Laptop running Windows 8 stopped playing streams and certain videos

larrylarr_2001

Laptop stopped playing streams and certain videos. It says I need to dl adobe flash, but the system won't let me. Keeps saying I need a debugger and keeps giving a ESENT message error. Any help in solving problem would be appreciated.

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jimlynch
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Are you installing the correct version of flash? There are apparently 32 bit and 64 bit versions. Also, flash comes with Internet Explorer 10 as well. So you may not need to install it separately. Other browsers like Firefox might require a manual install though.

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