How to disable embedded Flash content in PDFs opened with Adobe Reader

Discussion in 'other security issues & news' started by MrBrian, Mar 7, 2010.

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  1. MrBrian

    MrBrian Registered Member

    Feb 24, 2008
    Embedded Adobe Flash content within PDFs opened by Adobe Reader 9+ can pose a security risk. For example, see The steps to disable embedded Adobe Flash content are found under "Disable Flash and 3D & Multimedia support in Adobe Reader 9" at

    What about Adobe Flash content in PDFs in earlier versions of Adobe Reader? According to the document "Security for Flash Player compatible content in Acrobat 9," available at,
    Use the settings under 'Multimedia Trust' in Adobe Reader Preferences to change these settings.
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