In 2017, Adobe Flash Player was announced to end in 2020, and related to this, every browser vendor began to commit to stopping and removing this service and support in their browsers, including Microsoft Edge which previously also gave a warning in the form of a small banner and reminded users even Flash Player support is coming to an end.
In addition, Microsoft recently published a new notification on its Blog page, where they again reminded that Adobe Flash Player support on Microsoft Edge (be it Edge Chromium or Edge Legacy) and Internet Explorer 11 will end at the end of the year. this.
“Microsoft is ending support for Adobe Flash Player on Microsoft Edge (both the new Microsoft Edge and Microsoft Edge Legacy) and Internet Explorer 11 at the end of 2020.” Note Microsoft.
Regarding this, later in the early 2021, all versions of Windows that still get update support will get an optional update that functions to remove Adobe Flash Player from the operating system, and of course this update will become the recommended update. After that, it was also noted that in the following summer, all APIs, including the group policies, and interfaces that manage Flash will be removed from Edge Legacy and Internet Explorer 11 via Cumulative Update.
“In Summer of 2021, all the APIs, group polices and user interfaces that specifically govern the behavior of Adobe Flash Player will be removed from Microsoft Edge (legacy) and Internet Explorer 11 via the latest” Cumulative Update “on Windows 10 platforms and via “Cumulative Update for Internet Explorer 11” or “Monthly Rollup” on Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2012 and Windows Embedded 8 Standard. Also, the “Update for Removal of Adobe Flash Player” will be included as part of the “Cumulative Update” and “Monthly Rollup” this point forward. If you are working with Adobe for continued support, you should not be impacted by these changes. “ Note Microsoft