Reasons why Flash™ Player won't install on a system
Why is it that sometimes the Flash Player doesn't get installed on a system? How can the installation process be carried out smoothly?
Flash Player is an efficient and high performing software that allows active content to be displayed across the web browsers. It is a plug-in that must be downloaded and installed because Flash is the building blocks of today’s webpages. A flash player is free to download and is very easy to install. It can be used by several web browsers who are available on the Internet. The users have to download and install the newer versions on a regular basis. It is being reported that the flash Security Update KB923789 shows some problems during installation by issuing a prompt message such as “you must install a later version of Macromedia Flash player”. Users have to reinstall the flash player to make it work properly. Even though the installation procedure for flash player is simple, sometimes it may not work properly. Before carrying out the installation procedure, make sure that your ActiveX settings in the web browser is 'medium' or 'low'. In order to have successful installation, users must use the fastest and latest browser. Sometimes there may be communication error if the web browser is not updated.
The causes that creates difficulty in installation and the tips to install flash player properly are mentioned below:
- Causes of installation failure
- Tip 1
- Tip 2
Causes of installation failure
Flash player installation failure can be due to several reasons. Installation fails if the previously installed flash player has not been removed completely from the computer. Usage of older version of web browser can also cause installation failure. High security environment to the system can also be another reason. Firewall protection software such as Norton Internet Security may prevent its installation. Also Windows registration must be free from errors.
The removal of flash player from control panel sometimes may not work properly. In such cases download the uninstaller from the authorized website and run it in your computer. In order to run this uninstaller, the minimum system requirements are:- Intel Pentium 4 processor, Windows XP with Service Pack 2 or Windows Vista or Windows7, 512 MB RAM, Internet Explorer 6.0,7.0 or 8.0, Firefox 2.0,3.0 or the later version of browsers.
Make sure that the firewall is not blocking the installation of the flash player. If it is blocking the process, disable the firewall and try again. Freesurfer and Spyware aster are applications that block flash player. Turn off the pop-blocker on the web browser. Check whether the user has permission issues. If there are permission issues then “Failed to install” message and message related to incorrect version of flash player will be displayed. In this case, download SublnACL from Microsoft to fix the problem.
iYogi is the fastest growing online and remote tech support provider in the direct-to-consumers and small businesses sector. Our highly skilled and experienced tech experts available, 24x7x365 will provide the best issue resolution and customer satisfaction. Our award winning and low priced Annual Subscription covers the following services:
- Comprehensive support for fixing Flash Player won’t install issue.
- Diagnostic & repair for your technologies.
- Troubleshoot software errors.
- Update drivers and security to protect against online threats.
- Connect to Internet, devices and peripherals.
- Optimize your computer’s speed and performance.
Unlimited access to great tech support, all year around! We promise the lowest wait-time and highest resolution rate in the industry.