Tag Archives: Flash

Microsoft's information on Flash removal in Windows 8.1/Windows 10

[German]Even though Adobe Flash has been disabled in Windows 8.1 and Windows 10 since early January 2021, there may still be code in operating system installations. Now Microsoft has quietly updated its plans to remove Flash from Windows. Starting in … Continue reading

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China Flash Player shipped with malicious Adware

[German]After the end of Flash support, a Flash player is offered on a website In China that behaves like adware and opens browser windows to display advertisements. This case, revealed by security researchers, proves how risky downloading software from unofficial … Continue reading

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How to find weak passwords in Active Directory and eliminate them with PowerShell

[Sponsored Post]Weak or compromised passwords are a known gateway for attackers. If you are able to identify which users in Active Directory (AD) are threatened by this, then PowerShell can help to remedy it. However, PowerShell scripts cannot eliminate basic AD deficits, other tools are needed for this. More ...

Forced Update KB4577586 removes Flash from Windows 10

[German]Microsoft has begun to remove Adobe Flash Player from Windows. The Windows 10 Preview updates released on February 16, 2021, removes Adobe Flash Player from certain versions of Windows 10. In addition, Microsoft is again forcibly delivering the October 2020 … Continue reading

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HP Solution Center broken due to missing flash (Jan. 2021)

[German]Users of the HP Solution Center are facing an unpleasant experience since January 2021: The software is broken. A window  with an f character as well as an I appears – and it is no longer possible to scan on … Continue reading

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China: Trains grounded after flash support ends Jan. 12, 2021

[German]With support end for Adobe Flash at the end of 2020, the Flash player has stopped working on January 12, 2021. In China, this has led to trains coming to a halt because the operator was not able to use … Continue reading

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Adobe Flash is reaching now the End

Just a small reminder for users of Windows 8.1 and Windows 10. Adobe and Microsoft will retire the Flash Player today (December 31, 2020) – Flash has reached the end of the product's lifecycle. Advertising

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Adobe Flash Player – the last update

[German]Adobe has released an update for the Flash Player on December 8, 2020, which raises it to version This is the last update of the Flash Player. Here is some information about this update. Advertising

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Update KB4577586 removes Flash in Windows 8 – 10/Server

[German]Microsoft has released update KB4577586 for Windows on October 27, 2020. The purpose of this update is to provide an option to remove the Adobe Flash Player. Advertising

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Internet Explorer flags now the end of Adobe Flash Supports

[German]The time has come, Microsoft has integrated a notifcation bar, that indicates the end of Flash support, when using Internet Explorer in Windows 10 during visiting Flash pages. Advertising

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Microsoft: Flash Player will be removable in autumn, support will end in 2021

[German]Microsoft points out in a new post that support for the Adobe Flash Player will generally be discontinued at the end of 2020. Then the Flash Player will be removed from Windows 10. Users should be able to uninstall the … Continue reading

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