Critical Flash Update - Update your computer now.

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  1. Gromett

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    According to the link only machines running windows 10 are vulnerable.
     
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    It says "Cybercriminals have leveraged the exploit to target systems running Flash Player 20.0.0.306 and earlier on Windows 10 and earlier."
     
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    Must have missed that bit.....so why even mention win 10
     
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    I ditched Adobe Flash after Karl's previous advice ..

    don't need it
     
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    D'you know what? There are so many updates, upgrades, bugs, frauds, etc, that I just think: Well, if you want to trash my computer, just get on with it. The only thing I'd miss is Fun, everything else I can manage without.
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    Yes but they would use your computer to attack other peoples....
     
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    I'm not sure you can uninstall Flash with Windows 10 as it isn't listed as a separate program any more, well not on mine (see image below). Apparently, it is built in to the new Windows browser (Edge) and also into Chrome. I don't use Edge but I do use Chrome and I'm currently on the latest version having just checked.

    So I guess I am reasonably safe. Or as safe as you ever are!

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    Thanks, but the link for the windows uninstaller isn't valid any more. I suspect it isn't as easy in Windows 10 given they say it is built in as part of both the Edge and Chrome browsers and is no longer a separate program.
     
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    Nah, if they trashed it, it would be in the bin.
     
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    It shows up in my program list. Maybe because I don't use Edge or Chrome but do use Firefox?
     

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    Have you tried uninstallflashplayer.exe from Adobe website to uninstall Flash?
     
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