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Adobe Flash (formerly Macromedia Flash) is a cross-platform multimedia and software platform used to embed animations, video, and interactive applications into web pages and desktop and mobile applications and games. Flash displays text, vector and raster graphics to provide animations, video games and applications. It allows streaming of audio and video, and can capture mouse, keyboard, microphone and camera input. The ActionScript programming language allows creation of interactive animations, video games, web applications, desktop applications and mobile applications.

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Microsoft Patch Tuesday February 2018 updates

This month’s update includes patches for 50 vulnerabilities, along with patches for the infamous processor bugs Meltdown and Spectre.

In addition to those patches, Microsoft has also released a patch for a recent zero-day vulnerability for Adobe Flash Player. This update was bundled along with Microsoft’s ADV180004 update last week.

Although this past month didn’t have any major vulnerabilities reported, there was a notable cyberattack. During the inaugural ceremony for the Winter Olympics last week, a wiper malware (similar to NotPetya) took down most of the WAN and LAN networks at the Olympics.

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pdf showing as chrome html file. how to instead show as adobe pdf document?
when opening an email that was saved to PDF, with Adobe, I get an error message that I
need to download the latest Flash Player. When I try to download the Flash Player from the
Adobe web site I get a message that states I already have the latest Flash Player. what's the fix for this?
Hi, I use Adobe Creative Cloud 2018, so I have access to both After Effects and Premiere Pro. My question is that I would like to cut a small 20 second clip out of a much longer video. Much like cropping a photo, but I don't want to keep the drop-offs.

So, say I have a 3 minute long video and I want to make a shorter video that is 20 second long, located right in the middle of the longer video. - Is there a way in AE or PPro to shorten that video to my 20 second clip requirements.

Lets say my starting point is a 1:13:00 and it extends to 1:33:00 -- (20 seconds).  

I know I can shorten the working area, but the clip itself isn't really shortened. It remains the same size as the original. - I want to resize it into a new video - 20 second long.

I'm creating an animated info graphic about tigers and need a count up from 0 to 3200 to show the current population of tigers in Asia.

import flash.display.*;
import flash.utils.*;

var countUpInc:int = 80;  
var totalSecs:int = 1000;  
var count = 0;  
var countTimer:Timer = new Timer(countUpInc);  
countTimer.addEventListener(TimerEvent.TIMER, timerHandler);  
function timerHandler(e:TimerEvent): void {  
  if (count <= 3200) {   
	count = count + countUpInc;
	counter.text = count;
  } else {  

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the code runs and displays until its reaches 1200 then crashes then animation starts again and crashes at 2400 then 3200.
I get the error:
" TypeError: Error #1009: Cannot access a property or method of a null object reference.
at TigerInfographic_fla::MainTimeline/timerHandler()[TigerInfographic_fla.MainTimeline::fram e210:17]
at flash.utils::Timer/_timerDispatch()
at flash.utils::Timer/tick() "
i don't know how to fix it.
 .fla file:
Anyone knows what is the link needed to stream with VLC the video located at this address?

it is installed and has security vulnerabilities so i need to know whether is can be removed or if there is a business requirement to keep it.

Could you please assist me on this.
Is it possible to send a screencast "as a link" to a cell phone?

A screencast is different than a traditional video because it uses movements on your screen as opposed to being from a camera.  I have the following. For years I have used Jing for this. It can be downloaded from and it is amazing! However, recipients cannot view video from it if they are on a cell phone because Android and Apple phones do not seem to support Adobe Flash, at least in many cases.

Is it possible to provide a screencast complete with audio "as a link" instead of as a file to someone viewing it from a cell phone?
hello all,

What adobe updates are being pushed by WSUS for windows 10.
Is this just flash player updates or anymore updates?


I have a school textbook, that also has an online version.

Turns out that online version is Flash.

Can anyone tell me how to print pages from it?

I need to do some serious marking in a particular section and I'd rather do so on copies than in a $350 textbook (which already has a lit of colorful highlighting going on...).

It is a large textbook (over 2k pages) so using my printer to make copies isn't working out so well ...


Thanks !
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What did adobe do previously. Flash was very popular. Is it gone?

What does adobe do now?

I am asking to see why/not I should invest in adobe.
What is a browser that allows flash
closest was microsoft edge browser where popups asked me a few questions

News websites have flash videos especially for older stories.

in adobe reader i downloaded and reading pdf of 200 page. I do not see right hand side end scroller which i used to see earlier?

how to see or enable scroller so that i can go from page 1 to say page 54 quickly by scanning pages rather than clicking page down button 54 times
please advise
My mac users are unable to get to vsphere. It just crashes. See the attached screen grab. Any recommendations?

System Version:    macOS 10.12.6 (16G29)
chrome: Version 61.0.3163.100 (Official Build) (64-bit)
safari: Version 11.0 (12604.
firefox: 56.0.1 (64-bit)
I have a text file full of words. Is there a way to load a random word every 10 seconds?
Shockwave Flash Crashes with vSphere Client

Hi Experts! Sharing here with the hope to save people some troubleshooting time. There is problem with the vSphere web client and the newest version of Shockwave Flash ( There is no specific workaround yet, except to use an older version.
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by:Brian B
Oops, so you did. Thanks for the reminder.
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by:Andrew Hancock (VMware vExpert / EE MVE^2)
and there is a fix now with Adobe Beta Flash released.
Hi! First of all, im new at as3. And I want to loop my 5 seconds video with cue points,
Its really simple, but there are some weird things happend.

