Microsoft To Remove Adobe Flash From Windows To Secure Its Customers

Recently, the tech giant company Microsoft announced to remove Adobe Flash Player from its OS Windows 10, along with some other older versions as well. Reportedly, the KB4577586 update is soon to arrive in July 2021. Even the company has removed the flash from Microsoft Catalog site last year in October. This advanced update was actually released to aid consumers test validate environments. Also, the company says the when the Windows 10 users choose to update their system with Windows 10 version 21H1 or later, the Adobe Flash will be completely removed.

Based on some reports, the “Flash removal update” will be included in the Preview Update for Windows 10 version 1809 and above. Also, it will be included in the latest cumulative update for Windows 10 versions 1607, 1507, also in the form of monthly rollup update for older Windows 8.1, windows server 2012 and Windows embedded 8 standard.

The last October update as mentioned above can’t be uninstalled from computers once a user applies it on their machine, and this is expected to occur even with Windows 8.1, Windows server 2012 and Windows Embedded 8 Standard.

In the support, even the Adobe has announced the retirement of Flash Player back in 2017. and in January 2017, the Mozilla has removed support for the player as well, and become the lasy browser company to announce the removal. And with the upcoming Windows 10 update, MS Edge and Internet Explorer will also drop the support for Adobe Flash Player.