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How to Uninstall Flash Player from Chrome, Firefox, Internet Explorer on Windows or Mac

October 12, 2009 02:23 PDT

Posted by Andrew.

The Adobe Flash Player is software for viewing animations and movies using computer programs such as a web browser; in common usage, Flash lets you put animation and movies on a web site. Flash player is a widely distributed proprietary multimedia and application player created by Macromedia and now developed and distributed by Adobe after its acquisition. Flash Player runs SWF files that can be created by the Adobe Flash authoring tool, by Adobe Flex or by a number of other Macromedia and third party tools.

Adobe Flash Player Installer

Why you need to uninstall Flash player?

  • Sometimes the application loses it's functionality due to various reasons, we need uninstall and then re-install the newest version.
  • Some peoples don't like the Flash video elements on there browser(Chrome, Firefox, Internet Explorer, etc..), they want a clean browser, NO FLASH.

Uninstall Flash Player from Chrome, Firefox, Internet Explorer

You can now remove the player only by using the Adobe Flash Player uninstaller. To remove Flash Player, simply download and run the appropriate uninstaller for your system using the steps below:

  1. Download the Adobe Flash Player uninstaller, save to your local folder:
  2. Quit ALL running applications, including all Google Chrome, Firefox, Internet Explorer or other browser windows, AOL Instant Messenger, Yahoo Messenger, MSN Messenger, or other Messengers.
  3. Run the uninstaller. This will remove Adobe Flash Player from all browsers on the system

Other resource about Adobe Flash Player

#1  posted on October 12, 2009 10:33 PDT
You did not give enough reasons why one should uninstall
Flash Player.Some Programs require the flash player,is there an
an alternative for the flash Player in this instance?
I love Google chrome but Iam no expert and when chrome offers something new, I would like precise reasons why I should use it.
thanks for your Newsletter,Trude

#2  posted on December 09, 2009 12:15 PST
i can't hear the audio in all videos in utube,facebook etc in spite of that my speakers are working well in different things plz inform me what to do

#3  posted on January 02, 2011 18:17 PST
I tried it. Did not work.

#4  posted on February 24, 2011 18:17 PST
I tried the uninstaller on chrome and it did not work either

#5  posted on March 10, 2011 07:54 PST
The uninstaller didn't work here, even after uninstalling Chrome AND running the uninstaller you liked to.

After re-installing Chrome, flash player was still there.

#6  posted on April 21, 2011 21:04 PDT
you guys go to this in your browser : about:plugins

and disable it from there , that's it :D

enjoY !

#7  posted on May 13, 2011 14:00 PDT
you can't delete the Flash Player in Chrome, because, when you install the Chrome browser, it comes with it. In other words, it's a part of the Chrome browser. It is in fact a Plugin, and Chrome uses it alot. Chrome uses it's own buid in one. If tere is a problem, Chrome uses the Flash you downloaded on your computer. Ok, you can't get rid of it, but you CAN DISABLE it, if you take a look at your plugins!
A great, very simple to use, almost all-in-one tool/extension is CLICK&CLEAN!!! It's stuffed with really great small tools. You can almost see every thing about your Chrome browser and your computer. For newbees it's great! it even has a security scanner!!! Install it, you won't regret it! That's a promise!!

#8  posted on June 12, 2011 13:14 PDT
I used the uninstaller, now Adobe's site keeps telling me Chrome already has it. Jesus christ. Chrome sucks. It still wont display forms, tables, i-frames correctly and it STILL has taht stupid theme bug that removes checkboxes and radio buttons. Why should I have to start Firefox as a fix? I'll just uninstall Chrome, PROBLEM SOLVED and F U

#9  posted on July 29, 2011 21:11 PDT
The reason why I wanted to uninstall the player was that the video froze like every 2 seconds. So, I tried to uninstall the player using this uninstaller. The player wasn't uninstalled, but the video freezing went away :)

#10  posted on December 06, 2011 09:12 PST
Please direct me to a place where I can load the installer for flash. The link you provided above does not work as it is broken. I am getting a page with the following comment "URL not found".

I need to use the uninstaller since several times a day the flash stops working. Several times a day, I am getting a message stating that. In addition, all functions that require flash stop working.

Thank you

#11  posted on July 02, 2012 07:54 PDT
i dont know how to remove flash playerrrr o

#12  posted on August 25, 2012 02:09 PDT

Pepflashplayer.dll --- UMBENENNEN.

Fertig, Chrome Flaysplayer bleibt inaktiv

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