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My mac has de- activated adobe flash and I cannot work out how to re-activate flash ?


I'm using firefox 18.01 and OSX 10.6.8.

I just got this window come up saying adobe have de-activated flash for my safety?

How can I re activate it ?


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Installed Plug-ins

  • Displays Java applet content, or a placeholder if Java is not installed.
  • The QuickTime Plugin allows you to view a wide variety of multimedia content in web pages. For more information, visit the QuickTime Web site.
  • Office Live Update v1.0
  • The Flip4Mac WMV Plugin allows you to view Windows Media content using QuickTime.
  • Shockwave Flash 10.2 d161
  • Picasa plugin.
  • iPhoto6


  • User Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (Macintosh; Intel Mac OS X 10.6; rv:18.0) Gecko/20100101 Firefox/18.0

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Tyler Downer
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Please update to Flash 11.5, you are using Flash 10.2 which is horribly insecure and out of date. http://get.adobe.com/flashplayer/download/?installer=Flash_Player_11_for_Mac_OS_X_10.6_-_10.8&os=OSX&browser_type=Gecko&browser_dist=Firefox