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.