As almost everyone will know, after years of loyal service, it’s the end of life for Adobe Flash Player on December 31, 2020.
On October 27, 2020, Microsoft has already released an update KB4577586 to remove Adobe Flash Player. Update KB4577586 removes Adobe Flash Player that is installed on any of the Windows operating systems that are listed below.
Windows 10, version 1909, Windows 10, version 1903, Windows Server 2019, Windows 10, version 1809, Windows Server version 1809. Windows 10, version 1803, Windows Server version 1803, Windows 10, version 1709, Windows Server version 1709, Windows 10, version 1703, Windows Server 2016, Windows 10, version 1607, Windows 10, Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows RT 8.1, Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2012.
Keep in mind, after you apply this update, it cannot be uninstalled.
This update only removes the Adobe Flash Player that was installed by your version of Windows. If you installed Adobe Flash Player manually from another source, it will not be removed. For more information about how to remove Adobe Flash Player, see the Uninstallation Flash Player | Windows topic on the Adobe website.
Currently, anyone who has Adobe Flash Player manually installed on their system is asked to remove the Flash Player by an Adobe pop-up. If you don’t get the pop-up and want to remove Adobe Flash Player yourself, get Adobe’s uninstaller and uninstall it that way.