Developers build a lot of Rich Internet Applications(RIA) using Adobe Flash Adobe Flex ,Ajax and HTML which runs out side browsers on multiple operating systems by using Adobe Integrated Runtime environment(AIR) developed by Adobe. For Adobe AIR developed applications much like TweetDeck popular desktop twitter client to run, your computer requires to have Adobe AIR runtime installed.
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So user must know the version of Adobe AIR to update to the latest version.
To determine Adobe AIR runtime version
For 32-bit versions of Windows XP/Vista/7
Navigate to C:\Program Files\Common Files\Adobe AIR\Versions\1.0 directory in Explorer and locate Adobe AIR.dll file, right click on it and choose ‘Properties’ and click ‘Details’ tab, here you can see the version of the Adobe AIR installed in your computer.
Above, version shown as 188.8.131.5210.
For 64- bit versions of Windows XP/Vista /7 you can locate Adobe AIR.dll at C:\Program Files(x86)\Common Files\Adobe AIR\Versions\1.0 . Right click on Adobe AIR.dll file and choose ‘Properties’ in XP and choose ‘Details’ further in Windows(Vista /7 ) to find Adobe AIR runtime version.