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Flash Player RegKey

Posted on 2003-11-10
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Does anyone know what the RegKey is for Flash Player?  I'm writing something to be able to tell if Flash Player version x is installed....

THANKS ALOT!!!
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That might work.... I just have to figure out how to run it automatically before my program installs....
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are you using an HTML editor like Dreamweaver?  If so, just set up a new html page, and use the detection kit in the splash page.  There are directions included with the detection kit.  

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Actually I'm using VB.NET
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Ah,

Maybe it would be better to just include the Current Flash Player in the prog, and execute that first at runtime.  I don't know the first thing about vb.net, but the detection kit would require an internet connection.

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Did you get it to work?  

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Actually, I think the RegKey is this:
   HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\CLSID\{D27CDB6E-AE6D-11cf-96B8-444553540000}

In VB.NET there is a place you can check run other programs, but it doesn't do it till after you run your regular program.  But there is a place you can check for a registry entry to see if it is loaded.  I haven't tried this key yet, but it's suppose to be the flash key.
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Okay,  let me know if you have any problems down the road and I'll ask someone that's proficient in VB.NET to take a look for you.  

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Thanks!
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