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Windows 7: disable flash and watch youtube videos??

02 Apr 2012   #1

disable flash and watch youtube videos??


had lots of video freezes watching youtube. have 20GB download speed. so uninstalled flash and now videos play well so far.

according to script blocker flash is not working on other pages and items.

so why do the vids play without flash? if I install the latest flash version wonder will the video freezes come back. grrr :-)

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03 Apr 2012   #2
Tekno Venus

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit (O.E.M)

They play without flash as it will use the HTML5 protocol if flash is not available. This is built into modern browsers so no plug in is required. This can often lead to a smoother experience. The latest version of flash may solve it but it may not. Flash is on its way out anyway so many sites are converting to HTML5.

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