Mark of the web (MOTW) breaks viewing of local flash content

Won’t fix Issue #5432985


Nov 16, 2015
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Steps to reproduce


Repro Steps:

Create the following web page that links to local flash content:

<!-- saved from url=(0014)about:internet -->
<EMBED src="foo.swf" TYPE="application/x-shockwave-flash" PLUGINSPAGE=""></EMBED>

Expected Results:

Flash content should be displayed when viewing from local file system when ‘Mark of the web’ is present.

Actual Results:

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    • Microsoft Edge Team

      Changed Assigned To to “Mara P.”

      Changed Assigned To to “Sermet I.”

      Changed Assigned To from “Sermet I.” to “IE S.”

      Changed Status to “Won’t fix”

    • Hello,

      Thank you for providing this information about the issue. Currently, we do not plan to release a fix for this problem. We are considering a solution for a future build.

      Best Wishes,
      The MS Edge Team

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