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Name Game
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Re: Adobe Flash Player 11.3.300.271

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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jabarnut
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said by Name Game:

..so guess what they should do ?

Punt?

All kidding aside, I see where you're coming from. Some people can get easily confused. (Hell, I'm easily confused).
But certainly for most who hang out around here, they know what they're looking for...(including siljaline, I'm sure).
But hey, as long as your boat continues to float, all should be well.
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Name Game
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No..wait for half time and call in the old guys

10.3.183.20 is the latest version for IE 6 SP1 and the last version

I am surprise adobe even renders their site for IE6..and thought someone told me last week they could not get there with IE6 and had to installed another client browser.
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jabarnut
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said by Name Game:

...
I am surprise adobe even renders their site for IE6..and thought someone told me last week they could not get there with IE6 and had to installed another client browser.

They do that strictly for Dude111 See Profile.
He has special privileges when it comes to IE 6.
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Name Game
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said by jabarnut:

said by Name Game:

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I am surprise adobe even renders their site for IE6..and thought someone told me last week they could not get there with IE6 and had to installed another client browser.

They do that strictly for Dude111 See Profile.
He has special privileges when it comes to IE 6.

good..have to look out for our buddies.
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kickass69

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reply to Name Game
There's still plenty of people using 10.3.183.20 because of all the screw ups Adobe has been releasing since they started sandboxing and who knows what other 'tweaks' with Flash 11.3.


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said by kickass69:

There's still plenty of people using 10.3.183.20 because of all the screw ups Adobe has been releasing since they started sandboxing and who knows other 'tweaks' with Flash 11.3.

And old/unsupported OSes like Mac OS X 10.5.8 and W2K SP4.
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said by antdude:

And old/unsupported OSes like Mac OS X 10.5.8 and W2K SP4.

Hey, I have an 11yr-old Win2K-SP4 box! I have Flash 11.1.102.63 (last version to install on Win2K) on it but to be honest I don't browse on it much. Mostly a backup machine these days. That said it works fine although a bit slow.
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Name Game
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Yup version to download for Win2k

»www.oldapps.com/flash_player.php···ows_2000


StuartMW
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Well Adobe says Flash 10.x was the last to work on Win2K but 11.1.102.63 does install and operate
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Name Game
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said by StuartMW:

Well Adobe says Flash 10.x was the last to work on Win2K but 11.1.102.63 does install and operate

Yes J Fortune figured out how to do that version also in this thread and passed it along..do you recall having to do something similar?
»bugbase.adobe.com/index.cfm?even···=3120661


StuartMW
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said by Name Game:

...do you recall having to do something similar?

All I did was download and install it. I did nothing special.

There's no Control Panel Applet in Win2K but above is what Adobe's website shows. Looks like I got the version wrong: it's 11.1.102.55.
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jabarnut
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I kind of like this link for testing Flash.
»www.adobe.com/software/flash/about/
Lets you know what version you have installed, as compared to the latest versions for Windows, Mac, Chrome, Linux, etc.

(Why did I reply to myself? I didn't really need to know this).


Name Game
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It's the link I already suggested people use first to start out the "process" and at that link I can also block the advertisment that adobe has to smack you in the face.