?
Solved

Loading Flash Player on Network

Posted on 2000-03-20
7
Medium Priority
?
219 Views
Last Modified: 2010-04-03
I am trying to download the Flash player onto my school network.  I can get the first part of the file, no problem.  But when I run the setup, the machine must reconnect to Macromedia to complete the install and the network will not retrieve the rest of the files required.  I think there are seven litle bits and pieces needed???? How can I get the Flash player running in this environment?
Are the completing files available from another source?  I'm sure there is an easy fix to this- somewhere-somehow-some day!
Thanks,
Margarita  
0
Comment
Question by:margarita
[X]
Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people just like you are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
  • 3
  • 2
  • 2
7 Comments
 
LVL 2

Expert Comment

by:68k
ID: 2702700
are you using internet explorer or netscape, mac or pc? it's important to know.

68k
0
 
LVL 2

Expert Comment

by:Unifex
ID: 2706404
I'm also looking for something similar to what Margarita is looking for.  I have a friend that is wanting to download and manually install the player.  If someone knows where an _installation_ archive can be downloaded I'll throw in an extra 50 points also.

The target system is IE4 or IE5 on a PC running Windows I believe.  Will now tomorrow.

Cheers.
Gold
0
 
LVL 2

Expert Comment

by:68k
ID: 2706529
if you own flash, you already have the players. look inside the flash 4 > players folder and you will see a copy of all players - mac and pc, NN and IE. you will see an installer called Install AX Control, which is what you're requesting for IE/Win. this is all you need to install the flash player for that browser.
0
Independent Software Vendors: We Want Your Opinion

We value your feedback.

Take our survey and automatically be enter to win anyone of the following:
Yeti Cooler, Amazon eGift Card, and Movie eGift Card!

 
LVL 2

Expert Comment

by:Unifex
ID: 2725073
Nope no joy there either.  However, you've come up with the obvious solution.  Find someone that does and get them to e-mail me the install file for the players.

I'm about to set up a question for you on board.  Submit an answer so you can get the points.

Thanks for the assist.

Au.
0
 
LVL 7

Accepted Solution

by:
ssdesign earned 150 total points
ID: 2730254
I have the installation files available with me if anyone wants it then i'll upload them to my website from where you can download them
0
 
LVL 2

Expert Comment

by:68k
ID: 2730884
you should know that distribution of the flash player or shockwave player without obtaining a license agreement from macromedia is forbidden.

you can get a license to distribute the players for free. details:

http://www.macromedia.com/support/shockwave/info/licensing/


68k
0
 
LVL 7

Expert Comment

by:ssdesign
ID: 2731319
Dear 68k, we know it very well and have the licence to distribute the player
0

Featured Post

On Demand Webinar - Networking for the Cloud Era

This webinar discusses:
-Common barriers companies experience when moving to the cloud
-How SD-WAN changes the way we look at networks
-Best practices customers should employ moving forward with cloud migration
-What happens behind the scenes of SteelConnect’s one-click button

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

This is a very simple example to help those of you who are still migrating from AS2 to AS3 understand the redesigned event model in AS3. In AS2.0, event functions (that is, the function to be performed when an event is fired) were stored as a pro…
I have been doing hardcore actionscripting for some time; and needless to say I have faced a lot of problems in just understanding others' code rather than understanding what the code executes. A programmer's life can become hell when there are a lo…
The goal of the tutorial is to teach the user how to select which audio input to use. Once you have an audio input plugged into the laptop or computer, you will go into the audio input settings and choose which audio input you want to use.
This Micro Tutorial will teach to how to utilize bit rate in Adobe Flash Media Live Encoder.
Suggested Courses
Course of the Month13 days, 15 hours left to enroll

801 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question