Summary

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. 

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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 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:

https://helpx.adobe.com/flash-player/release-note/fp_20_air_20_release_notes.htmlMicrosoft 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.

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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.


For Internet Explorer Flash Player for x86-based versions of Windows 10 Version 1511 (KB3133431)

File name

File version

File size

Date

Time

Platform

Activex.vch

Not applicable

630,358

03-Jan-2016

01:40

Not applicable

Flash.ocx

20.0.0.272

19,625,464

03-Jan-2016

01:40

x86

Flashplayerapp.exe

20.0.0.272

826,872

03-Jan-2016

01:40

x86

Flashplayercplapp.cpl

20.0.0.272

176,632

03-Jan-2016

01:40

Not applicable

Flashutil_activex.dll

20.0.0.272

560,120

03-Jan-2016

01:40

x86

Flashutil_activex.exe

20.0.0.272

1,220,088

03-Jan-2016

01:40

x86

For Internet Explorer Flash Player for x64-based versions of Windows 10 Version 1511 (KB3133431)

File name

File version

File size

Date

Time

Platform

Activex.vch

Not applicable

147,878

03-Jan-2016

01:40

Not applicable

Flash.ocx

20.0.0.272

25,580,024

03-Jan-2016

01:40

x64

Flashutil_activex.dll

20.0.0.272

631,288

03-Jan-2016

01:40

x64

Flashutil_activex.exe

20.0.0.272

885,752

03-Jan-2016

01:40

x64

Activex.vch

Not applicable

630,358

03-Jan-2016

01:40

Not applicable

Flash.ocx

20.0.0.272

19,625,464

03-Jan-2016

01:40

x86

Flashplayerapp.exe

20.0.0.272

826,872

03-Jan-2016

01:40

x86

Flashplayercplapp.cpl

20.0.0.272

176,632

03-Jan-2016

01:40

Not applicable

Flashutil_activex.dll

20.0.0.272

560,120

03-Jan-2016

01:40

x86

Flashutil_activex.exe

20.0.0.272

1,220,088

03-Jan-2016

01:40

x86

For Internet Explorer Flash Player for x86-based versions of Windows 10 (KB3133431)

File name

File version

File size

Date

Time

Platform

Activex.vch

Not applicable

630,358

03-Jan-2016

01:40

Not applicable

Flash.ocx

20.0.0.272

19,625,464

03-Jan-2016

01:40

x86

Flashplayerapp.exe

20.0.0.272

826,872

03-Jan-2016

01:40

x86

Flashplayercplapp.cpl

20.0.0.272

176,632

03-Jan-2016

01:40

Not applicable

Flashutil_activex.dll

20.0.0.272

560,120

03-Jan-2016

01:40

x86

Flashutil_activex.exe

20.0.0.272

1,220,088

03-Jan-2016

01:40

x86

For Internet Explorer Flash Player for x64-based versions of Windows 10 (KB3133431)

File name

File version

File size

Date

Time

Platform

Activex.vch

Not applicable

147,878

03-Jan-2016

01:40

Not applicable

Flash.ocx

20.0.0.272

25,580,024

03-Jan-2016

01:40

x64

Flashutil_activex.dll

20.0.0.272

631,288

03-Jan-2016

01:40

x64

Flashutil_activex.exe

20.0.0.272

885,752

03-Jan-2016

01:40

x64

Activex.vch

Not applicable

630,358

03-Jan-2016

01:40

Not applicable

Flash.ocx

20.0.0.272

19,625,464

03-Jan-2016

01:40

x86

Flashplayerapp.exe

20.0.0.272

826,872

03-Jan-2016

01:40

x86

Flashplayercplapp.cpl

20.0.0.272

176,632

03-Jan-2016

01:40

Not applicable

Flashutil_activex.dll

20.0.0.272

560,120

03-Jan-2016

01:40

x86

Flashutil_activex.exe

20.0.0.272

1,220,088

03-Jan-2016

01:40

x86

For Internet Explorer Flash Player for x86-based versions of Windows 8.1 (KB3133431)

