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Old Jun 12, 2010, 03:45 AM   #1
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What's the best Flash blocker for Safari?

Can somebody please recommend me a good Flash blocker for Safari?

I've done a few searches and can't seem to find anything. The best I could find was ClickToFlash, but no matter what I do it refuses to install.

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Old Jun 12, 2010, 04:18 AM   #2
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Click to flash.
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Old Jun 12, 2010, 04:22 AM   #3
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Not helpful.
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Old Jun 12, 2010, 06:44 AM   #4
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Are you already running Safari 5? ClickToFlash IS a great flash blocker, but I installed it when running Safari 4 and it just kept working under Safari 5. Maybe there is an installer issue if you are already running Safari 5 and the developers need feedback to correct it.
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Old Jun 12, 2010, 06:48 AM   #5
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No I'm using Safari 4 - I can't upgrade to 5 because my data allowance is VERY limited, and I can't afford to download the installer.

I've tried numerous times to install ClickToFlash but it simply never installs - I keep getting the same error: "The installer could not write the receipt". I've tried restarting and installing, using an admin account, the terminal commands they suggest on their site - I don't know why, but it just won't work. Which is why I'm asking for a good alternative.
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Old Jun 12, 2010, 06:59 AM   #6
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"What's the best Flash blocker for Safari?"

The iPad.
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Old Jun 12, 2010, 07:14 AM   #7
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http://sweetpproductions.com/safariadblocker/

This one is great for blocking Flash ads, but it is just for the ads, not all flash.
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Old Jun 12, 2010, 07:15 AM   #8
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Don't install flash to start with tbf.
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Old Jun 12, 2010, 11:40 AM   #9
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http://safariadblock.com/

The new Adblock for Safari extension. Much more flexible than ClicktoFlash.

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Old Jun 12, 2010, 11:43 AM   #10
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For flash blocking (not just ads) I use ClickToFlash. For ad blocking, I use Safari AdBlock and SafariBlock.
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Old Jun 13, 2010, 06:02 PM   #11
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Maybe Flashless?

It's odd CTF won't install for you. Were you trying the latest beta, or the latest stable release?
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Old Jun 13, 2010, 06:23 PM   #12
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For flash blocking (not just ads) I use ClickToFlash. For ad blocking, I use Safari AdBlock and SafariBlock.
those adblockers didnt work for me - I ended up installing
http://sweetpproductions.com/safariadblocker/

which seems to work approximately as well as FF Adblockpluss
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Old Jun 13, 2010, 10:12 PM   #13
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Remove the Flash plugin.
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Old Feb 4, 2011, 11:52 AM   #14
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which would be the proper settings for Clicktoflash???
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which would be the proper settings for Clicktoflash???
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In what way? Does it not work for you? Have you installed the plug in or the extension?
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Old Feb 4, 2011, 12:05 PM   #16
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Why don't you just uninstall flash if ClickToFlash ain't for you?
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Old Feb 4, 2011, 06:22 PM   #17
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what should i do with the regular slFR?
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