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I need help with the newgrounds player

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I hope everybodys having a good day today. I installed the newgrounds player and I tried to run a game. A pop up window appeared and told me if it wanted to install flash, I click yes and it wont do anything. Can anyone help?


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Response to I need help with the newgrounds player 2021-03-13 19:44:51



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Response to I need help with the newgrounds player 2021-03-14 18:33:51


At 3/13/21 07:44 PM, OnixDark wrote: maybe this person can help?
https://sonucais.newgrounds.com/news/post/1137244

I downloaded it and I put in the newgrounds portal link and it still wouldnt play the game. I cant tell if im doing something wrong.


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Response to I need help with the newgrounds player 2021-03-14 19:17:10


If you're using windows 10, I fiddled around for a while and eventually got it working.

  1. I installed the latest version of Newgrounds player.
  2. I have 7-zip installed.
  3. I opened File explorer and went to C:\Program Files (x86)\Newgrounds\Newgrounds Player.
  4. I copied install_flash_player_32_active_x.msi to the desktop, Right clicked the file, and selected 7-zip>Extract Files..., and clicked OK on the window that popped up.
  5. There will be a new folder on your desktop, with the same name as the .msi file. Inside there will be a number of files, data1.cab is the one you want. Right click and select 7-zip> Extract here.
  6. A new file will pop up in the folder, called InstallAX_32_0_0_363.exe. Right click it and select Properties.
  7. In the Properties window, Go to the Compatibility tab, select "Run this program in compatibility mode for:", and select windows xp service pack 3. Click OK.
  8. Delete every other file in the folder except the InstallAX_32_0_0_363.exe, and run it. Proceed with the installation as normal.
  9. Newgrounds player should now work, unless I screwed this set of steps up somehow. Try using a game that requires it, like this. https://www.newgrounds.com/portal/view/610807

Response to I need help with the newgrounds player 2021-03-14 19:52:27


At 3/14/21 07:17 PM, yetanotherjohn wrote: If you're using windows 10, I fiddled around for a while and eventually got it working.


I've been trying to install NG Player for weeks, and your solution is the only one that finally worked (at least so far). Hopefully Microsoft doesn't make this workaround nonfunctional too.


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Response to I need help with the newgrounds player 2021-03-15 10:54:39


At 3/14/21 07:17 PM, yetanotherjohn wrote: If you're using windows 10, I fiddled around for a while and eventually got it working.


Thank you so much, was looking to get Flash re-enabled so I can use Swiff Player again and tried so many things but nothing else worked.

Response to I need help with the newgrounds player 2021-03-15 15:52:39


At 3/14/21 07:17 PM, yetanotherjohn wrote: If you're using windows 10, I fiddled around for a while and eventually got it working.


this worked for me, thanks innovator

Response to I need help with the newgrounds player 2021-03-17 00:16:10


At 3/14/21 07:17 PM, yetanotherjohn wrote: If you're using windows 10, I fiddled around for a while and eventually got it working.

Thank you so much for helping me solve the issue! It worked perfectly! You are seriously amazing for this, I cant thank you enough! I hope you have a fantastic day.


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Response to I need help with the newgrounds player 2021-03-21 11:59:05


At 3/14/21 07:17 PM, yetanotherjohn wrote: If you're using windows 10, I fiddled around for a while and eventually got it working.


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Response to I need help with the newgrounds player 2021-03-25 21:39:37


At 3/14/21 07:17 PM, yetanotherjohn wrote: If you're using windows 10, I fiddled around for a while and eventually got it working.


Thanks a ton. Has anyone forwarded this to the mods?

Response to I need help with the newgrounds player 2021-03-26 12:04:04


At 3/14/21 07:17 PM, yetanotherjohn wrote: If you're using windows 10, I fiddled around for a while and eventually got it working.


This worked wonders! For the time being, Newgrounds Player works again. Thank you so much

Response to I need help with the newgrounds player 2021-03-27 04:34:09


At 3/21/21 11:59 AM, LilSpoopyKrissy wrote:
At 3/14/21 07:17 PM, yetanotherjohn wrote: If you're using windows 10, I fiddled around for a while and eventually got it working.

Yeah, I ran into the same problem you had. I'm not sure if it's because I'm on a 64-bit Windows 10 installation or just one that's already run across the aggressive updates trying to bury Flash. I even went as far as using the Wayback Machine to find a more recent version of the MSI file and performed the same steps to get a version of the executable that ends in 465, but the only difference is that the error message let me know it's intended for Windows 7 or earlier even though it was running in compatibility mode for XP SP3.


