MS16-022: Security update for Adobe Flash Player: February 9, 2016

Applies to: Windows 10, version 1511Windows 10Windows Server 2012 R2 Datacenter


This security update resolves vulnerabilities in Adobe Flash Player when it is installed on all supported editions of Windows Server 2012, Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows RT 8.1, Windows 10, and Windows 10 Version 1511. For more information, see the "Affected Software" section. The update addresses the vulnerabilities in Adobe Flash Player by updating the affected Adobe Flash libraries that are contained in Internet Explorer 10, Internet Explorer 11, and Microsoft Edge.

To learn more about the vulnerability, see Microsoft Security Bulletin MS16-022.

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  • All future security and nonsecurity updates for Windows RT 8.1, Windows 8.1, and Windows Server 2012 R2 require update 2919355 to be installed. We recommend that you install update 2919355 on your Windows RT 8.1-based, Windows 8.1-based, or Windows Server 2012 R2-based computer so that you receive future updates.
  • 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 need before you install this update. For more information, see Add language packs to Windows.
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How to obtain and install the update

Method 1: 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
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Note For Windows RT 8.1, this update is available through Windows Update only.

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