Solved

My Flash is blocked on Safari  !  help

Posted on 2014-02-09
9
328 Views
Last Modified: 2014-02-11
Hi
Suddenly, I am told my youtube vid area is blocked on Safari.
I download the updated version, as per the message, and still the same, blocked.

I 'get info' on the file in my Internet-plugins folder

(Flash Player.plugin)

and at the bottom of the 'general:' section, it says

Stationary pad:
Locked:

How do I get the locked taken away? What happened?

Thanks
0
Comment
Question by:beavoid
9 Comments
 
LVL 17

Expert Comment

by:Kent Dyer
ID: 39845762
Flash and Apple (Safari)..  That is like the Hatfield's and the McCoys..  Steve Jobs was bitterly opposed to the installing of flash.  Android in fact, conceded a couple years ago about no longer being able to have flash on the Android phones and tablets.

You maybe running into the same thing with Safari (even though on Windows)..
0
 

Author Comment

by:beavoid
ID: 39845970
How can anyone despise the need for YouTube ?

I know there must be a way!
0
 
LVL 17

Expert Comment

by:Kent Dyer
ID: 39846392
Sure - On the iPhone / iPad, look in the AppStore for YouTube Player...  If you can, you may have good luck with Firefox, Google Chrome, or Opera..  TBH, if you can use Firefox, may be the best..  YMMV.
0
ScreenConnect 6.0 Free Trial

At ScreenConnect, partner feedback doesn't fall on deaf ears. We collected partner suggestions off of their virtual wish list and transformed them into one game-changing release: ScreenConnect 6.0. Explore all of the extras and enhancements for yourself!

 

Author Comment

by:beavoid
ID: 39846481
This is needed for Safari video playback.   on a Macbook  OS X snow leopard
Surely that hasn't been obliterated?

Thanks
0
 
LVL 17

Expert Comment

by:Kent Dyer
ID: 39846488
800-GO-APPLE or Apple Support would have the most up-to-date information - correct?
0
 
LVL 39

Accepted Solution

by:
Eoin OSullivan earned 500 total points
ID: 39846760
Can you post the following information
Check your Flash Player Version? http://www.adobe.com/software/flash/about/

Due to a number of security concerns Apple issued updates that 'blocked' certain versions of Flash on OSX. This is described here - http://support.apple.com/kb/HT5271

You need to fully delete the plugin, restart Safari and install a non-blocked version of Flash Player.
0
 
LVL 25

Expert Comment

by:Will Loving
ID: 39852059
I think eoinosullivan gave you the correct answer. It's possible you just have delete and install the correct versions. I fun Flash in Safari on 10.8 all the time without issue.
0
 

Author Closing Comment

by:beavoid
ID: 39852294
thanx
0

Featured Post

3 Use Cases for Connected Systems

Our Dev teams are like yours. They’re continually cranking out code for new features/bugs fixes, testing, deploying, testing some more, responding to production monitoring events and more. It’s complex. So, we thought you’d like to see what’s working for us.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Hi Folks, This article is intended to throw some light or basically give an idea towards taking the first step in the world of Systems Administration. This would in the real context of the word "Systems Administration" which would mean right from…
In this article we have discussed about the OS X EI Capitan and how to fix Wi-Fi issue in OS X El Capitan. We have explained how to delete system level preferences and create a new Wi-Fi location to resolve Wi-Fi issue.
This Micro Tutorial hows how you can integrate  Mac OSX to a Windows Active Directory Domain. Apple has made it easy to allow users to bind their macs to a windows domain with relative ease. The following video show how to bind OSX Mavericks to …
CodeTwo Sync for iCloud (http://www.codetwo.com/sync-for-icloud?sts=6554) automatically synchronizes your Outlook 2016, 2013, 2010 or 2007 folders with iCloud folders available via iCloud Control Panel. This lets you automatically sync them with…

832 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question