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problem with games and video on internet because of missing plugin

Kevin Tysen
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As in the subject line, many pages on the internet (mostly games and videos and stuff like that) which worked fine last week, now do not work properly. There is a message "plugin missing" or "plugin not found". Anyone else have that problem recently? I suspect all I can do is just wait for Macintosh to send a software update to correct the problem. Is there anything else I can do? Come to think of it, there was a software update very recently. Is it possible that that update changed something?
My mac is OS 10.6.8 and running Safari 5.1.7, by the way.
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If the plugin is the browser JRE, it's been automatically disabled to help counter the Flashback malware. Simply go into your browser an re-enable it.


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Kevin Tysen
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Thank you. Actually I think I found out the problem. I think all those sites I was trying to access had updated their Adobe flash software, and I hadn't. So I just updated the Adobe flash player. I'm pretty sure it will work okay now, but I haven't tried the sites yet.
 
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