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Offline jraju

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Hi, I am using your free antivirus, and in the software updator tool, even when i installed the latest flash player from adobe.com, the status of flash player active x is shown as not upto date. Is there a bug, or should i do something to overcome. Every other status is correctly displaying.
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Re: update status of flash player active x is shown as not upto date
« Reply #1 on: May 03, 2014, 03:17:22 PM »
You've updated Flash Player Plugin, for Firefox.  Flash Player ActiveX shows as needing update.  They are separate install programs.  http://download.macromedia.com/get/flashplayer/current/licensing/win/install_flash_player_13_active_x.exe
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Re: update status of flash player active x is shown as not upto date
« Reply #2 on: May 03, 2014, 03:20:22 PM »
What OS/SP?
What version of the flash plugin do you have installed?
Did you install the latest version for IE as well as for other browsers?
Did you click the "refresh" button in the avast software updater?
You should have version : 13,0,0,206

And as Gopher said, adobe flash player and the flash activex plugin are two different things.

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Re: update status of flash player active x is shown as not upto date
« Reply #3 on: May 03, 2014, 03:36:08 PM »
I have installed the 13.0.0.206 from adobe.com
I have installed the avast 2014.9.0.2008,140503-0
My Os win 7 32
Where to download then, flash active x plug in. When i click the update button, that goes to the adobe flash player page in adobe.com.
I did refresh the button, but that does not solve my problem.
I have checked shock player plug in as 13.0.0.206.Why this error.
I am using firefox latest beta version

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Re: update status of flash player active x is shown as not upto date
« Reply #4 on: May 03, 2014, 04:18:52 PM »
You do need to close all browsers before installing flash and/or the activx plugin.
http://www.adobe.com/support/flashplayer/downloads.html

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Re: update status of flash player active x is shown as not upto date
« Reply #5 on: May 04, 2014, 01:37:39 PM »
Hi, when i tried to run the debug.exe in the link shown,by Eddy,
 it reports that this is not a valid win32 application.

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Re: update status of flash player active x is shown as not upto date
« Reply #6 on: May 04, 2014, 03:51:30 PM »
Just download the ActiveX version from the link I provided in my first reply to this thread and run it.  It will update Adobe ActiveX.
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Re: update status of flash player active x is shown as not upto date
« Reply #7 on: May 05, 2014, 04:26:28 AM »
Hi, Gopherjohn,
                             This has solved the problem. Thank you.
                               But should one go to this link for periodical updates on adobe activex?
                                  Is there no automated updates settings for this one.
                                      I have enabled the program to notify me before installing any updates and usually select to update. Pl

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Re: update status of flash player active x is shown as not upto date
« Reply #8 on: May 05, 2014, 06:10:13 AM »
There was a recent Windows Update released (KB2961887) that updated my IE flash version to current on Win 8.1. You should no t have to go to Adobe directly to update your IE flash but I'm glad it worked for you anyway.

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Re: update status of flash player active x is shown as not upto date
« Reply #9 on: May 05, 2014, 03:36:45 PM »
Hi, Gopherjohn,
                             This has solved the problem. Thank you.
                               But should one go to this link for periodical updates on adobe activex?
                                  Is there no automated updates settings for this one.
                                      I have enabled the program to notify me before installing any updates and usually select to update. Pl

I always manually update Adobe Flash.  Sometimes the automatic updates contain 'extras' tagging along.  I routinely uninstall the previous version ( even though that is supposedly no longer necessary ).

The link I provided was gleaned from http://www.adobe.com/products/flashplayer/distribution3.html (scroll down) and will contain the links to the latest versions.  Get the Flash uninstaller from http://download.macromedia.com/get/flashplayer/current/support/uninstall_flash_player.exe and run that during the uninstall before reinstalling.
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Re: update status of flash player active x is shown as not upto date
« Reply #10 on: May 05, 2014, 03:37:58 PM »
There was a recent Windows Update released (KB2961887) that updated my IE flash version to current on Win 8.1. You should no t have to go to Adobe directly to update your IE flash but I'm glad it worked for you anyway.

Those running Windows 7 and older still have to go to Adobe to get the updates.
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Re: update status of flash player active x is shown as not upto date
« Reply #11 on: May 05, 2014, 03:55:53 PM »
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Those running Windows 7 and older still have to go to Adobe to get the updates.

Thank you. I missed the fact the OP was specifically running Windows 7.

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Re: update status of flash player active x is shown as not upto date
« Reply #12 on: May 17, 2014, 07:25:01 AM »
Hi, Gopher john
                          I see this thread late but it is very useful. I uninstalled and then reinstalled, it took only a few minutes. Thanks for the tip. Eventhough i enabled notity me of replies, i did not receive the email alert from this site.

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Re: update status of flash player active x is shown as not upto date
« Reply #13 on: May 17, 2014, 04:19:48 PM »
You're welcome. 8)
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Hi, Gpher john

                The link active x is for 13 version. How to get the latest  active x. When i click the link, it asks me to save the file for version 13