Windows 7. IE 11. Several basics first if anyone can indulge me as thios whole mess is confusing like trying to get registered on this forum.
? What is the difference betwen Flash Player and Shockwave Flash object?
? Where does Adobe install Flash Player / Shockwave Flash Object so I can look with Win Explorer, open it at source?
I have downloaded, saved then installed. Directly installed. Gone through all the FAQS & FIX'S.
WHY is STEP 3 an advert for more Adobe programs when what it SHOULD be is a test to see if it is installed and works!?!?
I'm not a geek, wish I was but I know I MUST have Flash installed or I can't watch video on my browser. Tried several and NONE work, ALL say I need Adobe Flashplayer.
SOMETIMES control panel can uninstall other times it says there is no file, that is the ONLY way I have ANY notion if the install worked.
It WAS working a week ago, then I got a bug in IE 11 and had to uninstall, used Malwarebytes to clean my system as Win defender didn't/couldn't. Now the browsers work with being under someone elses control including a supposed place to download Adobe Flash Player. Only thing now not working is video and there just isn't an alternative for FLASH whaterver it's called.
Flash Player and Shockwave Flash object are the same thing. It's just labeled that way in IE. This is not to be confused with Adobe Shockwave Player, which is a completely different plug-in.
Flash Player installs to the following location:
Please go to https://helpx.adobe.com/flash-player.html and click on the Check Now button. If Flash Player is installed and enabled, the widget will indicate this. If Flash Player is installed but the widget indicates it's not, or disabled, check to see that Flash Player is enabled, and ActiveX Filtering is disabled: