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siljaline
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Adobe Flash Player 11.3.300.271

This is another unannounced release
Obtain via »get.adobe.com/flashplayer/
Avoid all third party annoyances such as Google Chrome, Google Toolbar, etc.

This must be done for every installed Browser on your machine.
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Littlem129
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1 recommendation

Thanks for the update!


art22gg
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1 recommendation

reply to siljaline

Thanks Sil...



Trooper
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reply to siljaline

Thanks as always for the heads up!
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gugarci
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reply to siljaline

Any change log. Unless it contains some security fixes I'm staying again with .262 since it works well on my PC's.

There might be some security fixes. I guess I'm going to be updating.
»helpx.adobe.com/flash-player/rel···1_3.html



therube

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Randallstown, MD

2 recommendations

Security updates: Adobe Shockwave, Reader/Acro, Flash Player



siljaline
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reply to gugarci

The Adobe Security Bulletin and Release Notes did not exist earlier, gugarci See Profile



gugarci
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reply to siljaline

I figured that. Anyway it's going to be a fun day. 4 more PC's to go that need MS Updates, Flash and Reader.
where Java?



siljaline
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reply to therube

Check the time stamp on the other post, therube See Profile



lordpuffer
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reply to siljaline

Thanks siljaline See Profile.



norwegian
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reply to siljaline

FYI, install issues here: »Re: Security updates: Adobe Shockwave, Reader/Acro, Flash Player


Mele20
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reply to siljaline

BEWARE! This just screwed up IE8. It messed up the Menu bar. I eventually had to use System Restore and I will not be updating Flash again on IE 8. Thank goodness it happened on a virtual machine where I have system restore running. On my host machine my disk is so full that system restore has not run in MONTHS.

I made a VMWare snapshot after I used system restore (my latest snapshot had been back in June) and tried again on IE. Latest Flash ruins the Menu bar. The fix for that problem which evidently is caused by many things (although has never happened to me before) did not work for me... I changed Windows theme to a hideous accessibility theme (also affected Fx and changed its theme) which I could not then change back (which was supposed to fix the IE menu bar problem) because all that happened when I pressed the keys was a screech from inside my computer. Hence, I finally had to use System Restore. I don't understand why Microsoft never fixed the Menu bar bug. I hope I never do anything again to trigger that...it's awful and it was triggered by this latest Flash install.
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therube

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reply to siljaline

Yes, I know.
I was going to do it the other way around, reference this thread in the other, rather then the other here, but as the other also mentioned Shockwave & Reader, thought I'd do it this way. (Since this was already here even thought the two should have been merged, but again, the other was more then just Flash...)



therube

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reply to Mele20

> BEWARE! This just screwed up IE8. It messed up the Menu bar.

How so?
Screenshot?
Nothing (not that I particularly use IE) odd here on my end that I'm noticing, XP SP3, IE8, Flash .271.



Dustyn
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reply to siljaline

Thanks!
No problems to mention with this update.



Cartel
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reply to Mele20

said by Mele20:

BEWARE! This just screwed up IE8. It messed up the Menu bar. I eventually had to use System Restore and I will not be updating Flash again on IE 8. Thank goodness it happened on a virtual machine where I have system restore running. On my host machine my disk is so full that system restore has not run in MONTHS.

I made a VMWare snapshot after I used system restore (my latest snapshot had been back in June) and tried again on IE. Latest Flash ruins the Menu bar. The fix for that problem which evidently is caused by many things (although has never happened to me before) did not work for me... I changed Windows theme to a hideous accessibility theme (also affected Fx and changed its theme) which I could not then change back (which was supposed to fix the IE menu bar problem) because all that happened when I pressed the keys was a screech from inside my computer. Hence, I finally had to use System Restore. I don't understand why Microsoft never fixed the Menu bar bug. I hope I never do anything again to trigger that...it's awful and it was triggered by this latest Flash install.

No problem with IE8 here...


Name Game
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reply to siljaline

said by siljaline:

This must be done for every installed Browser on your machine.

Don't be silly..Google Chrome does not need that update. Adobe Flash Player is directly integrated with Google Chrome and enabled by default. Available updates for Adobe Flash Player are automatically included in Chrome system updates.

If you want to use Adobe Flash Player in other browsers, you’ll need to separately download the Adobe Flash Player for those browsers.

