What is the need to install Adobe® Flash Player in Windows® Internet Explorer® ?
How to install Adobe Flash Player in Windows Internet Explorer?Flash player refers a cross-platform framework to ease multimedia presentations. Adobe Flash player can be added as plug-ins in Windows Internet Explorer. Most new version of Web browser come with the plug-ins added. If not, you need to install it in Web browser. Flash player is needed to deliver some websites' multimedia contents in Web browser. These are needed to display website elements, videos, commercial advertisements and short animations. Latest web-based applications depend on Flash Player to work. It is needed to download media files quickly with high quality and resolution. You can't view any multimedia website contents with Windows Internet Explorer if Flash Player is missing.
Tips to install Adobe Flash player in Windows Internet Explorer:
- Uninstall existing Flash player
- Configure ActiveX settings
- Install Adobe Flash player
Uninstall existing Flash playerTo install Adobe Flash player in Windows Internet Explorer, you need to remove any existing version of the Flash player. To do this, you need to access Adobe website. Then, you need to download Adobe Flash Player uninstaller program. You need to then close down all running programs to avoid crashes. You can then start uninstalling Adobe Flash player by just double-clicking download Uninstaller program. You need to then follow on-screen instructions and thus get Adobe Flash player removed completely after a clean restart of the system.
Configure ActiveX settingsNext step to install Adobe Flash player in Windows Internet Explorer is to configure ActiveX settings. To do this, you need to open Windows Internet Explorer and select Internet Options under the Tools menu. You need to then select the Security tab and click the “Custom Level” button. You can then select and set the “Download signed ActiveX controls" option to "Prompt”. You need to then change value of "Binary and script behaviors," "Run ActiveX controls and plug-ins" and "Script ActiveX controls marked safe for scripting” option to “Enable”. You can thus get the ActiveX settings configured.
Install Adobe Flash playerYou can now start installing Adobe Flash Player in Windows Internet Explorer. To do this, you need to close down all other applications except Windows Internet Explorer. You can then access the Adobe Flash Player website and select the “Install ActiveX Control” option. You need to click the Install button. Adobe Flash player is thus automatically installed in Windows Internet Explorer.