Firefox 2.0.0.3 needs to be restarted in order to install Flash 9.0.45

RESOLVED INVALID

Status

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RESOLVED INVALID
12 years ago
12 years ago

People

(Reporter: danielebeyk, Unassigned)

Tracking

1.8 Branch
x86
Windows Server 2003
Points:
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Description

12 years ago
User-Agent:       Mozilla/4.0 (compatible; MSIE 7.0; Windows NT 5.2; .NET CLR 1.1.4322)
Build Identifier: Firefox 2.0.0.3

See Steps Below

Reproducible: Always

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Install Firefox 2.0.0.3
2. Go to http://www.adobe.com and select Get Flash Player
3. Select Download Now, Save the file and Run it
4. The installer requires Firefox be closed

Actual Results:  
If Firefox is closed, the installer works fine
If Firefox is not closed, the installer doesn't work

Expected Results:  
Expect Firefox to install the Flash Player like IE6/IE7 where it doesn't need to be closed or restarted
Component: General → Plug-ins
Product: Firefox → Core
QA Contact: general → plugins
Version: unspecified → 1.8 Branch

Comment 1

12 years ago
Well http://www.adobe.com/ itself uses Flash, so the Flash plugin is in-use and cannot be replaced. IE uses ActiveX plugins, they work differently...

Comment 2

12 years ago
This is per design, so invalid.
Status: UNCONFIRMED → RESOLVED
Last Resolved: 12 years ago
Resolution: --- → INVALID
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