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Forum Thread: unable to update macromedia shock player

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Adobe Systems
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Adobe Shockwave Player 10.x

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L Harrell unable to update macromedia shock player
Member 23rd Oct, 2011 03:42
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Program Name:
Macromedia Shockwave Player 8.x

Security State:
End-of-Life

Download Link:
http://dl.secunia.com/sw_lic_full_installer.msi

Instances Found:
C:\WINDOWS\system32\Macromed\Shockwave 8\SwInit.exe, version: 8.0.0.196

Last System Scan (localtime):
22. Oct 2011, 09:30

Operating System:
Microsoft Windows XP Professional, Service Pack 3


mogs RE: unable to update macromedia shock player
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Last edited on 23rd Oct, 2011 07:54
@L Harrell

Hello.
The most recent threads concerning the prog are located here :-
http://secunia.com/community/forum/?forum=2&vendor...

Should be worth having a read thro'......hope they help.....regards,

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mogs RE: unable to update macromedia shock player
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@L Harrell

Just realized that the post by Maurice Joyce in the following, more recent thread, might be of help too :-
http://secunia.com/community/forum/thread/show/116...

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Maurice Joyce RE: unable to update macromedia shock player
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SHOCKWAVE

1. Uninstall Shockwave for your OS from the clearly marked link below:
http://www.adobe.com/shockwave/download/alternates...

2. Reinstall Shockwave from here:
http://get.adobe.com/shockwave/

3. If you wish to test your new Shockwave Player the link is:

http://www.adobe.com/shockwave/welcome/

4. Complete a full PSI rescan. That should have cleared the problem? If not, please publish the troubleshoot report as outlined here:

http://secunia.com/products/consumer/PSI/faq/#q18

Update 5 22:28 11/08/2011




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