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    Flash Player in Firefox Problem
    I am at wits end! I have an iMac with OS 10.5.8, with Safari and Firefox browsers installed. I needed to update the Firefox browser and also the Flash player. No video plays now. I get messages on You Tube about "some plugins required by this page have been blocked for your protection" and on other sites, "install Adobe Flash Player". I have tried uninstalling the Flash player and reinstalling. Nothing works. Can someone help? Or should I just trash Firefox and download another browser?

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    Is your iMac powerPC or intel?
    In Firefox, go to the tools menu >Add-ons >Plugins andtell us what it says for version of Shockwave Flash (or Adobe Flash).

    Did you get the Flash installer (.dmg) file directly from Adobe.com?

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    Intel ... Shockwave flash is marked disabled due to security issues. As far as I know the installer came from Adobe.

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    Specs:
    13in macbook - 10.11 --- 21in. iMac 10.11 --- HP win 8
    If it's disabled it's because it's an older version. Firefox does this. Go to Adobe and install the latest version.
    Should be 11.3.300.257
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    The version you specify is for a later operating system than mine; Adobe specifies the version I downloaded. It's 10.3.183.20.

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    I hadn't noticed that before (lower version for 10.5). Time to upgrade your OS X - 10.6 is only $29 from Apple or Amazon.

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