Cue point 1 : at 0 second
Cue point 2 : at 5 seconds

So if the video reached the cue point 2, i want it to seek the cue point 1, and keep doing this over and over again

My codes work, there are no any outputs or errors. But when my video hit the cue point 2 and went back to cue point 1, the speed of the video increased from the beginning till the end while i didnt even do anything with speed stuff, And it ended up with a freezed frame at the end of the video (or you can say the loop only worked once)

I dont know if this is a bug or what, it really drives me insane. I tried to loop my video with timer too, but im lack of things about as3.

By the way this is my codes;;;

var startLoop:object = videoTest.findCuePoint("Cue Point 1");

videoTest.addEventListener("MetadataEvent.CUE_POINT, videoLoop); //videoTest is a name of my video.

function videoLoop(event:MetadataEvent):void
      If ( == "Cue Point 2")

I really need help to loop this video smoothly, please.

Thank you.
Dear Wizards, I got this error when browsing vCenter; Adobe Flash player was installed with latest version but did not help.

Could you please assist? Many thanks in advance.
Ok further to an earlier post, I don't have the option to move out of IE & Adobe products (namely
Adobe Flash player, Acrobat/Reader,  Shockwave).

So I'll need specific hardenings & settings to make them more secure: attached is a draft I've got
but I'll need more such specific settings for Adobe Flash player, Java applets & Java Runtime
(I got a fair bit of Javascripts) & MS Office hardenings (& management of macros).

Much appreciated if anyone can add in some inputs on hardening/securing of these mobile codes.

Too much are intertwined that I can replace these Adobe products
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I am running FMLE on windows 7.
For some reason, FMLE is not starting anymore.  I have restarted the computer numerous times, and have tried to start the script, but it keeps on failing.

Any suggestions?

C:\Users\Administrator\Desktop>cscript startitunes.vbs //t:60
Microsoft (R) Windows Script Host Version 5.8
Copyright (C) Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved.

C:\Users\Administrator\Desktop>cd "C:\Program Files (x86)\Adobe\Flash Media Live Encoder 3.2\"

C:\Program Files (x86)\Adobe\Flash Media Live Encoder 3.2>fmlecmd.exe /p C:\startup.xml
Adobe(R) Flash(R) Media Live Encoder Command Line Utility v
Copyright(C) 2009-10 Adobe Systems Incorporated. All rights reserved.

Mon Sep 25 2017 11:58:35 : Error: Profile validation Error : Validator failed.
Mon Sep 25 2017 11:58:35 : Error: Profile Validation : Some of the tags in the profile have incorrect or no values. For details, please refer to encoding logs.
Mon Sep 25 2017 11:58:35 : Profile Warnings : 1. Audio device in profile Stereo Mix (ASUS Xonar DSX Audi is not connected to the system.
C:\Program Files (x86)\Adobe\Flash Media Live Encoder 3.2>
I have a 60-inch plasma television connected to my laptop's docking station (port aggregator) by way of a USB-to-HDMI converter. In the following Settings dialog, it is identified as display number 3:

I have a subscription to where I use Mozilla Firefox to stream live and recorded content. So that I can watch the videos on the 60 inch screen, I select the USB to HDMI speaker for audio output…

 and then drag my browser over to the television screen (i.e., display number 3).

After logging in and selecting the video I want to watch, I get the following:

Although  I can hear the audio through the speakers connected to my computer, there is no video until I maximize the window…

I'm not sure why that is, but I can live with it. The real problem is that the audio is coming from my computer's speakers instead of the television's speakers. I'm not sure whether this is unique to the site or the way in which FlashPlayer is being called, but I don't have any problems routing audio through the USB-to-HDMI connection when watching YouTube videos.

By the way, for the purposes of preparing this question, I muted the audio on the tab. I use speech recognition to interact with my computer, and that was interfering with the process. Before anyone had an aha moment, I just thought I'd let you know.

While playing the video in full-screen mode on display 3, the taskbar on Display 2 looks like this:

Need more best practices & governance on mobile codes (eg: Flash player,
Pdf reader, JavaScript, Java Applets, ActiveX) as we have a few cases of
malicious codes being run when opening Pdf & 1 case of ransomware:

a) attachmt 1 is a screen of IE setting: mostly what to set in IE to stop ActiveX
    & to set to  Med-High (guess this is also to mitigate against ActiveX ?)

b) I wud say patch the various Adobe products (we use Adobe Flash &
     Shockwave) within 1 week upon release of patches ?

c) attachmt 2 has some suggestions on ActiveX & Java only: not much

d) Does AV mitigate against mobile codes vulnerabilities?  If so, keep
    AV signatures updated   is another mitigation

e) I'm sure IPS (NIDS & HIPS) have signatures for mobile codes but in
    McAfee's case, by default, they are rolled out in Detect & not Block
    mode?  Should they be in Block mode?

f) any other best practices & governances for mobile code?
i want to know how unofficial/illegal websites get live streams of TV channels to show live sporting events and how they do it detail explanation preferred if u don't mind  thanks :)
android 7 phone

if I use a different browser app can large company website see that I am the same person

I know on a windows computer ebay and amazon use flash cookies

Is there something similar to flash cookies on android to let large companies know that users are same person
Where is the best place to get the latest version Adobe Flash pro CSx ?

What is the latest version ?

Adobe Flash





Adobe Flash (formerly Macromedia Flash) is a cross-platform multimedia and software platform used to embed animations, video, and interactive applications into web pages and desktop and mobile applications and games. Flash displays text, vector and raster graphics to provide animations, video games and applications. It allows streaming of audio and video, and can capture mouse, keyboard, microphone and camera input. The ActionScript programming language allows creation of interactive animations, video games, web applications, desktop applications and mobile applications.

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