»support.google.com/chrome/bin/an···r=108086
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Mele20
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reply to siljaline

Why the bad link with the garbage? Now I have to go find the other thread with correct link.

This is the clean link from the other thread.
»www.adobe.com/products/flashplay···on3.html

Why do you persist in posting the link with the garbage? ( I would have the correct link in bookmarks except I had a corrupted profile recently and had to go back to my orginal profile where bookmarks are not up to date).


GuruGuy

join:2002-12-16
Atlanta, GA
reply to Name Game

said by Name Game:

said by siljaline:

This must be done for every installed Browser on your machine.

Don't be silly..Google Chrome does not need that update. Adobe Flash Player is directly integrated with Google Chrome and enabled by default. Available updates for Adobe Flash Player are automatically included in Chrome system updates.

If you want to use Adobe Flash Player in other browsers, you’ll need to separately download the Adobe Flash Player for those browsers.

»support.google.com/chrome/bin/an···r=108086

I'm using the latest version of Chrome 21.0.1180.79 m and when I go to: »www.adobe.com/software/flash/about/

For Chrome it says the latest version available is 11.3.300.265. However, it says the version I'm using is 11,3,31,227. WTF is up with that?
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Name Game
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Google chrome reworks it..and gives it their own number.

»forums.techguy.org/virus-other-m···l-3.html


GuruGuy

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said by Name Game:

Google chrome reworks it..and gives it their own number.

»forums.techguy.org/virus-other-m···l-3.html

That link says nothing about google reworking it and giving it their own number.

The adobe number reflected SHOULD be the number that Chrome has already been assigned. Otherwise it is useless to be there to begin with.
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Never happen..and it will never be the same number since they rework it and it is in a sandbox..this is by agreement with the vendor and as i recall they pay for using it..but not sure on that point. Even had different files names

Note: The integrated Flash Player in Chrome has a different file name than the system plug-in. When you enable or disable plug-ins, ensure that you have identified the correct plug-in.

»helpx.adobe.com/flash-player/kb/···ome.html

Google Chrome Puts Sandbox Protection To Adobe Flash Player On Windows
»www.techno360.in/google-chrome-p···u-safer/

»groups.google.com/forum/#!topic/···B1-25%5D
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siljaline
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reply to Mele20

For lay people that are instructed to install the software without the Bell & Whistles, Mele20 See Profile the link posted at the top of this thread is my go-to link and has not failed me yet

I would not qualify the link as trash. It works. That's what matters.

Update as you choose and let others decide as they choose.

Simple enough.



Name Game
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..and a good link it is for any user to start out with no matter what browser they are running since it will tell you what to do next ,if you need it and what version you currently have.

In the case of google chrome one will get this message...

Your Google Chrome browser already includes Adobe® Flash® Player built-in. Google Chrome will automatically update when new versions of Flash Player are available.

Do you have a different operating system or browser?

To learn more about the enhanced support for Flash Player in Chrome, including information for developers, see this TechNote.


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Mele20
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But that link is trash. It wants to install McAfee!! Do you and siljane have some deal going with McAfee?

How can either of you claim that link is the one that "lay people that are instructed to install the software without the Bell & Whistles" should choose? The link I suggested, and that is in the other thread in this forum about Flash install, does NOT want to install any crap on your computer. It is the one that lay users that fit YOUR description should use, not the link you persist in foisting on users every time Adobe has a Flash update and then we end up with a second thread with the best link that doesn't try to fool users into installing McAfee or whatever garbage Adobe is pushing that month.

The better link simply lets you install Flash Player with nothing to confuse or mislead anyone like your link does. For users that are totally ignorant about computers, Flash update should be on automatic and you should not be giving them a link to any download page because it updates automatically (that auto update is not ideal but better than the totally ignorant user ending up with two antivirus programs conflicting and not knowing what to do)!

