Install Flash on Firefox Without Admin RightsOctober 5, 2009
Did you ever have the problem that while being on a company’s PC you couldn’t install the Flash player plugin for Firefox?
Well now there’s a solution to bypass this administrator lock!
Flash (under Firefox) doesn’t require an installation at all. Sure it comes with an executable, but the only thing it really does is copy two files to your Firefox install directory.
Here is how it goes:
You’ll need to copy these two files:
To this directory:
You can do this either by installing Flash on a separate computer and copying the files over, or by simply extracting the necessary files from the Flash installer and copying them directly. There are a few programs capable of doing this, but to make the process easier I’ve wrapped them into an easy-to-use program that can extract files from several different types of installer (and other archives). The name of the program is Universal Extractor, and it can be downloaded from here:
This was kindly contributed by nitro322.
Cheers to him!