Tuesday, January 29, 2008

Flash "Unable to authenticate installer"

Having problem installing the Flash?

A lot of people do see Adobe's support forum
Adobe said try this http://www.adobe.com/support/flashplayer
For some people, it may due to incorrect permissions in the registry, as here

It does not work for me! if you did try everything else, here is the one that worked for me - Download the IE plugin directly from here instead of install it over the internet:

fpdownload.macromedia.com/get/flashplayer/current/licensing/win/install_flash_player_active_x.msi

7 comments:

uma said...

Thanx. It worked

Lost Souls From IC said...

Thank you very much- it worked- much appreciated!

russ said...

Just what I was looking for. None of the usual steps were working to resolve the "unable to initiate installer" error that the activeX installer on Adobe's site was returning. This msi worked without issue. Thanks.

renju said...

Thank you very much.It worked

BS said...

That link is not working for me. Is it me or the link?

Robert M. said...
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Robert M. said...

It is not working for me. I followed the instructions to the "T". I even did it twice.
I noticed that the command line says.
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Repairing Flash Player HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT Registry Permissions. One moment please
...
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'subinacl' is not recognized as an internal or external command,
operable program or batch file.
It is not working for either. I flolloew the instructions to the "T". I even did it twice.
I noticed that the command line says.
'subinacl' is not recognized as an internal or external command,
operable program or batch file. Hundreds of times
=========================
Repairing Flash Player HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT Registry Permissions. One moment please...
=========================
'subinacl' is not recognized as an internal or external command,
operable program or batch file.
=========================
Repairing Flash Player HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE Registry Permissions. One moment please...
=========================
'subinacl' is not recognized as an internal or external command,
operable program or batch file.
=========================
Repairing Flash Player File System Permissions. One moment please...
=========================
'subinacl' is not recognized as an internal or external command,
operable program or batch file.
=========================
Finished.
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Press any key to continue . . .