File name

File version

File size

Date

Time

Platform

Activex.vch

Not applicable

630,358

05-Jan-2016

20:04

Not applicable

Flash.ocx

20.0.0.272

19,625,464

05-Jan-2016

20:04

x86

Flashplayerapp.exe

20.0.0.272

826,872

05-Jan-2016

20:04

x86

Flashplayercplapp.cpl

20.0.0.272

176,632

05-Jan-2016

20:04

Not applicable

Flashutil_activex.dll

20.0.0.272

560,120

05-Jan-2016

20:04

x86

Flashutil_activex.exe

20.0.0.272

1,220,088

05-Jan-2016

20:04

x86

For Internet Explorer Flash Player for x64-based versions of Windows 8.1 and Windows Server 2012 R2 (KB3133431)

File name

File version

File size

Date

Time

Platform

Activex.vch

Not applicable

147,878

05-Jan-2016

20:04

Not applicable

Flash.ocx

20.0.0.272

25,580,024

05-Jan-2016

20:04

x64

Flashutil_activex.dll

20.0.0.272

631,288

05-Jan-2016

20:04

x64

Flashutil_activex.exe

20.0.0.272

885,752

05-Jan-2016

20:04

x64

Activex.vch

Not applicable

630,358

05-Jan-2016

20:04

Not applicable

Flash.ocx

20.0.0.272

19,625,464

05-Jan-2016

20:04

x86

Flashplayerapp.exe

20.0.0.272

826,872

05-Jan-2016

20:04

x86

Flashplayercplapp.cpl

20.0.0.272

176,632

05-Jan-2016

20:04

Not applicable

Flashutil_activex.dll

20.0.0.272

560,120

05-Jan-2016

20:04

x86

Flashutil_activex.exe

20.0.0.272

1,220,088

05-Jan-2016

20:04

x86

For Internet Explorer Flash Player for Windows RT 8.1 (KB3133431)

File name

File version

File size

Date

Time

Platform

Flash.ocx

20.0.0.272

17,268,216

05-Jan-2016

20:04

Not applicable

Flashplayerapp.exe

20.0.0.272

808,440

05-Jan-2016

20:04

Not applicable

Flashplayercplapp.cpl

20.0.0.272

161,784

05-Jan-2016

20:04

Not applicable

Flashutil_activex.dll

20.0.0.272

506,872

05-Jan-2016

20:04

Not applicable

Flashutil_activex.exe

20.0.0.272

766,456

05-Jan-2016

20:04

Not applicable

For Internet Explorer Flash Player for x86-based versions of Windows 8 (KB3133431)

File name

File version

File size

Date

Time

Platform

Activex.vch

Not applicable

630,358

05-Jan-2016

20:16

Not applicable

Flash.ocx

20.0.0.272

19,624,920

05-Jan-2016

20:16

x86

Flashplayerapp.exe

20.0.0.272

826,328

05-Jan-2016

20:16

x86

Flashplayercplapp.cpl

20.0.0.272

176,088

05-Jan-2016

20:16

Not applicable

Flashutil_activex.dll

20.0.0.272

559,576

05-Jan-2016

20:16

x86

Flashutil_activex.exe

20.0.0.272

1,219,544

05-Jan-2016

20:16

x86

Activex.vch

Not applicable

630,358

05-Jan-2016

20:17

Not applicable

Flash.ocx

20.0.0.272

19,624,920

05-Jan-2016

20:17

x86

Flashplayerapp.exe

20.0.0.272

826,328

05-Jan-2016

20:17

x86

Flashplayercplapp.cpl

20.0.0.272

176,088

05-Jan-2016

20:17

Not applicable

Flashutil_activex.dll

20.0.0.272

559,576

05-Jan-2016

20:17

x86

Flashutil_activex.exe

20.0.0.272

1,219,544

05-Jan-2016

20:17

x86

For Internet Explorer Flash Player for x64-based versions of Windows 8 and Windows Server 2012 (KB3133431)

