By Sam Deering

jQuery Check if Flash is Enabled

By Sam Deering
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Simple jQuery snippet to check if flash is enabled on your browser. Also I found a useful article of how to turn flash on and off for browser testing.

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//checks if flash is installed/enabled on the browser
function isFlashEnabled()
    var hasFlash = false;
        var fo = new ActiveXObject('ShockwaveFlash.ShockwaveFlash');
        if(fo) hasFlash = true;
        if(navigator.mimeTypes ["application/x-shockwave-flash"] != undefined) hasFlash = true;
    return hasFlash;
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