This solution in darksteel131's post on another thread worked for me, luckily (running flashplayer_32_ax_debug.exe under compatibility mode for Windows 7). Have you tried that?


For those curious: The Adobe support page for the standalone debug versions of the Flash Players is still live here at the time of this writing, for some reason. The browser plugin versions can still be accessed via archive dot org by choosing a date between December 8th and the 31st of 2020, though some browsers will ignore your installation attempts anyway (i.e.- Firefox's complete lack of NPAPI support). The latest MSI versions of the installers can be accessed similarly here, if you want to give those a try instead.


The versions of Flash for Windows 8 or newer can also be accessed this way, and apparently WinRAR can actually open their file-type (MSU) as an archive; Unfortunately, there's no easy to understand and extract executable inside.

Response to I need help with the newgrounds player 2021-03-27 05:31:57


At 3/14/21 07:17 PM, yetanotherjohn wrote: If you're using windows 10, I fiddled around for a while and eventually got it working.


this worked for me thank you so much for making such a concise and clear fix. i hope adobe doesnt start some shit and try and ruin this fix.

Response to I need help with the newgrounds player 2021-03-27 12:45:24


At 3/25/21 09:39 PM, Navydivea wrote:
At 3/14/21 07:17 PM, yetanotherjohn wrote: If you're using windows 10, I fiddled around for a while and eventually got it working.
Thanks a ton. Has anyone forwarded this to the mods?


We've been posting the solution literally hundreds of times. It been posted mutiple times in the news section which gets pinned on every page of Newgrounds.


People simply ignored, didn't read, and just kept posting the question over and over even while it was pinned to the top of every main page. There's literally threads where it's been answered 4 to 5 times in the same thread and people continue to ask in the same exact thread.


I gave up giving the solution.

Response to I need help with the newgrounds player 2021-03-31 22:21:20


At 3/14/21 07:17 PM, yetanotherjohn wrote: If you're using windows 10, I fiddled around for a while and eventually got it working.

I don't think it works for me

Response to I need help with the newgrounds player 2021-03-31 22:46:00


At 3/14/21 07:17 PM, yetanotherjohn wrote: If you're using windows 10, I fiddled around for a while and eventually got it working.


Doesn't work

Response to I need help with the newgrounds player 2021-03-31 22:46:43


At 3/27/21 12:45 PM, Fro wrote:
At 3/25/21 09:39 PM, Navydivea wrote:
At 3/14/21 07:17 PM, yetanotherjohn wrote: If you're using windows 10, I fiddled around for a while and eventually got it working.
Thanks a ton. Has anyone forwarded this to the mods?
We've been posting the solution literally hundreds of times. It been posted mutiple times in the news section which gets pinned on every page of Newgrounds.

People simply ignored, didn't read, and just kept posting the question over and over even while it was pinned to the top of every main page. There's literally threads where it's been answered 4 to 5 times in the same thread and people continue to ask in the same exact thread.

I gave up giving the solution.


And I gave up on trying to install it.

Response to I need help with the newgrounds player 2021-03-31 22:56:40


At 3/14/21 07:17 PM, yetanotherjohn wrote: If you're using windows 10, I fiddled around for a while and eventually got it working.


Did I do it right?iu_269102_7202862.jpg

Response to I need help with the newgrounds player 2021-04-02 16:38:00


Help? I copied that .msi file to the desktop, had 7-zip installed, but when I right-click it (the .msi file) it doesn't show the 7-zip extract thing.


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Response to I need help with the newgrounds player 2021-04-03 17:06:20


At 3/31/21 10:46 PM, TheSavageBeast9000 wrote:
At 3/27/21 12:45 PM, Fro wrote:
At 3/25/21 09:39 PM, Navydivea wrote:
At 3/14/21 07:17 PM, yetanotherjohn wrote: If you're using windows 10, I fiddled around for a while and eventually got it working.
Thanks a ton. Has anyone forwarded this to the mods?
We've been posting the solution literally hundreds of times. It been posted mutiple times in the news section which gets pinned on every page of Newgrounds.

People simply ignored, didn't read, and just kept posting the question over and over even while it was pinned to the top of every main page. There's literally threads where it's been answered 4 to 5 times in the same thread and people continue to ask in the same exact thread.

I gave up giving the solution.
And I gave up on trying to install it.


