Download and run the Adobe Flash Player uninstaller: http://kb.adobe.com/selfservice/view...nalId=tn_14157
or direct download:
Adobe Flash Player Uninstaller: http://download.macromedia.com/pub/f...ash_player.exe
Close all IE windows and run the Flash Player Uninstaller.
Then visit: http://www.adobe.com/shockwave/downl...ShockwaveFlash
and click on "Install Now".
Troubleshoot Adobe Flash Player installation for Windows http://kb.adobe.com/selfservice/view...9166&sliceId=2
Windows Desktop Experience -
Windows Vista Enthusiast
"Bob" <spam@xxxxxx> wrote in message news:usNeoP$GJHA.2408@xxxxxx
I work the crossword at http://games.latimes.com/index_cross...ure_code=tmcal
Some days, the crossword loads fine and others, it never loads, just leaves
a blank area on the page. It worked fine today (Sunday 21 Sept) but failed
yesterday. Under the puzzle, there's a calendar that lets you go back to
earlier puzzles. After I worked today's puzzle, I tried going back to
yesterday's puzzle, but it still wouldn't load it. There are usually two or
three days a week when the puzzle won't load.
On XP, the puzzle always loads. There are other websites I visit where
Flash works on XP but not on Vista, but this is the best example site
because you can switch from one day to another and see it sometimes work and
If I right-click on the missing puzzle, Flash pops up its usual menu with
about twelve items on it. Play and Loop are both checked. If I right-click
when the puzzle displays properly, I get the same menu, but Play is not
There are never any error messages.
I uninstalled Flash yesterday and re-installed it. I'm using version
9,0,124,0 -- same as before I uninstalled it. I have Vista Home Basic,
fully up to date with Microsoft updates, IE7.
So, what's going wrong with Flash on Vista?