What do I do if Youtube videos are replaced with "Plugin Blocked"

Youtube video is replaced with a black box and the words "Plugin Blocked" in Safari or Firefox.

Symptoms :

This can also occur in other Flash based applications


 Update Adobe Flash player on the computer from adobe.com.


Safari and Firefox are blocking out of date Flash Player plugin.

 Applies To:

Can apply to any browser on any OS that is attempting to play flash video. Appearance or message may be different on different platforms.

More Information:
For more information or assistance, please contact the ITServices Helpdesk - 250.807.9000 or 855.807.9001.

Article ID: 210
Created On: Mon, Mar 30, 2015 at 1:01 PM
Last Updated On: Mon, Dec 12, 2016 at 12:59 PM
Authored by: Perry Jones

Online URL: https://knowit.ok.ubc.ca/article/what-do-i-do-if-youtube-videos-are-replaced-with-plugin-blocked-210.html