I think we can all agree on this: Macromedia Flash sucks. Increasingly as I read newspapers online the Flash-based ads get bigger and flashier and they're invariably lame and terrible.
To neatly solve this problem, do this:
In Windows 2000:
regsvr32 C:\WinNT\System32\Macromed\Flash\swflash.ocx /u
Walla! No more distracting animations cluttering your visual field. -- Steven Black
See also: http://www.useit.com/alertbox/20001029.html -- an article by Jacob Nielsen titled "Flash: 99% Bad".
( Topic last updated: 2002.04.06 12:35:01 PM )