Why Mac asks for flash players for streaming sites?

Discussion in 'Off-Topic Lounge' started by sadhzcn, Oct 6, 2017.

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    sadhzcn New Member

    Oct 6, 2017
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    Recently while watching a movies online on some free movie streaming sites, chrome is asking for flash player. Although as per I know, mac doesn't need any flash player to run video streaming? Any idea about this.
    sadhzcn, Oct 6, 2017
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    Cory Cooper Moderator

    May 19, 2004
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    Hello and welcome.

    Most of the time, if a site prompts to install Flash while using Chrome (if it works on other Flash sites), is because it is actually a harmful site with a virus/malware/phishing/etc. download of a fake version of Flash.

    Which site(s) in particular?

    Cory Cooper, Oct 7, 2017
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