Windows 8 and RT. IE fans didn’t expected it to restrict Flash content other than approved websites by Microsoft. This may be kept as a security measure for users however, it has now turned as a major drawback of IE 10. Still Microsoft is good at supporting users need and therefore there is a simple way to add flash support to metro styled IE 10.
- Launch IE 10 from your desktop. Hit the Alt button from your keyboard to see the browser’s menu bar.
- Go to Tools> Compatibility View Settings.
- Uncheck the checkbox named “Download updated compatibility View Settings”.
- Now go to the IE 10’s whitelist located at the following address of your system: C:\Users\[USER_NAME]\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\IECompatData\iecompatdata.xml
- Open this XML file in a text editor for e.g. Notepad excluding the rich format editors like Word. And place <Flash> there.
- You can easily add new domains using the below syntax, <domain>geekyportal.com</domain>
- You can add several domains of your choice to run Flash on to the list and save it on to your system.
- Add the following registry key on your system in order to test Flash content in IE 10, HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Flash\DebugDomain
DebugDomain is a string value that contains the domain server name for e.g.
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Flash\DebugDomain = movies.contoso.com
However, it should be noted that direct URLs of a Flash page or resource are not compatible as well as any value that contains “/” including http:// or https://. Hope this can help you add flash content for your favorite gaming websites on IE 10.