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Title: Final Plan to Remove Flash Player in Windows 10
Post by: Corrine on May 03, 2021, 02:22:55 PM
From Microsoft reveals final plan to remove Flash Player in Windows 10 (https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/microsoft-reveals-final-plan-to-remove-flash-player-in-windows-10/):

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Starting in June 2021, Microsoft will include it in their optional Windows 10 preview cumulative updates for Windows 10 1809 and later. These updates are released in the third and fourth weeks of the month as part of their scheduled "C" releases.

Microsoft will then include the update in the mandatory July 2021 Patch Tuesday cumulative updates for Windows 10 1507 and later, Windows Server 2012, and Windows 8.1.

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  • Starting in June 2021, the KB4577586 “Update for Removal of Adobe Flash Player” will be included in the Preview Update for Windows 10, version 1809 and above platforms. It will also be included in every subsequent Latest Cumulative Update.
  • As of July 2021, the KB4577586 “Update for Removal of Adobe Flash Player” will be included in the Latest Cumulative Update for Windows 10, version 1607, and Windows 10, version 1507. The KB will also be included in the Monthly Rollup, and the Security Only Update for Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2012, and Windows Embedded 8 Standard.
For those who install Windows 21H1, which will begin public preview this month (http://'https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/microsoft/microsoft-is-preparing-to-release-the-windows-10-may-2021-update/'), the KB4577586 update will automatically be installed and the Adobe Flash Player plugin will be removed.