The biggest change this month for Windows users and specifically for people responsible for maintaining lots of Windows machines is that Microsoft has replaced individual security bulletins for patches with a single “Security Update Guide.” This change follows closely on the heels of a move by Microsoft to bar home users from selectively downloading specific updates and instead issuing all monthly updates as one big patch blob.
Microsoft’s claims that customers have been clamoring for this consolidated guide notwithstanding, many users are likely to be put off by the new format, which seems to require a great deal more clicking and searching than under the previous rubric.
If Adobe's test page does not show that Flash is working even though you have installed the latest version, your Flash plugin may be disabled in the Add-ons Manager.To make sure that Flash is enabled, There are three different types of Flash Players: an Active X version for Internet Explorer, a Chrome version built into the browser and a plugin version for Firefox and some other browsers.The Flash plugin automatically updates itself by default.If Adobe's test page says that Flash is outdated and you don't want to wait for the automatic update, you can update Flash manually by downloading and installing the latest version from Adobe.Click on the "Activate Adobe Flash" message to allow the Flash content to load (if it doesn't, reload the page and try again).
For more information, see Why do I have to click to activate plugins? The Flash plugin is set to "Ask to Activate" in the Add-ons manager by default.You can download and manually install these products as follows: For more information on installing updates, and to view the source material for these updates, please visit Adobe's site: https://helpx.adobe.com/acrobat/kb/Repair Adobe Acrobat/Reader: If you are already using the latest version of Adobe Acrobat/Reader, or if you updated to the latest version and it did not fix the problem, you will need to repair Adobe.In cases when repairing does not fix the problem, it may be necessary to uninstall and reinstall Adobe Reader.For more information, see Why do I have to click to activate plugins? Adobe and Microsoft separately issued updates on Tuesday to fix a slew of security flaws in their products.Adobe patched dozens of holes in its Flash Player, Acrobat and Reader products.