1.3.3 Ensure 'Default Adobe Flash setting' is set to 'Enabled: Block the Adobe Flash plug-in'


This policy setting determines whether the use of Adobe Flash will be allowed for websites visited inside of Microsoft Edge.

The recommended setting is Enabled: Block the Adobe Flash plug-in


Adobe Flash has many known vulnerabilities which can expose a users machine to several attacks, furthermore Adobe Flash will be discontinued in the future.


Websites using Adobe Flash will not operate as expected.


To establish the recommended configuration via GP, set the following UI path to Enabled: Block the Adobe Flash plugin

Computer Configuration\Policies\Administrative Templates\Microsoft Edge\Content settings\Default Adobe Flash setting

Note: This Group Policy path may not exist by default. It is provided by the Group Policy template MSEdge.admx/adml that can be downloaded from Microsoft here.

Default Value:

Not Configured - But the user can change this setting.

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