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    Microsoft's Flash killing update becomes mandatory from July

    But if you are keen you can download and run KB4577586 now.
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    Re: Microsoft's Flash killing update becomes mandatory from July

    Had to click the link to realise it is about Adobe Flash and not something that is doing in SSD's Apple style.

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    Re: Microsoft's Flash killing update becomes mandatory from July

    RIP, good times was had

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    Re: Microsoft's Flash killing update becomes mandatory from July

    This lack of Flash has got in my way twice recently. Very annoying.

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    Re: Microsoft's Flash killing update becomes mandatory from July

    Glad to see it go but glad there is an opensource Javascript tool (https://ruffle.rs/) to allow some historical stuff to be preserved and seen all nice and safely in the browser (heck it polyfills if you just add the script to the site!).

    I know none of these flash tools/games are super important but its a big chunk of the late 90s/early 00s culture that would be lost otherwise.
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    Re: Microsoft's Flash killing update becomes mandatory from July

    Quote Originally Posted by cheesemp View Post
    I know none of these flash tools/games are super important but its a big chunk of the late 90s/early 00s culture that would be lost otherwise.
    I would argue the IP camera interfaces, weather station interfaces and "The Flintstones The Untold Story" are all super important.

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    Re: Microsoft's Flash killing update becomes mandatory from July

    Now... get rid of any need to install java.

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    Re: Microsoft's Flash killing update becomes mandatory from July

    Quote Originally Posted by excalibur1814 View Post
    Now... get rid of any need to install java.
    100% agree.

    Luckily I don't have a need to install java on my personal machine and haven't for at least 5 years.

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