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Offline itstim

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cant download adobe flash player
« on: November 26, 2013, 09:35:43 PM »
I cant download adobe flash player....is avast stoping me from doing so ?  how do I correct?  Thank you !!!!!!!!!

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Re: cant download adobe flash player
« Reply #1 on: November 26, 2013, 09:58:22 PM »
Can anyone know but you?  Have you tried to access Adobe, a known trustworthy site, with Avast temporarily disabled? Would this not be a viable test, with some amount of safety?
« Last Edit: November 26, 2013, 10:00:27 PM by CitizenOfTheWorld »
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Re: cant download adobe flash player
« Reply #2 on: November 26, 2013, 10:02:48 PM »
I cant download adobe flash player....is avast stoping me from doing so ?  how do I correct?  Thank you !!!!!!!!!

Where are you trying to download it from ?
Or is this when using the avast software updater ?

Why can't you download it, e.g. what errors/messages are displayed ?

If I ever download it manually then this is where I get it from, http://www.adobe.com/products/flashplayer/distribution3.html.
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Re: cant download adobe flash player
« Reply #3 on: November 26, 2013, 10:15:50 PM »
Disable Avast Online Security add-on and try to download installer.

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Re: cant download adobe flash player
« Reply #4 on: November 26, 2013, 10:19:05 PM »
Disable Avast Online Security add-on and try to download installer.
I asked questions for you to answer, your decision!  I would, if I had your problem, Adobe is trustworthy, but I'm not you!
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Re: cant download adobe flash player
« Reply #5 on: November 26, 2013, 10:26:17 PM »
Disable Avast Online Security add-on and try to download installer.
I asked questions for you to answer, your decision!  I would, if I had your problem, Adobe is trustworthy, but I'm not you!
I don't understand you.I am trying to help OP.Someone had the same problem a few days ago and disabling AOS add-on was solution.
It is not a problem to enable it again after installer is downloaded.

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Re: cant download adobe flash player
« Reply #6 on: November 26, 2013, 10:54:02 PM »
Disable Avast Online Security add-on and try to download installer.
I asked questions for you to answer, your decision!  I would, if I had your problem, Adobe is trustworthy, but I'm not you!
I don't understand you.I am trying to help OP.Someone had the same problem a few days ago and disabling AOS add-on was solution.
It is not a problem to enable it again after installer is downloaded.

Sorry, I thought you were the OP, my bust! That's what I suggested they might want to try, if they felt good about it.  So far no response back.
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Re: cant download adobe flash player
« Reply #7 on: November 26, 2013, 11:02:17 PM »
I had to install it on IE11 yesterday and the only thing I had to disable/close were Skye and Internet Explorer.

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Re: cant download adobe flash player
« Reply #8 on: November 26, 2013, 11:13:08 PM »
If you are using Chrome, you don't need it. It's included with Chrome.
If you use Firefox or IE you will need it. The best way I found to download
Flash Player is via IE.  :)

edit: Chrome won't even allow you to download Flash.
        You must use either FF or IE.
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Re: cant download adobe flash player
« Reply #9 on: November 26, 2013, 11:26:17 PM »
If you are using Chrome, you don't need it. It's included with Chrome.
If you use Firefox or IE you will need it. The best way I found to download
Flash Player is via IE.  :)

edit: Chrome won't even allow you to download Flash.
        You must use either FF or IE.

You can download the Adobe flash plugin for Chrome. It fixes issues if you have lag on youtube videos etc.
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Re: cant download adobe flash player
« Reply #10 on: November 27, 2013, 02:49:39 AM »
As a web developer, I personally disapprove of websites that still use flash. I have long since uninstalled flash in favor of HTML5. Flash is also now disabled by default on many mobile devices.

You may also find this interesting: http://flashvhtml.com/

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