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danmulv
12-06-2005, 05:43 PM
I uninstalled Flash 8 player to see if a plug-in detector is working. I reinstalled Flash in my browsers - Mozilla v1.0.7 and Internet Explorer v6 SP2. I also installed the standalone player - supposedly successfully. The player works fine in the browsers, but when I try to play a .swf (ie. click on it in one of my folders) it doesn’t work – I get “Windows can’t open this file”. I’ve uninstalled and reinstalled a bunch of times, restarted my computer, etc. – still nothing. Basically it only works through the browsers and Flash Professional 8. I’m using Windows XP. Any suggestions?

Headshotz
12-07-2005, 10:06 AM
Could it be the files you are trying to open or is it everything?

finchou
12-07-2005, 10:14 AM
in your configuration panel -> folder options -> file types you can associate .swfs with the player.
not sure of the exact names, I'm french and under windows 2000 :)

Headshotz
12-07-2005, 10:29 AM
Windows :eek: Im not a fan