File name

File version

File size

Date

Time

Platform

Activex.vch

Not applicable

147,878

05-Jan-2016

20:16

Not applicable

Flash.ocx

20.0.0.272

25,579,480

05-Jan-2016

20:16

x64

Flashutil_activex.dll

20.0.0.272

630,744

05-Jan-2016

20:16

x64

Flashutil_activex.exe

20.0.0.272

885,208

05-Jan-2016

20:16

x64

Activex.vch

Not applicable

147,878

05-Jan-2016

20:17

Not applicable

Flash.ocx

20.0.0.272

25,579,480

05-Jan-2016

20:17

x64

Flashutil_activex.dll

20.0.0.272

630,744

05-Jan-2016

20:17

x64

Flashutil_activex.exe

20.0.0.272

885,208

05-Jan-2016

20:17

x64

Activex.vch

Not applicable

630,358

05-Jan-2016

20:16

Not applicable

Flash.ocx

20.0.0.272

19,624,920

05-Jan-2016

20:16

x86

Flashplayerapp.exe

20.0.0.272

826,328

05-Jan-2016

20:16

x86

Flashplayercplapp.cpl

20.0.0.272

176,088

05-Jan-2016

20:16

Not applicable

Flashutil_activex.dll

20.0.0.272

559,576

05-Jan-2016

20:16

x86

Flashutil_activex.exe

20.0.0.272

1,219,544

05-Jan-2016

20:16

x86

Activex.vch

Not applicable

630,358

05-Jan-2016

20:17

Not applicable

Flash.ocx

20.0.0.272

19,624,920

05-Jan-2016

20:17

x86

Flashplayerapp.exe

20.0.0.272

826,328

05-Jan-2016

20:17

x86

Flashplayercplapp.cpl

20.0.0.272

176,088

05-Jan-2016

20:17

Not applicable

Flashutil_activex.dll

20.0.0.272

559,576

05-Jan-2016

20:17

x86

Flashutil_activex.exe

20.0.0.272

1,219,544

05-Jan-2016

20:17

x86

For Internet Explorer Flash Player for Windows RT (KB3133431)

File name

File version

File size

Date

Time

Platform

Flash.ocx

20.0.0.272

17,267,672

05-Jan-2016

20:16

Not applicable

Flashplayerapp.exe

20.0.0.272

807,896

05-Jan-2016

20:16

Not applicable

Flashplayercplapp.cpl

20.0.0.272

161,240

05-Jan-2016

20:16

Not applicable

Flashutil_activex.dll

20.0.0.272

506,328

05-Jan-2016

20:16

Not applicable

Flashutil_activex.exe

20.0.0.272

765,912

05-Jan-2016

20:16

Not applicable


Package Name

Package Hash SHA 1

Package Hash SHA 2

Windows10.0-KB3133431-x64.msu

5D2E5BBBAA330C6C598675F50987D40F4BC52D52

5EC125627D7CA7B828CF2F66B54A84B64F760B680F7B5CB83C79B40987787634

Windows10.0-KB3133431-x86.msu

B030D644B4941338ABB628F1A39E0102B7E5A547

0A944341EF2B23994125BCCB91762FFA7EB17F3D95D0E508CBED604FA4C52394

Windows10.0-KB3133431-x64.msu (version 1511)

05D3059B22A442C34B2D777391325EDC7D170A3D

207129EAE032DDB027E9BB0BF9920049A0CD3A59128ECBB508C5A027A813ED93

Windows10.0-KB3133431-x86.msu (version 1511)

A6EEB5223BB6D36C53A83138CF026A15E0210741

40D16C9E381FED4324C320A3212AC4EFFDDE7189D19412C6065700DF96AFBBC2

Windows8.1-KB3133431-arm.msu

34B29F7BCB148E94A8920FECF6E95AE51D860EDF

11BAFFB9FA24A741E416E372C53CE41F698355CEDC862E08683D1C1492A31FE9

Windows8.1-KB3133431-x86.msu

CF45278AAFC79587D8509949B9E513821959C769

2504C502E444530CE6E8138BC1485EA16782F6A555CAD49CB28C139C2936CD38

Windows8.1-KB3133431-x64.msu

A206D98B3850A807CF4D4FB06FB93BE8168D20AE

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Windows8-RT-KB3133431-x86.msu

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Windows8-RT-KB3133431-x64.msu

4F6E0F0CE753A0030998C5AEB46466745EFBCFD6

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Windows8-RT-KB3133431-arm.msu

C9E22536AEEDA1E509D3E818BEBF40D08EF56AB0

348527FAB48174038BC9A2DD7B46405FA83B03E7512A25C69F5593EC195A5FC2


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