Disable Flash in web browsers

To test new web applications, it’s sometimes useful to disable the Flash Plugin in web browsers. The procedures to do this are quite different in the latest versions of the common browsers :

  • IE 8 : Menu Tools > manage external modules > disable Flash
  • Firefox 3.6 : Menu Tools > Modules > Plugins > disable Flash
  • Safari 5 :¬† Menu Settings > Preferences > Security > disable external modules
  • Chrome 8 : enter about:plugins in address bar > disable Flash in plugin list