When you post here, you are posting for users who have some knowledge about computers but they can get distracted by the link you keep giving and accidentally install garbage along with Flash update so why give them that bad link? If that link had OPT IN to get the garbage (such as McAfee) also installed that would be ok but Adobe has deliberately made that OPT OUT in the hopes of ensnaring folks who are distracted and not paying enough attention to see that they need to uncheck that box. I don't believe Adobe should be rewarded for this despicable behavior. The clean link is what you should link to unless you are benefiting somehow from giving a crap link that Adobe hopes to fool users with.
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rcdailey
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I always check those Adobe instalers (and installers in general) for the other apps that are offered and uncheck them. Don't users here always do that regardless of the link offered in a post? That said, I am using an older version of Flash now because the newer ones don't work right on my system. So, I'll have to take my chances, but I'm pretty careful.
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GuruGuy

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Atlanta, GA
reply to Name Game

said by Name Game:

Never happen..and it will never be the same number since they rework it and it is in a sandbox..this is by agreement with the vendor and as i recall they pay for using it..but not sure on that point. Even had different files names

Note: The integrated Flash Player in Chrome has a different file name than the system plug-in. When you enable or disable plug-ins, ensure that you have identified the correct plug-in.

»helpx.adobe.com/flash-player/kb/···ome.html

Google Chrome Puts Sandbox Protection To Adobe Flash Player On Windows
»www.techno360.in/google-chrome-p···u-safer/

»groups.google.com/forum/#!topic/···B1-25%5D

Then what exactly is the point of Adobe putting a number on their page showing what the current version is supposed to be if it doesn't match the version of Chrome that you are running and it is some imaginary internal number that the user wouldn't know? My comment has nothing to do with plug-ins. Talking strictly latest Chrome browser with built-in adobe. If the adobe page says "x" is the latest version of "x" then it should match what I'm using. Otherwise the info is totally useless.
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Name Game
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Let's back up here..if you are really running google chrome and go to this page

»get.adobe.com/flashplayer/

It will not even tell you versions or numbers..it will tell you only..

"Your Google Chrome browser already includes Adobe® Flash® Player built-in. Google Chrome will automatically update when new versions of Flash Player are available.

Do you have a different operating system or browser?

To learn more about the enhanced support for Flash Player in Chrome, including information for developers, see this TechNote."
»helpx.adobe.com/flash-player/kb/···ome.html

And nothing else..so game over..you do not have to do anything or worry about version numbers.

It detects you have google chrome...so are you telling me you also run other browser than google chrome ? If that is the case then go to that site running that browser and get updated for it.
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jabarnut
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reply to siljaline

said by Mele20:

...

This is the clean link from the other thread.
»www.adobe.com/products/flashplay···on3.html
...

said by siljaline:

For lay people that are instructed to install the software without the Bell & Whistles, Mele20 See Profile the link posted at the top of this thread is my go-to link and has not failed me yet

I would not qualify the link as trash. It works. That's what matters.

Update as you choose and let others decide as they choose.

Simple enough.

While I agree with both of you to a certain extent, depending on the circumstances, seriously, siljaline See Profile. I think you'd be a lot happier with Mele's link in the future. No extra crap you have to avoid, and works flawlessly. I use that link exclusively for Flash.
(BTW, these are the same .exe installers I sometimes get from FileHippo, which are at times available there even before they are on the link Mele provided, amazingly).
I'm not saying it's not best to go directly to the vendors site, but I have no problem getting them from FileHippo either in this case. (One of the few sites site I happen to trust completely for downloads).
But Mele's link is my 'go-to' place for Flash for sure, and has been for quite a while.
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Name Game
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I disagree for the following reasons.

1.We are today talking about this update need...

Release date: August 14, 2012

Vulnerability identifier: APSB12-18

»www.adobe.com/support/security/b···-18.html

2.this was the previous update need before that one..

Release date: June 8, 2012
Vulnerability identifier: APSB12-14
For users who cannot update to Flash Player 11.3.300.257, Adobe has developed a patched version of Flash Player 10.x, Flash Player 10.3.183.20, which can be downloaded here.

»www.adobe.com/support/security/b···-14.html

As you see that one also gives you info on a version called 10.3.183.20.

Now if a user went to the link Mele20 suggested they would see two versions for users with Windows and Internet Explorer.

They are...

Flash Player 11.3.300.271

For Windows and Internet Explorer

and

Flash Player 10.3.183.20

For Windows and Internet Explorer

»www.adobe.com/products/flashplay···on3.html

So just going to the link directly...which one should they install.

I realize the newer one should be obvious...but think on that particular page they should have added info as to why 10.3.183.20 was still offered...because there is no mention of it at all at the link for Release date: August 14, 2012

Vulnerability identifier: APSB12-18
»www.adobe.com/support/security/b···-18.html

Then I will tell you that some people who have Windows and Internet Explorer and even try to install 11.3.300.271..it will not work...so guess what they should do ?
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