Adobe's Flash player was officially retired on December 31, 2020. Since that date, the player no longer works and Adobe no longer offers any support for its software, but that does not mean that Flash has been removed. computers.

Because if the main web browsers have done the housework to get rid of the Flash pluggin, the latter can still remain on Windows.

Users can manually remove the player or simply wait until July and download the Windows Cumulative Update.

The latter will, among other things, remove Flash.

A total elimination by the end of the summer

Technically, the update has been available for a while now, but downloading it is optional for now.

As of June 2021, the latter will be included in the cumulative update preview for Windows 10 in version 1809 and above.

After which, from July, the update signing the withdrawal of Flash will be included in the cumulative update for Windows 10 in version 1507, 1607 and above.

Finally, it will be integrated into the monthly Windows 8.1 and Windows Server 2012 updates.

By the end of summer 2021, Adobe Flash Player will have deserted the majority of Windows operating systems.


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