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  1. #1

    Member Since
    Mar 17, 2011
    Surrey, UK
    Firefox and FlashPlayer Problem

    We have an iMac (OS 10.4.11) which has happily been running Firefox with Adobe flashplayer plug-in since new.
    Unfortunately, my wife decided to "tidy up" and now Firefox doesn't have the flash plug-in.

    I've tried re-installing Flash Player (10.2), which gives no errors, but Firefox still won't open .swf files or open flash-based video streams (e.g. BBC iPlayer).

    Any help would be most appreciated.

    Thanks -- MegaMogs

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    jeffk's Avatar
    Member Since
    Dec 21, 2007
    NE Ohio
    27" iMac, 17" MacBook Pro, 13" MacBook, iPhone 3G, iPhone 4, AppleTV2 (x2), iPad1
    I'd remove and reinstall Firefox and then re-install the Flash Player for it.

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    Phacade's Avatar
    Member Since
    Feb 09, 2011
    Hong Kong
    21" 3.6GHz Core i5 iMac, 12GB Crucial RAM
    I'd remove and reinstall the wife.
    21" 3.6GHz Core i5 iMac "Sputnik" ■ 12GB Crucial RAM ■ Monsoon flat-panel speakers ■ HP P1006 LaserJet printer ■ Full Keyboard ■ Canoscan 9000F flatbed scanner ■ ...and then of course me (being a narcissist, I consider this to be the most important mod).

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    Jan 23, 2008
    Keller, Texas
    Late 2013 27" iMac, iPad 3, iPhone 6s+, iPhone 7+, 3 iPods, Sierra
    Just reinstalling the Flash Player is not going to help. You also must reinstall the FF plugin that utilizes the Flash Player. Without the plugin, it won't work.

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    Member Since
    Jan 22, 2010
    Victoria, BC
    Mid-2012 MBP (16GB, 1TB HD), Monoprice 24-inch second monitor, iPhone 5s 32GB, iPad Air 2 64GB
    This is a sign from god that you should be using Safari.

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