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Adobe Systems' Flash, a proprietary computer programming environment for creating presentations that involve video and motion graphics.

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Fully uninstall Flash Player

I have downloded the Adobe official uninstaller from: Adobe official uninstaller It looks slightly outdated talking of MacOS 10.7. But surprisingly I ran it without errors ( don't laugh at me, I had a ...
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Boot Camp Assistant: error while formatting flash drive

Hello everyone. A few days I tried to install Windows 10 on my MacBook 13' mid 2010 running OS X Catalina. That was a horrible experience. First I edited info.plist in Boot Camp's contents, everything ...
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User account gone after flash install

Has anyone had an issue where their Mac user account has disappeared after installing flash player? Thanks
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How to enable Flash Player plugin for Safari in macOS Catalina?

The problem is when I'm watching any video that uses flash player, it is showing abnormal behaviour. I'm confused whether it is using flash player or not. Any ideas on how to check whether Safari is ...
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How to hard format sd card on macOS?

I try to make sd card with raspbian software, but on my windows PC from work i don't have enough permissions to do it. Unfortunately it formatted into multiple partitions. Now i can see only one in ...
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How to get rid of the "Flash Player Auto Update Daemon” popup?

Since the launch of Catalina I've been getting this popup about "Flash Player Auto Update Daemon" that I cannot figure out how to get rid of, even though I'm still using Mojave. I know it's a 32-bit ...
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What are the dangers of running Flash on Mac?

I've heard a lot of articles say how bad Flash is, but what can it actually do? I've played browser games that use Flash in Chrome, and now Firefox. I know I have a real version of Flash, and I haven'...
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Encrypted drive log of mounts/unmounts?

Do encrypted volumes contain any log telling when they were mounted and unmounted? I have several encrypted USB thumb drives and I would like to know whether someone has tried to put them into ...
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How to detect and maybe eliminate Malware from 'Flash Player'?

I read about that some websites do claim you have old Adobe Flash Player installed. I am not sure whether or not I got such notifications legitimately or not. I know I have downloaded some Flash ...
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How bad is Adobe Air

I just purchased some software that requires Adobe Air to run it's (NOT EVEN REMOTELY) "native" Mac app. Alternatively it is supposed to run from the web with Flash. Right after finding out that was ...
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I Cannot Play Any Videos On My Mac Computer Using Multiple Browsers [closed]

Until a few weeks ago I was able to play videos on Facebook, YouTube and many other websites on my Mac Mini Server (mid-2011) running High Sierra. Now when I attempt to play videos they either just ...
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How to identify if popup download of Adobe flash Player was infact a virus or malicious on?

How to identify if popup download of Adobe flash Player was in fact a virus or malicious on El Capitan, OS x10.11.6? I am not a savvy person but I can do things if someone explains it to me in plain ...
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Is 'volare-karaoke.swf' a malware?

I am running macOS Sierra 10.12. I've noticed an unwanted file volare-karaoke.swf automatically getting download from both Safari and FireFox. It happens mostly when I'm on financial/payment sites (...
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Flash Player.dmg Question

Quick question concerning malicious flash player.dmg files.... I was on news sites (on the likes of CNN, BBC, etc.,) the other night when suddenly my tab automatically opened a new tab with a long ...
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watching videolectures.net on mac

How can I watch a lecture from videolectures.net on a Mac? I have OSX 10.12.6 and the Flip4Mac is not working/outdated (in particular, this link on the help page has expired. I just downloaded Chrome, ...
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What program can convert .mp4 files created in Keynote to .swf files?

I have created a number of MPEG-4 (.mp4) files from Keynote on my Mac. I now need to use these on a website, but have been told by the website owners that they require the files in ShockWave Flash (....
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Why there is a AdobeAAMDetect plugin showing up in my Safari Preferences Windows?

I have never installed Adobe Flash Player on my Mac cause it has some dangerous security breaches and potentially harmful for your mac then how come this plugin is showing up in Safari, is my Mac ...
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Firefox Flash HDMI No Sound

I've got no sound from Flash in Firefox running my MacBook pro through HDMI cable and I've found a similar question from '15 on the, cached, Adobe Forums When viewing video with flash player in ...
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What's the maximum necessary size in pixels for a video for iPhone?

I'm exporting MOVs from Flash, then converting them to mp4 with Handbrake. The video will scale to the screen size, but I would prefer it to scale down, rather than scale up. So, what are the ...
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Why does Safari no longer save flash game progress?

I don't play flash games a lot. In fact, I try to avoid flash whenever possible; I just don't like the thing. However, there are a few games I like to play in my free time, like Amorphous+. Lately (I ...
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How to load website from macOS as if using iOS for this particular website in safari?

I tried to watch live stream from cbsnews, however installation flash is required. I don't want to install flash, so I set Develop -> User Agent -> Safari iOS 10 as usual try to deceive the website ...
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Choppy/Jerky Video Performance on MacBook Pro 13" 2016

I upgraded from a Late 2013 MacBook Pro 15" to the 2016 13" MacBook Pro. On my old laptop, watching YouTube videos, and PlayStation Vue was smooth. However, on this new laptop, the video is jerky/...
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Safari asks for Flash to be enabled for every website?

I have gotten along quite well without Flash for a long time.  But recently I had reason to install it for one particular website.  Since it is installed, I figured I'd have it prompt me if another ...
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"XXX can't be opened. You should move it to trash." for flash projector applications on mac os sierra

We are experiencing a problem with flash projector .app executables that we build. When the app is downloaded from the internet on OSX sierra the message "XXX can't be opened. You should move it to ...
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Flash content only shows a quarter of the image when played in full screen on second monitor

I have macOS Sierra 10.12 installed, and Google Chrome 54.0.2840.71(64-bit) with Flash Player 23.0.0.205. I'm using the second monitor to watch movies. When I try to open full-screen Flash Player on ...
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Where is Flash installed on OSX?

