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let us turn off that flash announcement popup

  • Yes we get it, flash is gone (going....) Microsoft is dragging its feet removing it from windows completely through windows update - they should have removed it on 01 Jan and be done with it.
    We all know its going, so can you please let us disable that damn annoying "Flash Player will no longer be supported after December 2020" popup message.

  • @gizmogadget Remove Flash since the message comes from it and not from Opera.

  • @leocg - Do you know anything about what you are saying, you should be more informed before you comment on something. I do not have any plugin version of flash installed. Windows 10 20H2 has flash built in to the system. Windows was fresh installed two weeks ago.
    To quote from Microsoft:
    "In the new Microsoft Edge, Adobe Flash Player will be removed by January 2021. An update titled “Update for Removal of Adobe Flash Player” will be made available via Microsoft Update Catalog, Windows Update and WSUS that permanently removes Adobe Flash Player as a component of the Windows OS devices."
    Opera is the program displaying the popup, there are other posts from people on this forum complaining about the same thing. Opera is ether detecting that version or just continually popping up the same reminder with no way to remove it.
    Now instead of wasting my time, do something constructive about it.

  • @gizmogadget Well, I never saw that message and I don't have Flash installed, at least not the one that can (or could) be used by Opera.

    And just because you are seeing the message in a programa, doesn't necessarily means that it is being generated by that program.

  • I saw that message once as an update from Adobe itself and told it to go ahead and remove Flash last month. No new messages since. But that was from Adobe, not from MS (I had Flash before Edge even existed).

    Try Add/remove programs, otherwise it's up to MS.

  • @leocg I don't know if you are running the beta or developer version of Opera, I am on 73.0.3856.329 which is up to date, and I get this popup multiple times a day:

    Flash-Player-No-Longer-Supported.jpg

    So stop replying with wrong information.

    @sgunhouse the message is definitely from Opera, windows is not putting up any messages about flash. If I had one of the plugins installed I would have got this message:

    flash-uninstall

  • @gizmogadget I use Opera Developer more often but I also have Opera Stable and I don't remember have seen that message.
    I will try checking again later.

  • I second that request. It's actually a bug in Opera as the problem is the flash plugin will always revert to "Ask first" in the settings, even if you disable it (change from "Ask first" to "Block sites from running flash"). It will be disabled until you restart opera after which it will be enabled (Ask first) again. In Opera GX there is no such problem (it stays disabled for good).