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help on putting javascript in external files

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hello,

i have a page generated by flash, but with version check option included. the code generated is here, but i would like to have all javascript and vbscript code in external files. as i have no big knowledge in this area, can someone pls help me and tell me which code needs to go in the seprate files and how to link that code in the main file. Here is the page generated by flash:
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<!-- saved from url=(0013)about:internet -->
<html lang="en">
<head>
<meta http-equiv="Content-Type" content="text/html; charset=iso-8859-1" />
<title>example</title>
<script language="JavaScript" type="text/javascript">
<!--
// -----------------------------------------------------------------------------
// Globals
// Major version of Flash required
var requiredMajorVersion = 8;
// Minor version of Flash required
var requiredMinorVersion = 0;
// Revision of Flash required
var requiredRevision = 0;
// the version of javascript supported
var jsVersion = 1.0;
// -----------------------------------------------------------------------------
// -->
</script>
<script language="VBScript" type="text/vbscript">
<!-- // Visual basic helper required to detect Flash Player ActiveX control version information
Function VBGetSwfVer(i)
  on error resume next
  Dim swControl, swVersion
  swVersion = 0
 
  set swControl = CreateObject("ShockwaveFlash.ShockwaveFlash." + CStr(i))
  if (IsObject(swControl)) then
    swVersion = swControl.GetVariable("$version")
  end if
  VBGetSwfVer = swVersion
End Function
// -->
</script>
<script language="JavaScript1.1" type="text/javascript">
<!-- // Detect Client Browser type
var isIE  = (navigator.appVersion.indexOf("MSIE") != -1) ? true : false;
var isWin = (navigator.appVersion.toLowerCase().indexOf("win") != -1) ? true : false;
var isOpera = (navigator.userAgent.indexOf("Opera") != -1) ? true : false;
jsVersion = 1.1;
// JavaScript helper required to detect Flash Player PlugIn version information
function JSGetSwfVer(i){
      // NS/Opera version >= 3 check for Flash plugin in plugin array
      if (navigator.plugins != null && navigator.plugins.length > 0) {
            if (navigator.plugins["Shockwave Flash 2.0"] || navigator.plugins["Shockwave Flash"]) {
                  var swVer2 = navigator.plugins["Shockwave Flash 2.0"] ? " 2.0" : "";
                  var flashDescription = navigator.plugins["Shockwave Flash" + swVer2].description;
                  descArray = flashDescription.split(" ");
                  tempArrayMajor = descArray[2].split(".");
                  versionMajor = tempArrayMajor[0];
                  versionMinor = tempArrayMajor[1];
                  if ( descArray[3] != "" ) {
                        tempArrayMinor = descArray[3].split("r");
                  } else {
                        tempArrayMinor = descArray[4].split("r");
                  }
                  versionRevision = tempArrayMinor[1] > 0 ? tempArrayMinor[1] : 0;
            flashVer = versionMajor + "." + versionMinor + "." + versionRevision;
            } else {
                  flashVer = -1;
            }
      }
      // MSN/WebTV 2.6 supports Flash 4
      else if (navigator.userAgent.toLowerCase().indexOf("webtv/2.6") != -1) flashVer = 4;
      // WebTV 2.5 supports Flash 3
      else if (navigator.userAgent.toLowerCase().indexOf("webtv/2.5") != -1) flashVer = 3;
      // older WebTV supports Flash 2
      else if (navigator.userAgent.toLowerCase().indexOf("webtv") != -1) flashVer = 2;
      // Can't detect in all other cases
      else {
            
            flashVer = -1;
      }
      return flashVer;
}
// If called with no parameters this function returns a floating point value
// which should be the version of the Flash Player or 0.0
// ex: Flash Player 7r14 returns 7.14
// If called with reqMajorVer, reqMinorVer, reqRevision returns true if that version or greater is available
function DetectFlashVer(reqMajorVer, reqMinorVer, reqRevision)
{
       reqVer = parseFloat(reqMajorVer + "." + reqRevision);
         // loop backwards through the versions until we find the newest version      
      for (i=25;i>0;i--) {      
            if (isIE && isWin && !isOpera) {
                  versionStr = VBGetSwfVer(i);
            } else {
                  versionStr = JSGetSwfVer(i);            
            }
            if (versionStr == -1 ) {
                  return false;
            } else if (versionStr != 0) {
                  if(isIE && isWin && !isOpera) {
                        tempArray         = versionStr.split(" ");
                        tempString        = tempArray[1];
                        versionArray      = tempString .split(",");                        
                  } else {
                        versionArray      = versionStr.split(".");
                  }
                  versionMajor      = versionArray[0];
                  versionMinor      = versionArray[1];
                  versionRevision   = versionArray[2];
                  
                  versionString     = versionMajor + "." + versionRevision;   // 7.0r24 == 7.24
                  versionNum        = parseFloat(versionString);
              // is the major.revision >= requested major.revision AND the minor version >= requested minor
                  if ( (versionMajor > reqMajorVer) && (versionNum >= reqVer) ) {
                        return true;
                  } else {
                        return ((versionNum >= reqVer && versionMinor >= reqMinorVer) ? true : false );      
                  }
            }
      }      
      return (reqVer ? false : 0.0);
}
// -->
</script>
</head>
<body bgcolor="#ffffff">
<!--url's used in the movie-->
<!--text used in the movie-->
<script language="JavaScript" type="text/javascript">
<!--
var hasRightVersion = DetectFlashVer(requiredMajorVersion, requiredMinorVersion, requiredRevision);
if(hasRightVersion) {  // if we've detected an acceptable version
    var oeTags = '<object classid="clsid:D27CDB6E-AE6D-11cf-96B8-444553540000"'
    + 'width="550" height="400"'
    + 'codebase="http://download.macromedia.com/pub/shockwave/cabs/flash/swflash.cab">'
    + '<param name="movie" value="example.swf" /><param name="quality" value="high" /><param name="bgcolor" value="#ffffff" />'
    + '<embed src="example.swf" quality="high" bgcolor="#ffffff" '
    + 'width="550" height="400" name="example" align="middle"'
    + 'play="true"'
    + 'loop="false"'
    + 'quality="high"'
    + 'allowScriptAccess="sameDomain"'
    + 'type="application/x-shockwave-flash"'
    + 'pluginspage="http://www.macromedia.com/go/getflashplayer">'
    + '<\/embed>'
    + '<\/object>';
    document.write(oeTags);   // embed the flash movie
  } else {  // flash is too old or we can't detect the plugin
    var alternateContent = 'Alternate HTML content should be placed here.'
        + 'This content requires the Macromedia Flash Player.'
         + '<a href=http://www.macromedia.com/go/getflash/>Get Flash</a>';
    document.write(alternateContent);  // insert non-flash content
  }
// -->
</script>
<noscript>
      // Provide alternate content for browsers that do not support scripting
      // or for those that have scripting disabled.
        Alternate HTML content should be placed here. This content requires the Macromedia Flash Player.
        <a href="http://www.macromedia.com/go/getflash/">Get Flash</a>        
</noscript>
</body>
</html>

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Thanks in advance.
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