You may have a million reasons to block Flash from Google’s Chrome browser. Maybe it makes your browser crash all the time, maybe you hate when those videos/ads play in background tabs, or maybe you just plain hate Adobe and/or Flash. Whatever the reason, apparently Google makes it pretty easy to do so on Chrome without requiring an external plug-in like FlashBlock.
Here’s what you need to do:
There are 4 benefits of using this approach – one, it blocks all plug-ins like silverlight and java as well; two, it consumes less memory compared to using and external plugin; three, if you use Chrome browser in multiple places and have enabled syncing, the list of bloacked websites are also synced between the browsers and four, it’s just plain cooler compared to using a plug-in!
Liked it? Wait for more Chrome browser tips in the coming days.
UPDATE: Sometimes updating Chrome can reset your “about:flags” settings. You need to redo the process to enable “Click-to-Play” for plug-ins.
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