Microsoft is finally expunging Adobe Flash from Windows 10

Microsoft has confirmed the much-maligned Adobe Flash plug-in will be completely banished from the Windows 10 operating system within the next couple of months.

In an updated blog post, Microsoft says a mandatory update coming in July will remove all traces of the software that once underpinned much of the World Wide Web.

Microsoft says the KB4577586 “Update for Removal of Adobe Flash Player” will be part of the Preview Update for Windows 10, version 1809.

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