How to Install Flash Player on Firefox Portable

Firefox Portable is a scaled-down, lightweight version of the Firefox browser. To enable mobility of the browser, the software is designed to run off a USB/thumb drive. The Adobe Flash Player may be installed as a plug-in to the Firefox Portable browser on a USB drive. To accomplish the installation, two files are extracted from the Adobe Flash Player installation file, and then copied to the Firefox Portable plugin directory on the USB drive.

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Download the most current full version of Adobe Flash Player. Save the installation program to your hard drive.

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Download and install the Universal Extractor tool.

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Open the Universal Extractor application. Navigate to the Adobe Flash Player installation file downloaded in Step 1.

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Extract two files from the Flash Player installation file, and save to hard drive. Extract the files: 1. flashplayer.xpt 2. NPSWF32.dll

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Navigate to the two files from the previous step. Select both files.

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Copy the two files to the Firefox Portable plug-in directory on the USB drive. If the default installation for the Firefox Portable installation was used, the directory to copy the two files to is: \Mozilla Firefox\plugins

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Test the installation by using the Firefox Portable browser, and navigating to a site that uses the Adobe Flash plug-in, such as YouTube.com, and accessing a video or slideshow which requires the Flash Player.