Maybe it’s just that I’m using WinXP in Parallels on a Mac, but you have got to be kidding me:
Additionally, if you don’t have administrator access, then you may not be able to install Flash Player successfully. Permissions can be tricky but, in general, you should be able to install and use Adobe Flash Player if your system administrator gives you full access.
I’m just trying to install Flash! On IE7! And I need to download 2 tools to edit the registry! Gah.