Disable Flash in Internet Explorer on Windows RT

Since Microsoft has changed the way Adobe Flash operates on Windows RT by going from a whitelist approach to a blacklist approach it may be worthwhile knowing how to disable Flash on you Windows RT tablet.

You need to make these changes via the desktop version of Internet Explorer (which will also make the changes to the metro version of Internet Explorer) as follows:

  1. Click or tap on Tools or the little cog icon in the top right of the Internet Explorer window,
  2. Click Options,
  3. Click on Manage add-ons,
  4. Click on Shockwave Flash Object,
  5. Click on Disable,
  6. Click on Close.

That’s all you should need to do to stop Flash from operating on your Windows RT tablet.

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