Update for Adobe Flash Player in Internet Explorer and Microsoft Edge: January 5, 2016

Applies to: Windows 10 Version 1511Windows 10Windows Server 2012 R2 Datacenter


This update resolves a problem in which Adobe Flash Player does not load correctly in applications that are running in Internet Explorer or Microsoft Edge and that have Flash Player embedded. This problem occurs after security update 3132372 for Adobe Flash is installed on Windows 8, Windows Server 2012, Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows 10, or Windows 10 Version 1511. 

More Information

  • If you install a language pack after you install this update, you must reinstall this update. Therefore, we recommend that you install any language packs that you require before you install this update. For more information, see Add language packs to Windows.
  • This security update applies to the Windows operating systems that are listed in the "Applies to" section in this article.

    If you want to install Adobe Flash Player update for an earlier version of Windows, try Adobe Flash Player Download.
For more information, visit the following Adobe website: Microsoft provides third-party contact information to help you find technical support. This contact information may change without notice. Microsoft does not guarantee the accuracy of this third-party contact information.

How to get and install the update

Windows Update

This update is available through Windows Update. When you turn on automatic updating, this update will be downloaded and installed automatically. For more information about how to turn on automatic updating, see Get security updates automatically.

Note This update is available through Windows Update only.