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Enable Flash In Chrome

Thu, Sep 19 2019 2:12 PM by ThreeSpot. 23 replies.
  • WGTChampion United States
    1,470 Posts
    Thu, Aug 8 2019 12:43 PM

    Seems Chrome has updated and made Flash a little harder to use. 

    This should help: 

    https://teslabel.com/how-to-turn-on-adobe-flash-player-in-google-chrome/3614/

    I would also like acknowledge some of the stranger complaints I've seen through the forums and CS and say: WGT did not block flash from your browser and it would be pretty counter intuitive for us as a business to somehow coerce one of the largest companies in the world to block the thing that you need to play our game. 

    _CHAMPION

     

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  • lonniescott711 United States
    3,981 Posts
    Thu, Aug 8 2019 1:54 PM

    Not sure about that Champ . Im using the current version and having no problems with the game . If not for the posts would not have known about an update .

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  • SamSpayed United States
    1,389 Posts
    Thu, Aug 8 2019 2:44 PM

    WGTChampion:

    From that web site:  "The world-famous plugin will cease to function on the world wide web with the beginning of next year. Browser devs are trying to move from Adobe in the meantime."

    Can you tell us what (if anything) WGT is doing to address this?  Or is the game simply not going to work for us PC players for some period of time (or permanently) once the Flash plugin ceases to function?

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  • DoctorLarry United States
    2,510 Posts
    Thu, Aug 8 2019 2:54 PM

    Flash will not "cease to function".  Adobe will just not support it anymore, meaning no updates after that.

    Current versions will still work and the game will play on.

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  • WGTChampion United States
    1,470 Posts
    Thu, Aug 8 2019 2:59 PM

    DoctorLarry:

    Flash will not "cease to function".  Adobe will just not support it anymore, meaning no updates after that.

    Current versions will still work and the game will play on.

    This is correct. WGT will live longer than Flash. 

    _CHAMPION 

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  • ScottHope United Kingdom
    6,088 Posts
    Thu, Aug 8 2019 3:17 PM

    Have you read this?

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  • tucker80111 United States
    171 Posts
    Thu, Aug 8 2019 3:18 PM

    Ultimately, WGT needs to move to open web technologies, which are faster and more power-efficient than Flash. They’re also more secure.  I have to believe that some of the major problems we have on WGT would be solved by such a change.  

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  • lonniescott711 United States
    3,981 Posts
    Thu, Aug 8 2019 3:43 PM

    ScottHope:

    Have you read this?

    OOPS evidently not . So it seems that we are up a creek without a paddle . HTML5 it is then or maybe not .

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  • opyeuclid United States
    6,113 Posts
    Thu, Aug 8 2019 4:35 PM

    Please keep your hands inside the ride at all times .

    OPY 

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  • WGTChampion United States
    1,470 Posts
    Fri, Aug 9 2019 8:40 AM

    Don't Panic. 

    WGT will outlive flash. 

    _CHAMPION 

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