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Need Shockwave Help

Discussion in 'Tech Talk' started by seanmac45, Nov 2, 2004.


  1. seanmac45

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    Hi;

    I have received via e-mail a small executable program 88kb in size.
    The file extension is .swf and it lists in windows directory as a Shockwave Flash Object under file type.

    My computer has both Macromedia Shockwave Player and Macromedia Flash Player installed, and yet when I attempt to execute the program, the Cannot open this file dialog box comes up asking if I want to use the web service to identify the program needed to open the file. Search reveals .swf as shockwave.

    Any ideas on how I can get this small program to run?
     
  2. NetNinja

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    email it to me and let me take a look at it.

    Just click on my website button and use that email address.
     

  3. fastvfr

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    Seanmac, it might just be that your version of FlashPlayer is an older one.

    Have you gone to the Macromedia site to check for newer versions?

    Good luck,

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  4. seanmac45

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    Thanks gents;


    A relative supplied the fix and it's weird, but works.

    The file has to be opened using Internet Explorer, NOT Macromedia's Shockwave program.

    Weird.