How to Restore Flashplayer

by Steve Gregory

Adobe Flash Player is an application that is used to enable scripts such as animation, audio and video to be played in web browsers. The Flash Player is available as a free plug-in for most web browsers like Safari and Firefox. If the Flash Player in your operating system was accidentally deleted or removed, you can restore it by downloading and re-installing the application from the Adobe Flash Player website.

Navigate to the Adobe Flash Player download web page.

Click the "Download now" button. The download dialog window will open.

Click the "Install" button to begin the Flash Player installation. If prompted close any open browser windows.

Click the check box next to "I Agree" on the License Agreement page, then click "Next." Follow the prompts to install the application. Click the "Finish" button when the installation is complete, then restart the web browser. Your Flash Player should now be restored.

About the Author

An avid technology enthusiast, Steve Gregory has been writing professionally since 2002. With more than 10 years of experience as a network administrator, Gregory holds an Information Management certificate from the University of Maryland and is pursuing MCSE certification. His work has appeared in numerous online publications, including Chron and GlobalPost.