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How do I stop Flash enabling my web-camera ? I've tried Flash settings.

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I want my web-camera to be enabled but only on appropriiate sites (such as Second Life) or in appropriate apps such as Skype but Flash keeps enabling the camera even when I go to YouTube. I have tried their online settings options to fix the problem but it doesn't stop the camera becoming enabled by say YouTube even though I set the options to "always ask". How can I fix this ?

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Try Adobe support, that isn't a Firefox support issue.
http://forums.adobe.com/index.jspa

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Yes, I deleted all the websites and reset everything to "ask" except p2p which I turned off.

Whenever I first go to any page with flash content (from reboot) my webcam becomes powered - note I don't mean that it is actually recording but of course there's no way you can tell that when the light comes on.

This phenomenon only started with the current flash update.

Modified by DavidMakin