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where do I find Flash player in 8.1 and how do I update it

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    where do I find Flash player in 8.1 and how do I update it


    Hi I am new here I am trying to help my Neighbour sort out his new laptop with Windows 8.1 he has tried to view you tube but it says he needs to update the flash player If anyone can help it would be appreciated as I am flying a bit blind here as I only have Windows 7 home premium 32 bit
    Thank you kindly
    Cheers Steve

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    San Jose - California
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    8.1x64PWMC Ubuntu14.04x64 MintMate17x64


    For IE it is done via Windows Updates. For any other browser such as Firefox, Chrome etc... you need to download and install:
    Adobe Flash Player Distribution | Adobe

    NOTE: Make sure you uncheck the offer to install McAffee
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    Harrisonburg, Va.
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    Windows 8.1.1 Pro with Media Center


    Quote Originally Posted by topgundcp View Post
    For IE it is done via Windows Updates. For any other browser such as Firefox, Chrome etc... you need to download and install:
    Adobe Flash Player Distribution | Adobe

    NOTE: Make sure you uncheck the offer to install McAffee
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    Thank you for that regards Steve
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    Thank you David I didn't know that I am still learning about windows 8.1
    cheers Steve
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    Harrisonburg, Va.
    Posts : 10,488
    Windows 8.1.1 Pro with Media Center


    Quote Originally Posted by stevebonn55 View Post
    Thank you David I didn't know that I am still learning about windows 8.1
    cheers Steve
    You are welcome.
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