstalling the program to fix the problem." when launching Fire… (tuilleadh eolais)

Hi, I'm getting an error "The program can't start because mozglue.dll is missing from your computer. Try reinstalling the program to fix the problem." when launching Firefox. Firefox was working last night. I have Windows 7.

I have uninstalled Firefox and reinstalled it from latest version from Mozilla website but got same error when I launched Firefox again. I have tried reinstalling Firefox about 4 times but this did not help to fix the issue.

Would it help fix the issue if someone provides me a copy of mozglue.dll to place in C:\Program Files\Mozilla Firefox\ on my computer?

Please help. Thanks.

Regards, Andrew


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Hi, there seem to be a couple of other users affected by this reading this thread (judging by 30 users clicking "I have this problem too").

It would be helpful if you could chime in as well & report what antivirus software (& sandboxing software, if any?) you are using on your system. Also if you take a look into your Firefox program folder: Is the mozglue.dll file actually missing there?

Firefox program folder is in one of these locations:
Windows 32-bit users: C:\Program Files\Mozilla Firefox
Windows 64-bit users: C:\Program Files (x86)\Mozilla Firefox
~J99

Asked by andrewli7 5 bliana ó shin

Answered by philipp 4 bliana ó shin

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Found that Firefox 53.2.0 is available for XP but the link on that page to download only offer v.57. I'm trying to download on a Linux machine w/v.57.

Found existing message that Firefox 53.2.0 is available for XP, but the download link on the page only offers v. 57. I'm trying to download on a Linux machine that is ru… (tuilleadh eolais)

Found existing message that Firefox 53.2.0 is available for XP, but the download link on the page only offers v. 57. I'm trying to download on a Linux machine that is running v.40 which I will update, but still need the version for XP. The XP machine is airgapped so can't download directly.

Asked by b-wallen 3 bliana ó shin

Answered by James 3 bliana ó shin

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Can not create temp folder archive (7-zip)

Firefox did not function anymore then I removed it en now i want to reinstall but this message came: 7 zip Can not create temp folder archive How can i reinstall Firefox… (tuilleadh eolais)

Firefox did not function anymore then I removed it en now i want to reinstall but this message came:

7 zip

Can not create temp folder archive

How can i reinstall Firefox???

Asked by ajouw 8 mbliana ó shin

Answered by philipp 8 mbliana ó shin

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Enable JAVA plugin on Firefox 25 in Linux

Java is installed and running: java -version java version "1.7.0_45" Java(TM) SE Runtime Environment (build 1.7.0_45-b18) Java HotSpot(TM) 64-Bit Server VM (build 24.45-… (tuilleadh eolais)

Java is installed and running:

java -version

java version "1.7.0_45" Java(TM) SE Runtime Environment (build 1.7.0_45-b18) Java HotSpot(TM) 64-Bit Server VM (build 24.45-b08, mixed mode)

created symbolic link - pwd /home/kramer9/Images/firefox/plugins [kramer9@oc6138011027 plugins]$ ls -al lrwxrwxrwx. 1 kramer9 kramer9 49 Dec 13 12:34 libnpjp2.so -> /opt/java/64/jre1.7.0_45/bin/lib/i386/libnpjp2.so

Still no luck - ideas?

Asked by kramer9 7 mbliana ó shin

Answered by kramer9 7 mbliana ó shin

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My internet speed is good, but firefox download is very slow. Why?

I have a shared WiFi internet connection with 54.0 Mbps speed. Internet speed is good but Firefox installer downloads Firefox at very slow speed. It takes about 10 to 15 … (tuilleadh eolais)

I have a shared WiFi internet connection with 54.0 Mbps speed. Internet speed is good but Firefox installer downloads Firefox at very slow speed. It takes about 10 to 15 minutes in downloading Firefox. Please fix the problem if it is occurring through your end, else do tell me what can I do to get it better. Thank you.

Asked by Adi 7 mbliana ó shin

Answered by James 7 mbliana ó shin

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How to restore missing Firefox icon in Win 7 C:\Program Files (x86)\Mozilla Firefox

New computer running Win 7. Install FF no problem. But then the icon disappears from the Start Menu and from the Taskbar. When I go to the program location C:\Program Fi… (tuilleadh eolais)

New computer running Win 7. Install FF no problem. But then the icon disappears from the Start Menu and from the Taskbar.

When I go to the program location C:\Program Files (x86)\Mozilla Firefox there is only the generic icon for firefox.exe.

Program seems to work fine, but this is annoying. Thanks for the help.

Asked by bkohlerme 7 mbliana ó shin

Answered by Gingerbread Man 7 mbliana ó shin

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How to remove Yahoo Search from my Toolbar PERMANENTLY

I tried to remove Yahoo by uninstalling and re-downloading the latest version as previously instructed but it is still there on the new installation. I am not a technicia… (tuilleadh eolais)

I tried to remove Yahoo by uninstalling and re-downloading the latest version as previously instructed but it is still there on the new installation. I am not a technician and do not want to start searching or removing registry places. I never asked for this service to be placed on the Mozilla page and I watched very carefully when downloading the program but there was no tick or untick place. It would be appreciated if someone could please explain in simple terms how to get rid of it PERMANENTLY

Asked by Maggi 8 mbliana ó shin

Answered by Maggi 8 mbliana ó shin

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Can I change the day/date format from US (month day year) to UK (date month year)?

When I view databases through Firefox, the date/day format is set at month, day, year (US style), whereas I need day, month, year, I work in the UK and the "wrong" format… (tuilleadh eolais)

When I view databases through Firefox, the date/day format is set at month, day, year (US style), whereas I need day, month, year, I work in the UK and the "wrong" format is VERY confusing and could lead to errors/mistakes. IE has that format but I don't want to revert to using that.

Asked by 56Howdy 7 mbliana ó shin

Answered by Gingerbread Man 7 mbliana ó shin