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Old 08-21-2008, 10:24 AM
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Unhappy my computer hates me

I have spent the last two hours trying
to install the latest adobe flash player. i need it to do my college math home work in my math lab on course compass.com.
When I try all i get is unable to authenticate installer.

what in the world am i doing wrong with this thing. Its driving me nuts
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Old 08-21-2008, 10:31 AM
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Old 08-21-2008, 10:39 AM
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Did you uninstall and restart and try downloading again?


Did you check your firewall?

Check virus protection to make sure it isn't blocking?
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Old 08-21-2008, 11:44 AM
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Yeah, I would go into my control panel "add and remove programs" and uninstall all versions of Adobe Flash Playerthat are there. Adobe has been pretty "hit and miss" over the years about having their upgrades clear out older versions. Especially on an older computers I've seen multiple older versions just sitting there, causing problems.
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Old 08-21-2008, 11:51 AM
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it works now. thank goodness. i just finished my homework so im saved. I had to go back and un install the old version i had first
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Old 08-21-2008, 12:09 PM
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Yea Adobe strange the never uninstall old versions of anything.
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Old 08-21-2008, 08:39 PM
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I just went through the same thing with my wife's new iPOD- I had to un- and then re-install iTUNES for it to work. I re-booted the system in between, just to make sure.
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Old 08-21-2008, 11:58 PM
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Get a Mac, thank me later.
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Old 08-22-2008, 02:24 AM
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Get a Mac, thank me later.
and run virtual windows.....
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