Introduction to Flash Uninstaller
Flash Uninstaller can be understood as a software program offered by Adobe to uninstall Flash player completely from our computer systems. The reason is that from December 31, 2020, adobe is not supporting this software, which was announced in July 2017. So with Uninstaller, we can easily remove each and every file related to Flash player from our computer system very quickly. Here in this article, we will go through a number of related terms of Uninstaller of Flash player such as the need of uninstalling it, How to download and run abode Uninstaller, and so on. So let me take through all of this information one by one.
After becoming outdated, it is necessary to uninstall Adobe Flash Play. For uninstalling it completely, we use an installer program that you can find with the name Adobe Flash Uninstaller. So let us have a look at why we need it?
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There must be a question that comes into your mind that why we need to uninstall this software from our computer system, so the reason is that after the end of the life of Flash player means when adobe stopped supporting this software, then no updates and security patches will provide by the end of adobe so for make your computer system secure you need to uninstall it completely.
Some of the Users who are still using Adobe Flash get reminders from Adobe to Uninstall Flash Player from their computer systems, and the reason is that HTML5, WebAssembly, and WebGL type of Open Standards have the continuous maturing process over the years and become as the best alternatives for Flash content. Not only this reason but major browsers vendors also deprecate most of the plugins like Flash Player to make their user interface more and more better. So I think this is why we have to uninstall adobe flash from our computer.
After discussing about the need for uninstallation, it is necessary to tell you how we can do this uninstalling process of adobe Flash for our computer system. So now let us go through the steps for downloading as well as well running process of Uninstaller of Adobe Flash.
Download and Run the uninstaller
For having uninstaller in your computer system, you need to go through the following steps:
First, go to the internet browser, and open it. You can use any internet browser of your computer systems. For example, I have Chrome on my computer as an internet browser, so I will open it and navigate for adobe.com, or you can simply type “Flash player uninstaller” in the search box of any browser. I am using Chrome browser, so here is the search box of it, and I type the same text here. After navigating, it shows me these results, and I will go with the first link by clicking on it, which is the page of adobe.com.
Once we click on this link Uninstall instruction page of Flash Player will be open on adobe.com, and here we can find the link of Uninstaller; when we scroll down through this page so click on it.
It will take a few seconds to download the installation/run file of Uninstaller once you click on it, and after downloading of it, you can find it on the Downloads page of the chrome browser. You can simply press the Ctrl + J button on the keyboard to open this page. If you are on other browsers, you can search for the Downloaded page of that browser. If you know the location where it got saved, then go to that folder of your computer directly, or you can click on the ‘Show Folder’ button on this download page.
Once you click on this button of chrome browser saved location dialog box will be open like this. I have run a file of adobe Uninstaller here in this location. So you can go to the folder of your computer system where you have saved it.
Before we start running this application, we must go through one more step, which is very necessary, and this step is to close all browsers that are open in your computer system because adobe uninstaller will not work if any browser is open. So go to the browser and close all tabs. If you want to save something before closing tabs on the browser, then you can do that first, and after that, close all browsers’ tabs.
Not only browsers, but we also have to close other programs using Flash if they are opened before running the process of Uninstaller. So go to the task bar and check the entire opened program, then close it (if any).
Now again, go to the saved location of the Uninstaller file in your computer system, and I will simply make a double click on it, and once I make a double click on it will ask permission for running it on my computer through a popup message. So I will click on the Yes button of that popup message.
After my confirmation, it will directly open a dialog box for asking me that whether I want to uninstall the already installed Adobe Flash Player or not. So if you’re going to start the uninstallation process, then simply click on Uninstall button of this dialog box, or you want to do it later, then you can click on the Quit button. For now, I will click on Uninstall button.
It will start processing the Uninstallation process like this.
After a few seconds, it will ask you to restart your computer system to complete the uninstallation process.
After restarting your computer system, you can open your browser to check the Flash Player status.
Conclusion – Flash Uninstaller
I am sure now you know why it becomes necessary to uninstall adobe flash player from your computer systems and the steps for doing this. It will be good to uninstall Flash player as soon as possible as per adobe instructions for securing your computer system, and after going through this article, you know that it is very easy to do this with Adobe Flash Uninstaller.
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