Microsoft will begin completely removing Adobe Flash from Windows 10 this summer. The Windows 10 “Update for Removal of Adobe Flash Player,” which permanently removes Flash as a component of the operating system, will become mandatory beginning in July. Updating to Windows 10 version 21H1, expected to begin carrying out this month, will likewise remove the software.
The update that removes Adobe Flash will likewise be accessible for older operating systems like Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2012, and Windows Embedded 8 Standard. Microsoft reported the timetable in an update to a blog post.
Microsoft has effectively been removing Flash support from its Microsoft Edge browser with an update that numerous individuals will have gotten and installed automatically.
Presently it’s removing the Flash Player that comes bundled with Windows. A support page for the update noticed that it won’t remove a version of Adobe Flash Player physically introduced from another source.
The finish of Flash’s life has been continuing for quite a long time. Significant browsers were dropping help in 2016, and Adobe itself stopped supporting the legacy format toward the finish of a year ago. With help having finished, the Internet Archive presently offers a backup of thousands of old Flash games and animations trying to save a significant piece of internet history.
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