Following the news that Adobe would finally end its Flash technology next year, Microsoft announced in July 2017 that it planned to stop supporting Flash in Internet Explorer and Microsoft Edge in late 2020. That was before Microsoft took the Decision to rebuild your Edge browser using the Chromium open source project, and the new Edge Insider browser also comes with Adobe Flash built-in.
That's why Microsoft published an update on its plans for Flash removal from its web browsers next year, and the add-on will also be removed from Edge based on Chromium. "In the next version of Microsoft Edge (built in Chromium), we will continue to remove Flash in the same period of time as other Chromium-based browsers," the company explained.
Flash will initially be disabled, and the user will need to return – Enable Flash site by site; Flash will be completely removed from the browser by the end of 2020. Group policies are available for business administrators and IT professionals to change Flash behavior before that date.
As for the "old" Edge and Internet Explorer, the software The giant said it will no longer disable Flash by default in these browsers by the end of this year, as originally planned in July 2017. "We still plan to completely remove Flash of these browsers for December 2020, as originally reported. " Microsoft added.
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