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9/5/18
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Dave Dasti

Can't add sites to 'Allowed' list for Flash

With the latest release (v.69) of Chrome, there is no way to manage the list of sites automatically allowed to run Flash. I've gone to: 

Settings/Advanced/Content Settings/Flash: once there, there is a toggle for 'Block sites from running Flash' or 'Ask first (Recommended)'; neither setting allows a user to add a site to the 'Block' or 'Allow' list, as the 'Add' button on the right (present in the last version) does not exist.  I can't add the site to allow Flash to run, which is a problem for site I need to access.  I've tried to access this setting via the menu (3 vertical dots on right), and via clicking the 'pop-up blocked/plugin blocked' icon in the address bar.

Was this an oversight, or a deliberate move away from Flash?  Please fix ASAP.

Thanks.
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MMcBee
9/11/18
MMcBee
on V69 try this: go to chrome://flags and disable #enable-ephemeral-flash-permission
(worked for me to permanently allow flash for all sites, and once site is accessed it went on and stayed on the allowed list)
John Colucci
9/11/18
John Colucci

Adding pic to explain Dave's note above

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MMcBee
9/11/18
MMcBee
The site must be allowed for Flash using the padlock in the address bar. There is no longer a method to permanently add/block a site for Flash in V69. 
sarjoor
9/11/18
sarjoor
Hi Everyone,

Thanks for the reports!  I wanted to provide further info about Chrome and all browsers and Flash.

Starting Chrome 69, every time the user restarts the browser sites using Flash will require an explicit click to run Flash.  That is, previous settings for Flash will not be remembered.

Further and future Chrome updates will require more manual steps and/or make it harder to run Flash content.  Adobe (creator of Flash) in conjunction with all major browsers, has announced to end-of-life Flash by the end of 2020.

You can help by asking such websites/webmasters to change to using modern HTML5, which will be supported by Chrome browser, Chromebooks, and mobile devices.

This will become a bigger and bigger problem for websites that haven't converted their Flash content to other distribution methods.

Please note, any items from chrome://flags are NOT user options, but just testing and experimental functions for testing only and can disappear at any time.

Orca James
9/13/18
Orca James
This is why I hate Chrome. Why do you have to dictate how and what I use?  I need Flash to work so that I can do my job - manage vmware vcenter. Now I can't do that. Fuck  Google. 
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Hallå! I datorn har du massor av mappar med olika utseende och ikoner. Kan du på något sätt få några nya ikoner?

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Jag vill göra det mer personligt med små färger som tx i bilden. Jag antar att ikonerna måste vara mycket små och i ett speciellt format. Kan någon snälla hjälpa mig. Hälsningar Kim
 
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