Adobe Flash Player is one of the most unsecure applications out there, but at the same time, it is one of those applications that you will most likely need to have installed on your computer.
Today we will talk about the Adobe Flash Player and how you can limit it on the browser that you use in order to make sure that hackers don’t gain access to your computer.
Limiting Flash Player On Internet Explorer
In Internet Explorer, you will need to click on the Tools button that’s located at the left-top-side of the window and, after that, you will need to select “Manage Add-ons”. A new window will appear and you will need to select the “Toolbars and Extensions” and double click on the “Shockwave Flash Object”.
In the “More information” window, you will have to click on the “Remove all sites” button. Once you do this, you will block the Flash plug-in from running on all websites unless you specifically confirm that you want to use it on a website.
Limiting Flash Player On Google Chrome
To access the settings menu in Chrome browser, you will need to head to type “chrome://settings/” in the address bar and press “ENTER”. Once the page loads, you will need to scrolls down to the bottom and click on “Show Advanced Settings”.
After that, scroll to the privacy section and select “Content Settings…” Here, you will see three options: “Allow Sites to run Flash”, “Detect and run important Flash content (recommended)” and “Block sites from running Flash”. We suggest you to select the “recommended” one, as it will run only the important Flash content that it will detect on a website.
Limiting Flash Player On Mozilla Firefox
If you are using Mozilla Firefox, then you will need to select Tools->Addons, click on Plugins and look for “Shockwave Flash”. Once you find it, change the settings to “Ask to Activate” and, after that, close the Add-ons manager.
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