Could somebody help me and tell me how I can simply downgrade to the flash player version before this last update (11.3.300.257) without having to read pages of instructions or guess which file to get?
Cause it's clear to me that these firefox / flash player crashin' problems aren't going to be solved very soon and I simply don't have time for this.
I'd rather have the next update whith the fix and pass this crappy version....
I would be very grateful!
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Sorry we missed your first post. There's been an unusually high amount of traffic this week. I think you're actually being affected by two different bugs. The first is an audio issue, the second is a stability problem in Firefox. Please see this FAQ for steps on reverting to a previous version of Flash Player.
Thank you for your answer. I appreciate it.
I've done everything including downloading the latest zip from the archives (fp_188.8.131.52_archive).
I prefer working with Firefox (in stead of IE) on my Vista 32-bit system, but it isn't quite clear to me which installer file I have to use now. The read me file shows that there are different installers for IE and Netscape, but I can't see any version for Firefox. Could you please tell me which installer to use for installing the Flash player for Firefox?
Should I use this file for Vista 32-bits with Firefox browser?:
- Netscape: flashplayer11_2r202_233_win_32bit.msi
Somebody helped me already. It's the correct file for installing the Plugin needed for Firefox. I used the .exe though (.msi for windows installer skin and .exe for adobe installer skin).
I also noticed on one occasion that I could not control the volume by the wheel on my laptop and also
it seems that in this latest version (11.3.300.257),
the controler for the sound levels of flash,
are independent from those of the browser's in the volume mixer panel of windows,
while in the past they were embodied in the browsers volume levels.
For me this caused the problem that a plugin that I 've installed in my browser,
which mutes the browser on demand,
stopped being effective cause even though it was indeed still muting the browser,
the flash content would not get affected, since it is now independent from the browser.
I reverted back to the previous version and it works fine again.
Here is the official page of previous versions
The way to downgrade is done in two steps.
1. Download the .rar file of the version that is giving you problems (in this case 11.3.300.257),
because in it, you will find the exe file for properly uninstalling it.
2. After you ve uninstalled, download the .rar file of which ever previous version you prefer,
and run the appropriate exe file, depending on whether you have a 32bit or a 64bit system.
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Yep reverting to a previous version solved ALL my problems also, including the volume control bug.
I have the volume control issue as well.
It seems that the flash player is capturing all of the keypresses in firefox, and the only way to regain that control is to click out of the flash player, or into another window.
I suspect this is an issue that combines a problem of firefox being updated and the latest version of the flash player.
The volume control issue does not exist when you go to full screen though.
I don't think they are going to.
The issue only seems to exist with firefox, I have used it in opera and IE and it works fine there.
Flash is incredibly unstable in firefox and hogs up quite a bit of memory as well. On top of the volume wheel issues