Microsoft will completely remove Adobe Flash from Windows 10 in July

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Microsoft announced that it will remove Adobe Flash Player from Windows 10 and some older operating systems through KB4577586 “Update to remove Adobe Flash Player” in July 2021. The Redmond-based giant released the first update in this regard last October. which removed Adobe Flash Player from the system through the Microsoft Catalog site. This advanced update was released to help customers test the validation of their environment. The company also emphasizes that when users upgrade to Windows 10, version 21H1 or later, Flash will be removed.

According to an update to a previous one blog post, Microsoft will remove Flash component from Windows via KB4577586 “Update to remove Adobe Flash Player”. In June, the update will be included in the Preview Update for Windows 10, version 1809 and later platforms. “It will also be included in each subsequent cumulative update,” Microsoft said. In July 2021, update KB4577586 will be included in the latest cumulative update for Windows 10, versions 1607, version 1507, as well as in the monthly sum and security-only update for Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2012, and Windows Embedded 8 Standard.

The Update in October the above cannot be uninstalled after application. The update for Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2012, and Windows Embedded 8 Standard will likely follow suit.

Adobe announced the withdrawal of Flash Player in 2017. In January, Mozilla became the last browser company announcements removing support, with Firefox version 85.0, the latest version of Adobe Flash support. Microsoft Edge and Internet Explorer dropped out their support after the release of update KB4577586. The arrival of open standards and the inability to overcome some serious security shortcomings were the reasons for his departure.

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