can't install Flash MX 04, Cant run Dreamweaver 04 under 10.3

Discussion in 'Mac Apps and Mac App Store' started by Jeffx342, Jan 13, 2004.

  1. Jeffx342 macrumors regular

    Sep 4, 2002
    North Andover
    Is anybody having this problem?
    I went to download Dreamweaver MX 04 from Macromedia (30-day Trial) installed fine but will not run at all, then I downloaded Flash MX 2004 and that will not install at all.

    I am running under 10.3.2
  2. edesignuk Moderator emeritus


    Mar 25, 2002
    London, England
    I have to ask...have you rebooted? :)

    Also try fixing permissions, you never know your luck.
  3. Jeffx342 thread starter macrumors regular

    Sep 4, 2002
    North Andover
    Yes, I did restart my comp

    -im running on PB 17in (1Ghz)
  4. Thirteenva macrumors 6502a

    Jul 18, 2002
    I've had nothing but issues with Flash '04.

    The .01 updater from macromedia killed my keyboard shortcuts. They've stopped working. I've dumped preferences, repaired permissions and even tried reinstalling.
  5. zim macrumors 65816


    Jan 5, 2002
    Have you installed the trail app before? If so, they leave something behind that prevents you from using it again for an additional 30 days.
  6. bousozoku Moderator emeritus

    Jun 25, 2002
    Gone but not forgotten.
    You might want to check the Macromedia support area. They have many different issues.

    When I did an Archive and Install upgrade on one machine, I had to delete the Macrovision folder and go through the activation process again to get everything to run.
  7. psycho bob macrumors 6502a

    psycho bob

    Oct 25, 2003
    Leeds, England
    flash doesn't work properly with filevault on until the update has been done to flash but by then the corruption has done its thing. Turn off filevault if you have it on and reinstall Flash making sure you dump all prefs first.
    I had probs at first but with filevault off the probs seem to have gone away touch wood.
  8. Westside guy macrumors 601

    Westside guy

    Oct 15, 2003
    The soggy side of the Pacific NW
    Re: can't install Flash MX 04, Cant run Dreamweaver 04 under 10.3

    To expand on what bousozoku said: The Macromedia MX apps broke under Panther. There are upgrades available from the Macromedia Web site however.

    Note that this isn't a bug in Panther, and it's not really a bug in the Macromedia products either. They were coded against an earlier version of OS X and need to be updated - that's all. (I know you didn't say it was a bug; I've just seen so many "Panther is buggy because program xxxx won't work anymore" posts ...)

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