Same, this is too much to be doing just to play some shitty flash games online....ok I'm sorry, there are damn great ones I'd like to play again, but the fact I have to go through this much effort just to play is just bad. Also I'm just too fucking lazy anymore to participate in trying to get a broken software to work.


Seriously, why even bother releasing a software you claim will play flash if it doesn't even work? At least Ruffle is more competent than this bullshit...and it's a demo!

Response to I need help with the newgrounds player 2021-04-04 03:09:03


At 3/12/21 07:19 PM, jose233353 wrote: I hope everybodys having a good day today. I installed the newgrounds player and I tried to run a game. A pop up window appeared and told me if it wanted to install flash, I click yes and it wont do anything. Can anyone help?


Can you reply with the screenshot link of that. maybe i could help

Response to I need help with the newgrounds player 2021-04-05 01:20:52


At 3/14/21 07:17 PM, yetanotherjohn wrote: If you're using windows 10, I fiddled around for a while and eventually got it working.


Thank you so much, pls take my reddit gold.

Response to I need help with the newgrounds player 2021-04-07 07:31:01


Writes that the latest version of the flash player in the browser is already installed in the Explorer browser. For this reason, I cannot update.

Response to I need help with the newgrounds player 2021-04-10 05:16:25


At 3/14/21 07:17 PM, yetanotherjohn wrote: If you're using windows 10, I fiddled around for a while and eventually got it working.

You are a literal savior to so many including me, thank you so much.

Response to I need help with the newgrounds player 2021-04-11 08:31:04


At 3/27/21 04:34 AM, Tech-Yoshi wrote:
At 3/21/21 11:59 AM, LilSpoopyKrissy wrote:
At 3/14/21 07:17 PM, yetanotherjohn wrote: If you're using windows 10, I fiddled around for a while and eventually got it working.
Yeah, I ran into the same problem you had. I'm not sure if it's because I'm on a 64-bit Windows 10 installation or just one that's already run across the aggressive updates trying to bury Flash. I even went as far as using the Wayback Machine to find a more recent version of the MSI file and performed the same steps to get a version of the executable that ends in 465, but the only difference is that the error message let me know it's intended for Windows 7 or earlier even though it was running in compatibility mode for XP SP3.

This solution in darksteel131's post on another thread worked for me, luckily (running flashplayer_32_ax_debug.exe under compatibility mode for Windows 7). Have you tried that?

For those curious: The Adobe support page for the standalone debug versions of the Flash Players is still live here at the time of this writing, for some reason. The browser plugin versions can still be accessed via archive dot org by choosing a date between December 8th and the 31st of 2020, though some browsers will ignore your installation attempts anyway (i.e.- Firefox's complete lack of NPAPI support). The latest MSI versions of the installers can be accessed similarly here, if you want to give those a try instead.

The versions of Flash for Windows 8 or newer can also be accessed this way, and apparently WinRAR can actually open their file-type (MSU) as an archive; Unfortunately, there's no easy to understand and extract executable inside.


Worked for me too, thanks!

Response to I need help with the newgrounds player 2021-04-13 15:36:14


At 3/14/21 07:17 PM, yetanotherjohn wrote: If you're using windows 10, I fiddled around for a while and eventually got it working.


I dont know how to do it.I dont understand where and what to do.


I would just like for NG to just embed the flash into the website instead of hounding me to use a player that doesn't even work on linux. My browser plays flash files just fine so it's annoying that all websites now hide the flashes saying i can't play them even tho i clearly can. Is there a "just give me the .swf" button i am missing?

Response to I need help with the newgrounds player 2021-04-14 11:32:34


At 4/13/21 04:02 PM, Oczek wrote: I would just like for NG to just embed the flash into the website instead of hounding me to use a player that doesn't even work on linux. My browser plays flash files just fine so it's annoying that all websites now hide the flashes saying i can't play them even tho i clearly can. Is there a "just give me the .swf" button i am missing?


Go to your account settings and disable both "use Newgrounds Player" and "use Ruffle".


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Response to I need help with the newgrounds player 2021-04-16 12:38:40


At 3/14/21 07:17 PM, yetanotherjohn wrote: If you're using windows 10, I fiddled around for a while and eventually got it working.


There is not Newgrounds folder in there, I installed it and everything.

Response to I need help with the newgrounds player 2021-04-21 03:35:53


At 3/14/21 07:17 PM, yetanotherjohn wrote: If you're using windows 10, I fiddled around for a while and eventually got it working.

on step five there no data1.cab , or i install wrong version?