Description of the update for Adobe Flash Player in Internet Explorer: September 23, 2014

Applies to: Windows RT 8.1Windows 8.1Windows 8.1 Enterprise More

INTRODUCTION


An issue was found in which some videos may not play, or you may receive an error message, when you try to watch video from certain websites. Microsoft has released an update for this issue for IT professionals. This release contains a fix that will significantly reduce the prevalence of video playback failures on sites where this problem previously occurred.

More Information


Known issues with this update

  • Windows Update will not offer this update to Windows RT-based computers until update 2808380 is installed. For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
    2808380 Windows RT-based device cannot download software updates or Windows Store apps

Resolution


The following files are available for download from the Microsoft Download Center:

Update for Internet Explorer Flash Player for Windows 8.1 (KB2999249)

 Download Download the Windows8.1-KB2999249-x86.msu package now.

Update for Internet Explorer Flash Player for Windows 8.1 x64-based systems (KB2999249)

 Download Download the Windows8.1-KB2999249-x64.msu package now.

Update for Internet Explorer Flash Player for Windows 8 (KB2999249)

 Download Download the Windows8-RT-KB2999249-x86.msu package now.

Update for Internet Explorer Flash Player for Windows 8 x64-based systems (KB2999249)

 Download Download the Windows8-RT-KB2999249-x64.msu package now.

Update for Internet Explorer Flash Player for Windows Server 2012 R2 (KB2999249)

 Download Download the Windows8.1-KB2999249-x64.msu package now.

Update for Internet Explorer Flash Player for Windows Server 2012 (KB2999249)

 Download Download the Windows8-RT-KB2999249-x64.msu package now.

Release Date: September 9, 2014

For more information about how to download Microsoft support files, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
119591 How to obtain Microsoft support files from online services
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FILE INFORMATION


The English (United States) version of this software update installs files that have the attributes that are listed in the following tables. The dates and times for these files are listed in Coordinated Universal Time (UTC). The dates and times for these files on your local computer are displayed in your local time and with your current daylight saving time (DST) bias. Additionally, the dates and times may change when you perform certain operations on the files.