How to Get Adobe Flash to Use a Proxy Server

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How to Get Adobe Flash to Use a Proxy Server
Watch Adobe Flash videos while using a proxy server. (Internet image by Soja Andrzej from

Adobe Flash is a video format commonly used on the Internet. Most sites that have streaming video provided use the Adobe Flash video format. If you are using a proxy server site to access the Internet, the server blocks your IP address so the sites you visit can't read your personal information. However, you can still watch Adobe Flash videos while using the proxy.

Skill level:
Moderately Easy

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Things you need

  • Computer
  • Internet access

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  1. 1

    Log onto your proxy server website. There are literally hundreds of proxy server sites available on the Internet. Some such sites are "," "" and ""

  2. 2

    Type the full URL of the website into the search bar and click "Go." The website appears on your browser. You may need to close an advertisement (occasionally proxy servers use advertisements to generate money).

  3. 3

    Click the "Play" button to load the video. If your Flash is not current, a prompt appears to download the latest version of Adobe Flash. Click the download link and allow the program to download. Once this is complete, double-click the downloaded file and follow the steps to complete the installation.

  4. 4

    Select "Play" once again and the Adobe Flash video begins to play on the proxy server site.

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