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Flash Player ActiveX

21.0.0.242

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This package was approved as a trusted package on 5/12/2016.

The Adobe Flash Player is freeware software for viewing multimedia, executing Rich Internet Applications, and streaming video and audio, content created on the Adobe Flash platform.

Note

This package is only for Windows XP to Windows 7, because Windows ≥ 8 already contains an integrated Flash Player for Internet Explorer.

Warning

The installation of Flash Player ActiveX fails with a 1603 error when Internet Explorer is open.

To install Flash Player ActiveX, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

C:\> choco install flashplayeractivex

To upgrade Flash Player ActiveX, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

C:\> choco upgrade flashplayeractivex

Files

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  • tools\chocolateyInstall.ps1 Show
    $packageName = 'flashplayeractivex'
    $version = '21.0.0.242'
    $installArgs = '/quiet /norestart REMOVE_PREVIOUS=YES'
    $url = 'http://download.macromedia.com/get/flashplayer/current/licensing/win/install_flash_player_21_active_x.msi'
    
    $majorVersion = ([version] $version).Major
    
    $alreadyInstalled = Get-WmiObject -Class Win32_Product | Where-Object {
      $_.Name -eq "Adobe Flash Player $majorVersion ActiveX" -and
      $_.Version -eq $version
    }
    
    $allRight = $true
    
    if ([System.Environment]::OSVersion.Version -ge '6.2') {
      $allRight = $false
      Write-Output $packageName $('Your Windows version is not ' +
        'suitable for this package. This package is only for Windows XP to Windows 7')
    }
    
    if (Get-Process iexplore -ErrorAction SilentlyContinue) {
      $allRight = $false
      Write-Output $packageName 'Internet Explorer is running. ' +
        'The installation will fail an 1603 error. ' +
        'Close Internet Explorer and reinstall this package.'
    }
    
    if ($alreadyInstalled) {
      $allRight = $false
      Write-Output "Adobe Flash Player ActiveX for IE $version is already installed."
    }
    
    if ($allRight) {
      Install-ChocolateyPackage $packageName 'msi' $installArgs $url
    }
    

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Dependencies

This package has no dependencies.

Maintainer(s)

Software Author(s)

  • Adobe Systems Incorporated

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Version History

Version Downloads Last updated Status
Flash Player ActiveX 21.0.0.213 35128 Thursday, April 7, 2016 approved
Flash Player ActiveX 21.0.0.197 22268 Wednesday, March 23, 2016 approved
Flash Player ActiveX 21.0.0.182 21590 Thursday, March 10, 2016 approved
Flash Player ActiveX 20.0.0.306 30361 Tuesday, February 9, 2016 approved
Flash Player ActiveX 20.0.0.286 27781 Tuesday, January 19, 2016 approved
Flash Player ActiveX 20.0.0.270 25263 Saturday, January 2, 2016 approved
Flash Player ActiveX 20.0.0.228 20502 Tuesday, December 8, 2015 approved
Flash Player ActiveX 19.0.0.245 24125 Tuesday, November 10, 2015 approved
Flash Player ActiveX 19.0.0.226 21464 Friday, October 16, 2015 approved
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