April 2021

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Adobe support for Flash Player ended on 31 December 2020.  Adobe have also blocked Flash content from running in the Player with effect from 12 January 2021.  Further information is available from Adobe, see https://www.adobe.com/uk/products/flashplayer/end-of-life.html

As the software is no longer being updated, it needs to be removed from University computers to ensure that it does not pose a security threat.

Where possible, DTS will remove the software automatically but it is possible that we will need to remotely connect to computers to remove it.

Please note the following advice from Adobe in the web page above and do not install third-party Flash players:

 

IF I FIND FLASH PLAYER AVAILABLE FOR DOWNLOAD ON A THIRD-PARTY WEBSITE, SHOULD I USE IT?

No.  These versions of Flash Player are not authorised by Adobe. You should not use unauthorised versions of Flash Player.  Unauthorised downloads are a common source of malware and viruses.

 

If you use Flash content in your teaching, or have other requirements for Flash, please contact DTS via dts@reading.ac.uk.