3 Replies Latest reply: Apr 14, 2013 3:00 AM by Klaus1
Ajoroens Level 1 Level 1


              Here is the story.  I just bought a new iMac running 10.83.  The problem I'm having is that I cannot watch any of the news site videos because they all ask for Adobe Flash Player.  I have downloaded Adobe and am not getting any results.  The video starts to run, but then either stops and/or looses the sound. Examples of sites are loacal news, CNN and Weather Channel.  Nothing seems to work.


This has become really frustrated.  Any help would be greatly appreciated.  Just do not understand why I'm not able to get this up and going.




iMac, iOS 6.1
  • gail from maine Level 7 Level 7

    Hi Ajoroens,


    Not sure if this will work, but try restarting your Mac....see if that clears the problem up.





  • Paul_31 Level 6 Level 6

    Try completely uninstalling Flash using Adobe Flash Install Manager which should be in the Utilities folder and then re-download and install it from adobe.com


    Or if that fails, install Chrome which has Flash built-in .

  • Klaus1 Level 8 Level 8

    Two bugs, one affecting Apple's Mac platform and another attacking Microsoft's Windows, exploit certain Flash player vulnerabilities to install malware onto users' systems, reports ArsTechnica. While users of other operating systems like Linux have yet to report attacks, Adobe's advisory notes the exploit affects all platforms.


    Designated as CVE-2013-0634, the first vulnerability targets the Safari and Firefox Web browsers running on OS X, and is also being used as a trojan to deploy Microsoft Word documents containing malware. For Mac users, the flaw affects Adobe Flash Player version 11.5.502.146 or earlier.


    On March 1 Apple again blocked Flash Player for Lion and Mountain Lion:



    The Adobe Flash patch can be found on Adobe’s website, and users can visit this page to check if their software is the most curent version.


    You should uninstall any previous version first, and repair permissions after installing the new version.


    If you still get a ‘plug-ins blocked’ message: