shockwave/flash/java/ do i need them

  MJS WARLORD 13:10 11 Oct 2015
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lots of magazines say get rid of flash , shock-wave AND Java because they can be exploited by hackers but what things might not work if i remove them.

I know that some websites wont run videos if you get rid of Java.

  rdave13 14:41 11 Oct 2015

Websites that run Flash, Java an a few that use Shockwave won't run any browser videos. Same applies to Microsoft's Silverlight. If you don't need browser based videos then uninstall them. I personally have all four and update regularly and remove older versions if not automatic.

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