Adobe™ Flash Player Not Working on Internet Explorer®
Explain the reasons due to which Adobe flash player stops working on Internet Explorer and the possible ways to fix the issue?
In Internet Explorer, the Adobe flash player is a plug-in that allows the users to view multimedia content. It also allows you to view videos, animations, and flash content from video sharing websites and personal websites. In some cases, you may have problems viewing media content. This is generally attributed to a damaged flash player. With a few troubleshooting steps and strategies, you can repair your Adobe flash player in your Internet Explorer browser and enjoy your favorite media content. In order to install the Adobe flash plug-in for your Internet Explorer, open the Internet Explorer web browser and allow it to load completely. Then download the Adobe flash player plug-in and select the 'run' option when prompted to save.
Following points explain the reasons due to which Adobe flash player stops working on Internet Explorer and the possible ways to fix the issue:
- Tips to fix the issue
- Updating Adobe flash player
Flash player is introduced by Adobe. You can watch movies, slide shows, and much more on your Internet Explorer using Adobe flash player. Occasionally, Adobe flash player may encounter faults and problems that prevent you from watching such content. These problems are caused due to errors in settings or intrusion from security programs. But you can troubleshoot these problems very easily.
Tips to fix the issue
In order to troubleshoot the Adobe flash player on Internet Explorer, first check your security and ActiveX settings to make sure that they allow the Adobe flash player to run in your web browser. To do this, select the 'Tools' menu from the Internet Explorer and click ‘Internet options’. Then click on the 'Security' button and choose the 'Custom level' button. A new window will appear there. Select prompt under the download signed 'ActiveX controls' and run 'ActiveX controls and plug-ins'. Click the 'OK' button to save the changes and close the options window.
You have to update your Adobe flash player for Windows Internet Explorer in order to play the latest flash-based games and streaming videos on the web. Before upgradation, you have to check that your computer can handle the requirements of the new flash player. Then download the Adobe flash player installer. It is available on a number of websites, including Adobe's own website.
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