Out of Date Windows Software

Adobe Flash Player Update
Current Version (Active X) (Plugin) – Released December 8, 2020
Adobe Flash is no longer being updated and should be removed from your computer. Starting January 12, 2021 Adobe will block Flash content from running in Flash Player.

You can check the version in Control Panels, Flash Player, Advanced tab.

Active-X (Internet Explorer) not needed in Windows 8 and Windows 8.1 or Windows 10

Plugin (Firefox and other Browsers)

Pepper Plugin (Chromium based and Opera)

Double click the install_flash_player_32_active_x.msi and install_flash_player_32_plugin.msi and install_flash_player_32_ppapi.msi file in your Download folder to install.

Adobe announces end of life for Flash at the end of 2020.
Microsoft utility to remove Flash from Windows – KB4577586

Adobe Shockwave
Current Version – released March 20, 2019

Adobe Shockwave support to end April 9, 2019, after which it will no longer be available for download.

You can check your version of Shockwave, by viewing the plugins in your browser.

Shockwave Player

Double click the sw_lic_full_installer.msi in your Download folder to install.

Current Version 7.7.9 – released January 7, 2016
QuickTime is no longer being updated and should be removed from your computer, but some software requires QuickTime, such as Adobe’s Creative Cloud.  If you must have QuickTime for other software, be sure that you are using version 7.7.9, while it has 2 security issues it is the most secure.

You can check the version in QuickTime, Help, About Quicktime.


Double click QuickTimeInstaller.exe to install or upgrade the program.