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2217386 - How to downgrade Adobe Flash Player used by XCelsius 2008 / Dashboard Designer 4.x?

Symptom

  • How to downgrade Adobe Flash Player used by XCelsius 2008 / Dashboard Designer 4.x?

Environment

  • SAP BusinessObjects XCelsius 2008
  • SAP Dashboard Design 4.0
  • SAP Dashboard Design 4.1
  • Adobe ActiveX Flash Player

Resolution

  • Please perform the following steps:
  1. Go to the following website: https://helpx.adobe.com/flash-player/kb/archived-flash-player-versions.html
  2. Navigate to section "Flash Player archives"
  3. Locate the required version of flash player and download
    Since operating system is not listed on Adobe Flash Players Archive site, the smaller size archive files (<100 MB) are valid for Linux, larger size archive files (>100 MB) are valid for Windows machines.
  4. Uninstall the current version of Adobe Flash player
  5. Install downloaded Adobe Flash Player ActiveX version (32 bit)
  • Disable autoupdate feature of flash player:
    during the installation process do not select checkbox "Install Updates Automatically When Possible (Recommended)"

Keywords

donwgrade, adobe flash player activex, dashboard, XC, DD, Xcelsius , KBA , BI-RA-XL , BusinessObjects Dashboards and Presentation Design , How To

Product

SAP BusinessObjects Dashboards 4.0 ; SAP BusinessObjects Dashboards 4.0, feature pack 3 ; SAP BusinessObjects Dashboards 4.1 ; SAP BusinessObjects Xcelsius Enterprise 2008