Shockware Flash Crashes vSphere 6.x Web Client

I recently saw something about this a few weeks ago and didn’t think much of it, until today. Upon trying to log into my vSphere 6.x Web Client using CHROME. I was presented with a ‘Shockwave Flash has Crashed’ message. I thought to myself, well this is great timing. But I remembered seeing something about it. Took to Google and found a workaround from one of VMware’s KB articles.


Google Chrome was updated but Flash was not, therefore there were incompatibility issues between the two that affected VMware products.


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I didn’t take a screenshot of the error as I was in a hurry to get it fixed but below is similar to what you would experience.

Full KB Article: Shockwave Flash Crashes vSphere 6.x Web Client


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