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portable FF conflict/not able to view and load video with adobe flash player

Hi all,

I have the following problem, when I install the latest java, adobe flash player and shockwave. I am able to view everything correctly on normal desktop firefox but using portable firefox, I am not able to load the video/activate adobe flash plugin. In some instances, not even able to see there's a video there.

If I disable adobe flash, and active silverlight. In some, I am able to view the video but it is not display in the correct size, smaller than intended but in some videos...only got sound and no video.

Anyone has any solutions to this? Pls kindly advise.
Thank you.

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64-bit

You're likely using 32-bit Firefox on your machine but on a 64-bit machine. Firefox Portable automatically runs the 64-bit version on a 64-bit machine. You'll need to download the latest version of Flash from within Firefox Portable and then install it locally. That should install the proper 32-bit and 64-bit versions.

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Hi John,

Hi John,

How do I download the latest version of Flash from within firefox portable and then install it locally?
Pls advise. Thank you lots!

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Yes, you are right. My

Yes, you are right. My windows is 64 bit. Not so sure about firefox though.

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Same as you would within your local browser, visit here: https://get.adobe.com/flashplayer/

Be sure to uncheck the offers and such, download and install.

Your local copy of Firefox is likely 32-bit unless you specifically at some point uninstalled it and downloaded and manually installed the 64-bit version. Firefox 32-bit uses the 32-bit Flash plugin. Firefox 64-bit uses the 64-bit Flash plugin.

If you'd rather just use 32-bit exclusively, you can force Firefox Portable to always run 32-bit then it will work without you updating your Flash plugin: https://portableapps.com/support/firefox_portable#32and64

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So Cool

Hi John,

I would like to say Thank You.
I have done exactly that and it works! You can't imagine how muh time I have spent on this, unistall and install and troubleshoot and test and test with different versions. This is knowledge you have and I have manage to solve this problem.
Thanks AGAIN!

32-bit and 64-bit issues and options
Firefox Portable includes both the 32-bit and 64-bit versions of Firefox and will use the appropriate version on each PC. There are some reasons why a user might wish to run a 32-bit version on 64-bit Windows. Reasons include plugin compatibility (some plugins are 32-bit only), testing extensions, etc. The launcher has a setting called AlwaysUse32Bit which, when set to true, will cause the 32-bit version to be launched regardless of the host OS. It can be activated by copying the FirefoxPortable.ini configuration file from the FirefoxPortable\Other\Source directory to the FirefoxPortable directory and editing it to set AlwaysUse32Bit=true

As an aside, the Firefox64 directory within FirefoxPortable\App can also be delete to save space. Note that the 32-bit version of Firefox in the Firefox directory cannot currently be removed.

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