You’ll be surprised to know that a lot of people are using Adobe Flash Player and for good reason.
In fact, Adobe has estimated that 98% of Internet users in the United States use the software. This is understandable. After all, this software allows you to take advantage of the good things that the Internet has to offer like audios, videos and even games.
If you’re not one of these people, it’s not too late for you to download the software. Adobe constantly updates its software and new versions are released regularly. This is because they take pride in ensuring that their software is up to date as far as security and usability is concerned.
Are You Sure You don’t have it Installed?
A lot of people would like to download Adobe Flash Player, not knowing that they already have it installed. Just to be sure, check to see if your computer really doesn’t have it yet. In order to check, you can use the checker on this link – http://helpx.adobe.com/flash-player.html.
If you already have it installed, then you may want to update it to make sure that it’s up to date. If you don’t have it installed, you can easily install it. You just need to download the exe file needed to install the software.
Minimum System Requirements
First of all, you have to make sure that your system can handle the software. Adobe Flash Player has a minimum set of requirements so you have to make sure that you meet these requirements.
Here are the minimum system requirements:
- Your system should have a compatible operating system.
- Windows XP 32-bit
- Windows Server 2003 32-bit
- Windows Server 2008 32-bit
- Windows Vista 32-bit
- Windows 7 32-bit and 64-bit
- You need to have a processor that’s at least 2.33GHz in speed. It also has to be compatible with x86. If you have a netbook, the processor speed should be at least 1.6GHz.
- The RAM should be 128MB and above.
- The graphics memory should be 128MB and above.
- You should be using a compatible browser.
- Internet Explorer that’s at least version 7.0
- Mozilla Firefox that’s at least version 4.0
- Google Chrome that’s at least version 5.0
- Safari that’s at least version 5.0
- Opera 11
How to Download Adobe Flash Player
You can download the software from this link – http://get.adobe.com/flashplayer/. When you go to that link, use the computer and browser where you want the software installed. When you get to that page, verify on the left hand side the system that you’re using because it will show you the system that you’re using. If you need to download the software on a different computer, click on the link that says, “Need Flash Player for a different computer?”
There will be an optional offer like free McAfee Security Scan Plus. It will be checked. If you don’t want it installed, remove the check from the check box. Also, you will be presented with the link to the licensing agreement. Make sure to read it. Downloading and installing the software signifies your agreement.
Once you’re ready, just click on the button that says, “Install now”. Choose the location of your download and Adobe Flash Player will be installed. Double click the exe file and follow the instructions to install it.