Is there a way to turn off Flash on Windows RT/Surface?

Is there a way to turn off Adobe Flash on Windows RT? Internet browsing on the Surface can get kind of sluggish, especially on Flash-heavy websites. Thanks.

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Last updated May 15, 2018 Views 2,343 Applies to:

Hi Anthony,


You may follow these steps to disable Adobe Flash and check if it helps:

a.     Open Internet Explorer. on the desktop

b.    Click or tap on Tools.

c.     Click or tap on Manage add-ons.

d.    Click or tap once on Shockwave Flash Object and click on Disable.

e.    Click or tap on Close.


Let us know if it helps.

Rohit S

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