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Macromedia Flash

For several days, I have been unsuccessful in upgrading Macromedia Flash 5.0.44.0 to 6.0.79.0 (Win XP Pro SP1, IE 6.0.2800.1106 SP1). The Comcast home page indicates Flash is required (indicates About Flash 5 when right clicking) and the current Internet Explorer is recommended. In reviewing the system requirements of Flash 6 on the Macromedia site, it indicates that it plays only on the following: Compuserve 7 (2000 & XP only), AOL 7, Mozilla 1.0 or later, and Opera 6. I prefer to properly view my home page and brouse web sites with Internet Explorer. Also, now when I sign in to the home page, it displays weather for Philadelphia (I'm on the west coast)and the personal greeting is missing. Can Flash be upgraded to 6.0.79.0 on Win XP/IE?
Louise
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Re: Macromedia Flash

Try http://www.macromedia.com/support/flashplayer/ This will detect which flashplayer you currently have and offer to update to the latest version. There should be no problem with Flashplayer 6 and Internet Explorer. If you're still having a problem, please post again.

Also, try again to change your location for the weather on the homepage. Go to add/edit locations and enter your city or zip code. We had a short outage today that has been fixed.
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Re: Macromedia Flash

I have tried all the Macromedia troubleshooting steps, but have yet to have it successfully upgrade to Flash 6.0.79.0. The upgrade indicates that the installation is complete and shows a Flash logo graphic, but the version remains at 5.0.44.0. When I attempt to install the standalone and licensed intranet Flash versions, I receive Page Cannot Be Displayed messages. But, today, the home page does reflect the greeting and correct city weather.
Kevin
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Re: Macromedia Flash

Try uninstalling your current Flash Player first by doing the following.

Go to this page: http://www.macromedia.com/shockwave/download/alternates/ and get the second Uninstaller from the bottom of the Windows section (last one is for shockwave).

After you uninstall, reboot.

Then go to this page: http://www.macromedia.com/shockwave/download/download.cgi?P1_Prod_Version=ShockwaveFlash and click the Install Now button.

Reboot again, and you should be good to go. This has worked for me in the past when I have had problems getting rid of, or upgrading the Flash Player.
Frequent Visitor

Re: Macromedia Flash

Louise:
Maybe you should take Flash out of the
web page entirely.

I just don't understand why companies insist on being
"Fancy" at the risk of pissing off allot of people.
it's not hard to just have nice, small, plane old
graphical buttons.
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Re: Macromedia Flash

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