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Flash Player 9 failing to download

Can anyone help? Notwithstanding the issues that seem to be
surrounding Flash 9 (according to the Forum) I can't get it anyway.
I have v7 installed and was browsing the "Casino Royale" site
a few weeks ago which told me I needed Flash 8 - click to download.
This took me to the Adobe download page (for v9) which fails to
download every single time.
I also cannot now play 'winks' in Windows Live Messenger - I
assume that in the last day or two they have upgraded so that v9 is
needed. Their link also fails to download Flash 9. The 'emergency
link' then just takes me back to Adobe's download page which
doesn't work.
I keep leaving negative feedback on this page but they still
don't amend the page so it works.
How have those that have v9 got it? Is there an alternative
site that works? I can't find one anywhere that doesn't take me
back to Adobe's faulty non-functioning download page.

I am having the same issue. I purchased an ebook knowing I had adobe on my computer. The book needs the digital edition to run and for some unknown to me reason flash doesn't work on my internet explorer and I've tried on netscape where flash works but the download stalls and I don't know if its actually doing anything or not. No security warnings pop up or anything. I've been trying for hours to get it to work...and now thinking I wasted the money on my book. I run vista on a new computer and cannot download the Digital Edition and no clue how to make it work. Is there a way to download it manually onto my desktop where I can install it from there?? skipping flash and java and all that stuff totally? I've been looking and haven'tt found it.


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