5 Replies Latest reply on Sep 26, 2015 8:23 PM by Andrew_S42

    Installation of Flash player - "Application initialization error" message


      Having read on the story Critical Flash Player updates patch 23 flaws | PCWorld , I followed the link on the page to update the version on my laptop to


      Before I did this I ran an anti-virus scan of my laptop, using the Kaspersky Total Security program, which showed the already installed version of flash player was a vulnerable program which needed to be updated. I then uninstalled the current version and tried to update to the new release version


      When I tried to install the update, I saw the message "Application initialization error". I have tried this update several times with the same result.


      My laptop is running Windows 7 Home Premium x64 SP1 Build 7601, Internet Explorer 11 with Kaspersky Total Security 2015 (


      Please can someone help me to get this problem solved as I want to try to get this update installed as soon as possible.