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Stop Flash on Chrome, IE or FF

Stop Flash on Chrome, IE or FF

Stop Flash on Chrome, IE or FF

Is there a way to stop Flash from playing on Chrome, IE or Firefox.  Every time I go on to one of those sites with Flash, I hear the CPU fan running and the battery life goes down significantly.  A 2 hour battery only lasts 30 minutes!

KMeleon has a facility where I can choose whether to play the flash script or not.  Do Chrome, IE and Firefox have a similar feature?

IE has a setting called "Do not play animations" but I think that only applies to animated gifs.  The Flash stuff still runs.

RE: Stop Flash on Chrome, IE or FF


A 2 hour battery only lasts 30 minutes
Following your test - the spec has been changed.
That is a 30 minute battery then


RE: Stop Flash on Chrome, IE or FF

It now lasts about 105 minutes a lot better than 30.  That is with two partly clapped out batteries.

RE: Stop Flash on Chrome, IE or FF

So Steve Jobs was rigth ...


RE: Stop Flash on Chrome, IE or FF

Thanks for the firefox addon.  Hopefully it is portable across releases.  I don't normally use addons because they are normally built for a particular version of the browser and sometimes don't have new versions when the new version of the browser is released.

I also found that if I turn down the volume, the battery lasts considerably longer.  Should have paid more attention to my physics - sound and power are related.

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