Shockwave and vista

I recently bought a laptop with vista pre installed microsoft and to play games that I need to install adobe shockwave player what I did only to find out that vista has not started it and now I want to know how microsoft canjustify the fact that some of their games using shockwave player when it is not supported by windows vista and when you try to contact their Helpline they will charge you 46 books to give you help is on top of the price of the laptop and vista license fee, that I discovered that adobe Director and shockwave 11.5 can be compatible and you can download a trial of this version from the adobe site this that I strongly suggest people and spare yourself the 46 pounds me im going back to xp when I figure out how on the laptop as so far vista has blocked all attempts

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Cut too, Hi

Thanks for posting.

Flash is considered to be a product of the third-party software and is supported by the manufacturer.
However, if you want to display the error message or explain what happens when you try to use it, we usually try some troubleshooting here operations.

I recommend that you check to make sure that you have the latest drivers for your video card by visiting the manufacturer's Web site.
I also suggest you temporarily disable your anti-virus software during the installation of the Flash software.

Impatience back on your part.

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