Cannot run You Tube. Problems with Java Script or Flash Player

I've been running YouTube all along.  No problems.  IE7.  Now I get this error message.

Hello, you either have JavaScript turned off or an old version of Adobe's Flash Player. Get the latest Flash player.

I've downloaded the "latest version" 10 times.  No luck.  It used to work in Mozilla but not in IE.  Now it works in neither.
DFlaschenAsked:
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Rok-KraljConnect With a Mentor Commented:
You must have javascript enabled all the time.

Instructions on enabling javascript: http://www.tranexp.com/win/JavaScript-enabling.htm
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gops1Commented:
In most situation, the problem is about flash player.  Try doing this:

1, Locate the following path:

C:\WINDOWS\system32\Macromed\Flash

2, if you find FlashUtil9b.exe, Double click it and the flash player will be reinstalled or fixed.
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DFlaschenAuthor Commented:
I did not find FLASHUTIL.9 B .EXE
I only found FLASHUTIL.9 D .EXE
thx

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Rok-KraljCommented:
So run it.

And make sure you have javascript enabled!
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DFlaschenAuthor Commented:
OK.  
Do I make sure I have JavaScript enabled before I run it, or after?
And, can you tell me how to make sure I have JavaScript enabled?
Thank you
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DFlaschenAuthor Commented:
I have not done anything yet.  I am waiting for an answer to my prior question?
I thought it might be useful to mention that I CAN run YouTube videos in Mozilla.  I can NOT run them
in IE-7.
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DFlaschenAuthor Commented:
It is true that the necessary component was disable.  However the cause of this disablement was not yet determined by the answerer.  I'm sure he would have figured it out as testing proceeded.
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nyislsCommented:
dude,
just follow the javascript instructions listed by Rok-Kralj.  Close all browsers.  Then navigate to C:\WINDOWS\system32\Macromed\Flash
run the flashutil.exe (whatever letter follows 9d, or fd doesn't matter)

REBOOT (MUST REBOOT) and you should be ok.
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