Firefox Flash Player 11.6.602.171 complete standalone installer
Windows XP (32 bit), Windows Server2003 (32-bit), Windows Server 2008 (32 bit), Windows Vista (32 bit), Windows 7 (32 bit and 64 bit), Windows 8 (32bit and 64bit)
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This Flash Player installer for Mozilla Firefox helps remove problems with the installation process of Adode’s Flash Player plug-in. Typically Firefox users have to go through a multistep process to install the latest Flash Player Plug-in: you go to the Flash section of Adobe’s site, click a link, then you’ll be asked if you want something like McAfee’s McAfee Security Scan Plus, then download, then run, then a new window appears and you have to close Firefox while another file downloads. It can often fail or crash with an error message such as 'An error has occurred on this page. Error: object expected. URL…’. Plus here is the security issue: if you are worried about the security holes in Flash Player but you have to go online to download and install the Flash Player, then this potentially makes your browser vulnerable to the very security holes you may be trying fix.
That’s where this little-known standalone installer released by Adobe will come to the rescue. Simply download the standalone installer, close Firefox and run the Flash Player installer. It installs the latest version of the Flash Player plug-in to run in Firefox You can even email it to other people or copy it onto a USB or network drive for others to use. If you are in the habit of frequently updating multiple computers, this offline installer will save a lot of hassle. Importantly it will make sure that all systems use the same version of the player. For everyone else, it will take the hassle out of installing the Flash Player plug-in with a simple single download.
The future: While the Flash Player is still used for video content sites such as YouTube or showy navigation on some web sites, it is slowly losing its prominence. Apple’s decision not to support the Flash player on it’s devices such as the Apple iPhone and iPad has meant developers are using other ways of displaying content – most notably through HTML 5 and various custom built apps.
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