When you upgrade Adobe Flash Player in Windows Internet Explorer 7 on a Windows Vista-based computer, you receive the following warning message:
This problem occurs because the Ieuser.exe process in Internet Explorer 7 protected mode
does not automatically detect changes to elevation policy. An elevation policy consists of a series of registry keys and registry values. These registry keys and registry values tell protected mode how to handle the elevation of a specific process to a higher integrity level.
Security update information
To resolve this problem, install the most current cumulative security update for Internet Explorer. To do this, visit the following Microsoft Web site:
For technical information about the most current cumulative security update for Internet Explorer, visit the following Microsoft Web site:Note
This hotfix was first included in security update 933566. For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
MS07-033: Cumulative security update for Internet Explorer
A supported hotfix is available from Microsoft. However, this hotfix is intended to correct only the problem that is described in this article. Apply this hotfix only to systems that are experiencing this specific problem. This hotfix might receive additional testing. Therefore, if you are not severely affected by this problem, we recommend that you wait for the next software update that contains this hotfix.
If the hotfix is available for download, there is a "Hotfix download available" section at the top of this Knowledge Base article. If this section does not appear, contact Microsoft Customer Service and Support to obtain the hotfix. Note
If additional issues occur or if any troubleshooting is required, you might have to create a separate service request. The usual support costs will apply to additional support questions and issues that do not qualify for this specific hotfix. For a complete list of Microsoft Customer Service and Support telephone numbers or to create a separate service request, visit the following Microsoft Web site: Note
The "Hotfix download available" form displays the languages for which the hotfix is available. If you do not see your language, it is because a hotfix is not available for that language.
The following list contains prerequisites for the hotfix:
- Windows Vista
- Internet Explorer 7
You must restart the computer after you apply this hotfix.
Hotfix replacement information
This hotfix does not replace a previously released hotfix.
The English version of this hotfix has the file attributes (or later file attributes) that are listed in the following table. The dates and times for these files are listed in Coordinated Universal Time (UTC). When you view the file information, it is converted to local time. To find the difference between UTC and local time, use the Time Zone
tab in the Date and Time
item in Control Panel.
Windows Vista, 32-bit versions
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Windows Vista, 64-bit versions
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Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section.
For more information about this problem, visit the following Adobe Web sites:
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Description of the standard terminology that is used to describe Microsoft software updates
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