Forum Thread: Adobe Shockwave player 11x. "NPAPI" ??????

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taffy078 Adobe Shockwave player 11x. "NPAPI" ??????
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I run a scan every week. It's only just picked up the issue that seems to have been raised months ago.
It seems that I have two versions installed, both 11.5.1.601. One is ActiveX and the other is NPAPI.
Before I do completely the wrong thing, can anyone suggest whether I need both versions, please? Or even how NPAPI go there?!

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Maurice Joyce RE: Adobe Shockwave player 11x. "NPAPI" ??????
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U only need one Player. I have posted a possible solution here:

http://secunia.com/community/forum/thread/show/302...

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Anthony Wells RE: Adobe Shockwave player 11x. "NPAPI" ??????
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Are you using a any browsers other than IE ??

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taffy078 RE: Adobe Shockwave player 11x. "NPAPI" ??????
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oops - yes! Firefox! What now,please

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taffy078 RE: Adobe Shockwave player 11x. "NPAPI" ??????
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I've just run FireFox. It noted that a new add-on had been installed than ran OK. I'll just scan again, to be sure

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taffy078 RE: Adobe Shockwave player 11x. "NPAPI" ??????
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Scan OK. Thanks Anthony.

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Anthony Wells RE: Adobe Shockwave player 11x. "NPAPI" ??????
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Hello Taffy ,

NPAPI is the "new(ish)" designation given by PSI to both the Adobe Flash and Shockwave plug-ins for non IE browsers ;eg: Firefox or Chrome , etc.

Flash seems to use one installer/updater for ActiveX and another for "NPAPI" , while Shockwave uses just the one installer/updater .

I have two Shockwave folders , one marked "Shockwave" and the other "Director" - they each contain the two plug-ins , so I "guess" they are both needed ; they don't seem to give any trouble :o))

FWIW , this is what WIKI says about NPAPI::

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/NPAPI

Take care
Anthony

PS: I assume you now have 11.5.2.602 installed .

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taffy078 RE: Adobe Shockwave player 11x. "NPAPI" ??????
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Anthony:
PS: I assume you now have 11.0.5.602 installed .


I've just checked and it says I now have 11.5.2.602.
Presumably this is the same. Typical of what happens when I'm let loose near a PC!
Thanks again Anthony

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Anthony Wells RE: Adobe Shockwave player 11x. "NPAPI" ??????
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Yup , just corrected my dsyleskia as you were posting :((

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taffy078 RE: Adobe Shockwave player 11x. "NPAPI" ??????
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l.o.l!! :0)

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