The online settings manager is for PPAPI plugin (used by Chrome and chromium-based browsers). You should use the Local Settings Manager in the Control Panel.
For more information on loading local swf content, see the 'Disabling local-with-filesystem access in Flash Player by default' section in Release Notes Flash Player 23 AIR 23. This includes instructions on allowing local content using the Local Settings Manager.
Thank you for that. I have added it in the local settings, however, it will play one of the files and then it will loose the setting. I have tried on a different computers, both with Win 10 and they are doing the same thing. The settings to allow the local files to run do not stay. Is there anything else i might check?
We disabled local-with-filesystem access in Flash Player by default a couple versions ago. The local-with-filesytem sandbox was intended to allow SWFs to access the local filesystem, but prevent them from sending data to remote servers.
The local filesystem stuff really came about to support online help systems on CD-ROMs, and had some fundamental flaws. In the context of the modern web, it's a behavior that needed to be retired.
You can re-enable this legacy behavior by setting the EnableInsecureLocalWithFilesystem flag in mms.cfg, which should make the bevhaior persist.
See the Flash Player System Administrator's guide, pp. 24, 29 for details:
That said, if you can avoid this, it's a good idea. If your use of local SWFs is limited to trusted content, it's probably not a problem. If you're running anonymous, potentially malicious content (like SWF-based games from a torrent site), you should really think about the implications before deciding to flip that switch.
If you're a developer, you're way better off running a local webserver and doing your development and testing in a configuration that reasonably represents your staging/production environment, as you won't get late breaking surprises around cross-domain security restrictions that might not be in play when you're accessing all of your resources as destinations on the same local filesystem.