This article describes an issue that occurs after you install security update for Adobe Flash Player: August 11, 2015 (3087916) in Windows 8.1 or Windows Server 2012 R2. You can fix this issue by using the update in this article. Before you install this update, see the Prerequisites section.

Symptoms

When this issue occurs, you may receive an error message that resembles the following message:


Adobe Flash Player
An ActionScript error has occurred.

How to get this update

Important 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.

Method 1: Windows Update

This update is available on Windows Update. For more information about how to run Windows Update, see How to get an update through Windows Update.

Method 2: Microsoft Download Center

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

Operating system

Update

All supported x86-based versions of Windows 8.1

Download Download the package now.

All supported x64-based versions of Windows 8.1

Download Download the package now.

All supported x64-based versions of Windows Server 2012 R2

Download Download the package now.

Note The update for Windows RT 8.1 can be downloaded only from Windows Update.

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 Microsoft scanned this file for viruses. Microsoft used the most current virus-detection software that was available on the date that the file was posted. The file is stored on security-enhanced servers that help prevent any unauthorized changes to the file.

Update detail information

Prerequisites

To apply this update, you must have April 2014 update rollup for Windows RT 8.1, Windows 8.1, and Windows Server 2012 R2 (2919355) installed on Windows 8.1 or Windows Server 2012 R2.

Registry information

To apply this update, you don't have to make any changes to the registry.

Restart requirement

You may have to restart the computer after you apply this update.

Update replacement information

This update does not replace a previously released update.

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

Windows 8.1 and Windows Server 2012 R2 file information and note

The MANIFEST files (.manifest) and the MUM files (.mum) that are installed for each environment are listed separately in the "Additional file information" section. MUM, MANIFEST, and the associated security catalog (.cat) files, are very important to maintain the state of the updated components. The security catalog files, for which the attributes are not listed, are signed with a Microsoft digital signature.


For all supported x86-based versions of Windows 8.1

File name

File version

File size

Date

Time

Platform

Activex.vch

Not applicable

603,126

14-Aug-2015

01:50

Not applicable

Flash.ocx

18.0.0.232

19,219,432

14-Aug-2015

01:50

x86

Flashplayerapp.exe

18.0.0.232

794,088

14-Aug-2015

01:50

x86

Flashplayercplapp.cpl

18.0.0.232

179,688

14-Aug-2015

01:50

Not applicable

Flashutil_activex.dll

18.0.0.232

547,304

14-Aug-2015

01:50

x86

Flashutil_activex.exe

18.0.0.232

1,179,112

14-Aug-2015

01:50

x86

For all supported x64-based versions of Windows 8.1 and of Windows Server 2012 R2

File name

File version

File size

Date

Time

Platform

Activex.vch

Not applicable

144,838

14-Aug-2015

01:50

Not applicable

Flash.ocx

18.0.0.232

25,059,304

14-Aug-2015

01:50

x64

Flashutil_activex.dll

18.0.0.232

615,400

14-Aug-2015

01:50

x64

Flashutil_activex.exe

18.0.0.232

862,696

14-Aug-2015

01:50

x64

Activex.vch

Not applicable

603,126

14-Aug-2015

01:50

Not applicable

Flash.ocx

18.0.0.232

19,219,432

14-Aug-2015

01:50

x86

Flashplayerapp.exe

18.0.0.232

794,088

14-Aug-2015

01:50

x86

Flashplayercplapp.cpl

18.0.0.232

179,688

14-Aug-2015

01:50

Not applicable

Flashutil_activex.dll

18.0.0.232

547,304

14-Aug-2015

01:50

x86

Flashutil_activex.exe

18.0.0.232

1,179,112

14-Aug-2015

01:50

x86

For all supported Windows RT 8.1

File name

File version

File size

Date

Time

Platform

Flash.ocx

18.0.0.232

17,103,352

14-Aug-2015

01:50

Not applicable

Flashplayerapp.exe

18.0.0.232

764,392

14-Aug-2015

01:50

Not applicable

Flashplayercplapp.cpl

18.0.0.232

160,744

14-Aug-2015

01:50

Not applicable

Flashutil_activex.dll

18.0.0.232

487,400

14-Aug-2015

01:50

Not applicable

Flashutil_activex.exe

18.0.0.232

741,352

14-Aug-2015

01:50

Not applicable

Additional file information

Additional file information for Windows 8.1 and for Windows Server 2012 R2

Additional files for all supported x86-based versions of Windows 8.1

File property

Value

File name

X86_adobe-flash-for-windows_31bf3856ad364e35_7.3.9600.18015_none_b1fca14f0fd66363.manifest

File version

Not applicable

File size

35,567

Date (UTC)

15-Aug-2015

Time (UTC)

17:21

Platform

Not applicable

File name

X86_c06ba9694930c1a43c17216ae9f23327_31bf3856ad364e35_7.3.9600.18015_none_c4f553b570c46f17.manifest

File version

Not applicable

File size

693

Date (UTC)

15-Aug-2015

Time (UTC)

17:36

Platform

Not applicable

Additional files for all supported x64-based versions of Windows 8.1 and of Windows Server 2012 R2

File property

Value

File name

Amd64_0befde17a05d9f8f8bf8c29dda639dfd_31bf3856ad364e35_7.3.9600.18015_none_0632cf70d32002f9.manifest

File version

Not applicable

File size

1,036

Date (UTC)

15-Aug-2015

Time (UTC)

17:36

Platform

Not applicable

File name

Amd64_adobe-flash-for-windows_31bf3856ad364e35_7.3.9600.18015_none_0e1b3cd2c833d499.manifest

File version

Not applicable

File size

33,703

Date (UTC)

15-Aug-2015

Time (UTC)

17:28

Platform

Not applicable

File name

Wow64_adobe-flash-for-windows_31bf3856ad364e35_7.3.9600.18015_none_186fe724fc949694.manifest

File version

Not applicable

File size

34,511

Date (UTC)

15-Aug-2015

Time (UTC)

17:21

Platform

Not applicable

Additional files for all supported Windows RT 8.1

File property

Value

File name

Arm_a3432c65f764786490ce0b6e06a984e8_31bf3856ad364e35_7.3.9600.18015_none_0e377209de31e973.manifest

File version

Not applicable

File size

693

Date (UTC)

15-Aug-2015

Time (UTC)

17:36

Platform

Not applicable

File name

Arm_adobe-flash-for-windows_31bf3856ad364e35_7.3.9600.18015_none_b1ff13a70fd38229.manifest

File version

Not applicable

File size

34,755

Date (UTC)

15-Aug-2015

Time (UTC)

17:35

Platform

Not applicable

Status

Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section.

References

See the terminology that Microsoft uses to describe software updates.

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