As a frequent user of multiple browsers, and someone who despises Adobe Flash, I was thrilled the other day when I realized that I could completely uninstall Adobe Flash from my computers. Google Chrome comes with Flash and keeps it updated. While I don’t use Chrome as my primary browser, it’s one of the browsers I use regularly. By leveraging the FlashControl Chrome extension, Flash will only work in Chrome when specifically enabled by clicking. Uninstalling Adobe Flash through the control panel in Windows will not affect the ability to utilize Flash when needed in Chrome; it will simply prevent other browsers from showing Flash content and remove the annoying Adobe Flash update that seems to pop up every couple of weeks. Goodbye Flash cookies. Goodbye annoying websites and Flash ads. Goodbye Adobe updater. Now, when I find the rare instance that I want to use a site that employs Flash, I simply copy the URL, fire up Chrome, paste in my destination and click on the Flash element I wish to enable. It’s safe and secure. It’s much better for privacy since Flash can no longer run in the background and track my movements. It’s one fewer program I have installed.
Uninstall Adobe Flash
Posted on 6 September 2011 | by Aaron Traffas, CAI, ATS, CES
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Aaron Traffas, CAI, ATS, CES
twitter.com/traffas | aarontraffas.com | aarontraffasband.comAaron Traffas, CAI, AMM, CES, is an auctioneer from Sharon, Kansas. For the last 20 years he's worked for Purple Wave from Manhattan, Kansas. Aaron served as president of the Kansas Auctioneers Association in 2017 and on the National Auctioneers Association Education Institute Board of Trustees from 2009 through 2013. He is a past instructor at CAI and co-wrote the AMM designation course from NAA. An active contract bid caller, he has advanced to the finals in multiple state auctioneer contests. During the summer, Aaron operates a farm in south central Kansas. Aaron is an active singer and songwriter and the Aaron Traffas Band's latest release, Enter: The Wind, can be found at iTunes, Amazon and Spotify.