OR Microsoft revealed today that intends to remove and remove the Adobe Flash Player from the company's browsers and operating systems. Administrators who want to completely remove Flash from Windows they will be able to do it very soon.
OR Adobe announced in 2017 that it will stop Flash Player in December 2020. The company will stop releasing program updates and will stop distributing the player.
Flash was an integral part of the Internet, but advances in technology have left it behind. While some sites still use it today, Flash is generally no longer as widely used as it was in its early days.
Adobe confirmed the shutdown of Flash on December 31, 2020 June 2020. The company will remove Flash downloads from its website after the end of the support and has revealed that Flash content will be blocked by the payer after the end of the support date.
The company will release a final update on Adobe Flash in December 2020 as part of the monthly Patch Tuesday. Since then updates on Adobe Flash will no longer be released from January 2021, the Adobe Flash Player will be "disabled by default and all versions older than the June 2020 update (KB4561600) will be automatically excluded.
The administrators and their users Windows who no longer need Flash will be able to download an update entitled “Update to remove Adobe Flash Player ”(Update for Removal of Adobe Flash Player) from Microsoft Update Catalog in the fall of 2020 to permanently remove Flash from the operating system. THE Microsoft explicitly states that the uninstallation will be permanent.
The update will be released to the devices through it Windows Update and WSUS a little later and will be optional at the beginning. The status of the update will change to suggested after a few months according to Microsoft.
The update for its removal Adobe Flash Player will be included in the cumulative operating system updates. It should be noted that removing Flash using the update will not remove Flash used in browsers such as Google Chrome if the application still supports Flash. This will make it possible for you to install third-party browser updates.
Corporate customers who need Flash support after December 2020 can contact Adobe. The company provides information on all available options from here.