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Have to reinstall Flash Player over and over and over.

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I'm having a problem with Adobe Flash Player for IE7.  (9.0.124.0)   I keep having to reinstall it over and over again.  One day it works fine, then all of a sudden I'll be surfing and notice that my websites aren't recognizing it is installed, even though it shows up in my Add/Remove Programs list.  Then I have to uninstall it, then reinstall it again.  I know how to do that...no problems there.  It works fine, then sometime later (maybe the next day, or maybe several days later), it will go bad again.  Then I have to uninstall/reinstall again.  This keeps happening over and over again.  I can't figure out where it is coming from.

By the way, please don't give me answers like..."don't use IE7...try FireFox".  That is just avoiding the problem.  I want to find the root cause of the problem and FIX it.
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Question by:Tim86
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Try installing the new version of the player. It is up to 10.0.12.36.

http://www.adobe.com/shockwave/download/download.cgi?P1_Prod_Version=ShockwaveFlash

This may fix your issues.

If this doesn't work then unintall flash player and reboot.
Run a registry cleaner such as Regcure and reboot. (www.regcure.com)
Re-install Flash player.
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by:Tim86
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Wow, good timing for my question, huh?  Did that version just get released this week?  I'll give it a try.
It might be a little while before I can respond with my confirmation of a fix, because it works fine at first, and then the problem comes back intermittently.
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It was very good timing. It was released October 15, so the day you asked the question.
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by:Tim86
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So far, so good, after almost 2 weeks on the new version of Flash.  I'd like to wait a little longer to confirm the issue doesn't recur...then I will award points.
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by:Tim86
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Still no issues after almost a month.  I'm guessing this new version took care of the issue.
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