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  • The latest on disabling Flash

    Posted on February 18th, 2017 at 19:58 woody Comment on the AskWoody Lounge

    I received an email from a reader who asked me about all the talk about Flash. He pointed out the fact that there are more than 400 mentions of Flash on this site. What, he wanted to know, is the latest status of Flash – what’s the best way to disable it, and if you must use it, which browser should have it enabled?

    The question takes on greater urgency when you recall that Microsoft hasn’t yet updated Internet Explorer or Edge for the latest bunch of Flash fixes. Adobe posted fixes last Tuesday. Microsoft hasn’t released any fixes this month, so those fixed holes still affect IE and Edge.

    What say ye? What’s the best recommendation for Flash, given the current state of affairs?