Detect Flash from Javascript

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var hasFlash = false;
try {
    var fo = new ActiveXObject('ShockwaveFlash.ShockwaveFlash');
    if(fo) hasFlash = true;
    if(navigator.mimeTypes ["application/x-shockwave-flash"] != undefined) hasFlash = true;

Credit to someone on! Can’t find the reference anymore.

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