OS: WinXP Pro x64, fully patched (sp2)
Browsers: IE8, Firefox 4.0.1, Chrome (most recent version as of 6/15/11)
IE8 - cannot read Flash/Shockwave test page: tab crashes with Windows crash of something regarding "AutoComplete".
Firefox 4 - Shockwave plugin appears to be installed, but plugin not detected on Flash/Shockwave test page (Shockwave area of page is blank).
Chrome - "Missing plugin" for Shockwave.
All previous versions of Shockwave worked perfectly on this computer in all browsers.
Any ideas? Was this version of Shockwave tested on WinXP x64?
I uninstalled (from Add/Remove Programs) and reinstalled about 7 times, all with the same result. Is the downloadable Shockwave uninstaller worth a try?
When SW is installing, the "details" show that the files are being installed to /Windows/System32/Adobe, but no such folder exists. On this and all x64 systems, the files are put into /Windows/SysWOW64/Adobe. I don't know if the messages make any difference.
This error is in the System event viewer:
Generate Activation Context failed for C:\WINDOWS\system32\Adobe\Shockwave 11\DYNAPLAYER.DLL. Reference error message: The system cannot find the path specified.
As I mentioned earlier, there is no C:\WINDOWS\system32\Adobe\Shockwave 11 directory, Shockwave was installed to C:\WINDOWS\SysWOW64\Adobe\Shockwave 11.
Looks like a bug to me. Is there a workaround?
This is a user forum. And since I don't have a 64-bit system yet, I cannot try it out myself.
You can file a bug report at https://www.adobe.com/cfusion/mmform/index.cfm?name=wishform