I installed updated flashplayer. Still not working

June 23, 2013 at 10:26:02
Specs: Windows XP
I have successfully installed my adobe flash player and it still is not working. I get a black screen when trying to view a video on facebook or play online games

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June 23, 2013 at 10:49:40
A black video window is usually caused by having "hardware acceleration" enabled in the Flash Player settings when your graphics card is not compatible with that setting. This Adobe page explains how to disable that setting in your Flash Player, that should fix the problem:


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June 23, 2013 at 19:07:09
It would also be helpful to know the age of the system you are using.

Adobe Flash Player 11 requires SSE2 instructions, a CPU processor instruction which does not exist on pre Pentium 4 systems.

See this post I replied to in March, the OP was using Windows 2000 but it is the symptoms and may be the same issue:

YouTube Videos Black Screen


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