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  • Hello.

    Can i have some question about Adobe Flash Player? Because it ends next day or in new year and i havent got download some games. Will there be a Flash in older versions of the Opera? For example in version 2015? Because i very love Flash. 😃
    My version: https://imgur.com/a/5FnCd5Z

    Thank you.

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  • @theiconn said in Opera - Adobe Flash Player:

    Hello.

    Can i have some question about Adobe Flash Player? Because it ends next day or in new year and i havent got download some games. Will there be a Flash in older versions of the Opera? For example in version 2015? Because i very love Flash. 😃
    My version: https://imgur.com/a/5FnCd5Z

    Thank you.

    For most browsers, Flash had to be installed directly into the computer as a plug-in and was then activated for Flash-containing websites by enabling the browser to make use of it via some form of Flash setting in the browser. Depending on the age of the browser version and the brand, there have been historically different methods of performing that enabling operation, especially in the past year or two as browsers have been redesigned knowing that Flash was going to be deprecated. Hence, how you have to go about enabling Flash in an older browser depends on the specific version and brand of the browser involved.

    Several points to keep in mind, however. First, reverting to an old browser version and/or an old Flash version (if one can even find it) will automatically mean you will be susceptible to all the (probably many, in Flash's case) malware exploits and vulnerabilities that were patched away in the months/years after the version was first released. Second, Adobe (who makes Flash) has clearly stated it is going to seriously attempt to kill Flash from working after the January 2021 end-of-life date - so, depending on how they go about doing that, it may cause even old browser/Flash versions to not function against Flash programs. Third, going forward, it's anybody's guess how much longer the remaining Flash-using websites will continue to persist in keeping such programs/features alive... the Flash user base is bound to shrivel up very quickly after EOL.

  • Opera 27? Or did you mean 72?

  • I meant Opera 27.

  • @theiconn said in End of Adobe Flash:

    I meant Opera 27.

    Opera 27 was released on January 27, 2015 and was based on Chromium 40. The current underlying Chromium version used in Opera is now in the upper 80's. If you're still using (or considering using) a 6-year-old browser like Opera 27, the number of contained security flaws is significant - not even considering the ongoing risks of using Flash. In that case, keep your system fully and frequently backed up to off-computer media unless the computer contains nothing of any value to you or someone malicious.

  • @blackbird71 when there will be an update in the opera that will solve the problem with Adobe Flash

  • @kirill2206 Problem? Flash is gone, that's all. Opera still works fine. Some Facebook games had to be pulled (from Facebook, not anything Opera did), but everything else should be fine.

  • @kirill2206 What problem? Flash no longer exists, so there won't be any fixes for it.