This question is similar, but it's for Windows. Where is flash installed on OSX? I've searched the whole filesystem with find, and I see Flash files in the following places: ~/Library/Application ...
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Flash Local Shared Object storage security issue?

I have encountered some strange behavior when navigating through the flash Local Shared Object folders on my computer running OS X version 10.11.5 The behavior is as follows: Navigate to the base ...
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Can't install Flash - Installation failed

This week my El Capitan system reported that the Flash player was out of date. So I did the usual thing and went to Adobe, downloaded the latest (21 A) installer and kicked it off. After entering my ...
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35 "Flash Player" in DiskUtility

from sudo diskutil list I get 35 of these /dev/disk35 (disk image): #: TYPE NAME SIZE IDENTIFIER 0: Apple_partition_scheme +...
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Non-Flash Screen Recorder

Currently, I use Jing on my Mac OSX with my team to make a short 5 minute screen recording (with optional voice record). Unfortunately, it doesn't save it in a format that can be viewed on iPads or ...
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Where are the Flash temp/cache files in safari 9? They move every version

Safari 9.0.2 under yosemite and el capitan: looking for where the cached flash video files are stored. It seems they change location every time there is an OS or Safari update. And are they accessible ...
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Flash without installation?

Is there an option to enable a 1 time flash plugin on Mac? Possibly with portable firefox or something like that? I don't want to install Flash on my Mac, but I do find some legacy sites where this ...
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Java and Flash Player do not work on Chromium

I've just installed the latest version of Chromium. But, neither Java nor Flash Player work. How can this be fixed? As far as I can see, Chromium no longer supports PPAPI and NPPAPI.
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Play flash content in QuickTime player

It possible play web video content like a Flash or HTML5 file in external player like a QuickTime player or VLC player. Play video like it made in iphone when using safari.
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Flash Player breaks Safari!

As of a few days ago, some Safari webpages (the first and most frequently-occurring of which was Facebook's News Feed) would start loading but then freeze up. I went into Activity Monitor, and while ...
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Stop Firefox from asking me about blocking Flash

Lately it seems like there's a new "critical" update to Flash every week or so. And every single time this happens Firefox begins prompting me to Allow or Disallow flash on every single website I ...
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VTDecoderXPCService taking CPU

Sometimes I notice CPU load for no reason and I see in Activity Monitor that VTDecoderXPCService is using 15-30% of CPU. After I restart Safari it is ok for some time until it happens again. Any ...
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Flash doesn't appear in my Chromium "chrome://plugins" page

I recently upgraded Chromium manually from http://build.chromium.org I tried loading some Flash content and it won't load. First I was thinking that maybe there's a problem with the plugin so I went ...
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Adobe Flash Player.app file alone, without being embedded into a .dmg package [duplicate]

where can I download the Adobe Flash Player.app file NOT as a .dmg Installer package to put into the Applications folder. I have done so with other files, but cannot seem to find the executable Flash ...
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Mac OSX upgrade Adobe Flash Player, download stops

I am on Yosemite 10.10.1. For some reason (maybe corrupted initial download) the 1.2MB installer stops at around 30% (34%, 35% or 36%) downloading the full installer.
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Standalone Flash player app for swf -files

I use nowadays Opera because it just works for these swf -files. No other browser work. However, the problem with Opera is that it is big. Is there any tool by which you can just view SWF -files?
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Adobe Flash not working

I have a user on a MacBook Pro with Yosemite that tried to install Flash. She downloaded the installer and ran it. It said it completed, but Flash is not working in Chrome or Safari. I downloaded ...
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How do I install Flash in the guest account only?

Is there a way to install Adobe Flash to the Guest account (only)? I'd like to install to the Guest account so it gets wiped out on reboot. I rarely use Flash, so I want to not have to track updates....
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Mac os x 10.5.8 Can't download Flash Player!

I am having issues installing Adobe Flash Player on my 10.5.8 Mac. I uninstalled the previous version. My understanding understand is that i need an older version of flash player as this is an older ...
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Impossible to display full screen Flash content on iMac 5k?

It seems to be a problem that at least two other persons are facing. When I watch a video it works fine, but if I switch to full screen, the area where Flash should be rendered is totally black. The ...
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Fullscreen Flash video only shows 1/4 of video

When I maximize some Flash (version 15.0.0.xxx) videos to fullscreen, only the top left quarter of the screen is showing video, the rest is completely black. I've tried this on OSX 10.9 and 10.10, ...
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Hardware acceleration for flash videos in Google Chrome

Is there any way to enable flash video hardware acceleration in Google Chrome? I get up to 300% cpu usage, while playing flash video. Using OSX 10.9.5 and latest Chrome on a MBPr 13" late 2013. In ...
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Is there a way to take Flash updates out of the hands of Adobe?

I swore off Flash for a long while, until the great Safari support in Mavericks. Now I use it without fear. However, the updating is always a pain. It seems like when I go to certain websites the "...
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"Movie not loaded" error when viewing Flash movie in any browser

When I view a flash movie that's embedded in a page in FF 23, Safari 7.0.3, or Chrome 37, I see a black screen where the movie should be. When I right click on the movie, I get a "movie not loaded" ...
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Enable flash player audio access in safari for a website permanently

I get this request every time I try to use the microphone on the same web page. Is there anyway to set this so it stops asking for this domain. I understand the security ramifications; however I ...
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