Windows 10: Flash Player Settings in Control Panel?

  1.    17 Oct 2017 #1

    Flash Player Settings in Control Panel?


    Why are we still seeing an icon for Flash Player (32 bit) in Control Panel like this? I thought Flash was now embedded in browsers.
    Attached Thumbnails Attached Thumbnails image.png  
      My ComputersSystem Spec

  2.    17 Oct 2017 #2

    I think this comes from a manual install that you would have to have initiated. Seen the same on my PC but didn't find how to deinstall.
      My ComputersSystem Spec


  3. Posts : 182
    Win 10 rs1 - build 14393.1944
       17 Oct 2017 #3

    When you have Flash installed, you will always have the Flash settings app in Control panel.

    It is there for you to set your private settings, if you want to allow flash or websites to use your mic & camera and to
    give permission to how much memory space to let websites use.

    Update settings can be made there to. These settings apply to all browsers using Flash (Chrome, FireFox, IE a.s.o.)
      My ComputerSystem Spec

  4.    18 Oct 2017 #4

    Gordon7 said: View Post
    When you have Flash installed, you will always have the Flash settings app in Control panel.

    It is there for you to set your private settings, if you want to allow flash or websites to use your mic & camera and to
    give permission to how much memory space to let websites use.

    Update settings can be made there to. These settings apply to all browsers using Flash (Chrome, FireFox, IE a.s.o.)
    I might have once installed Flash but it's no longer installed. Any idea how to remove the Flash Control Panel icon since Flash stand-alone is no longer installed?
      My ComputersSystem Spec

  5.    18 Oct 2017 #5

    Found a link how to uninstall on this tutorial:

    Latest Version of Adobe Flash Player
    Latest Version of Adobe Flash Player - Windows 10 Forums
      My ComputersSystem Spec


 

Related Threads
I have Control.exe (Control Panel) pinned to the taskbar, mainly because I often want to get to Network & Sharing, Administrative Tools, Programs & Features,&c. without going through slow-loading pages of Modern Settings first. Cut out the middleman...
Open Programs and Features from Win+X Menu to Control Panel or Settings in Windows 10 The Win+X Quick Link menu is a pop-up menu from the Start button that includes shortcuts of common management, configuration, and other power user Windows...
How to Open Power Options from Win+X Menu to Control Panel or Settings in Windows 10 The Win+X Quick Link menu is a pop-up menu from the Start button that includes shortcuts of common management, configuration, and other power user Windows tools....
Hey, ever since i upgraded to windows 10, whenever I try to get onto control panel or settings it says "this operation has been cancelled due to restrictions in effect on this computer please contact your system admin" when I am the admin and I have...
I've tried using the Settings App, but I always seem to end up using Control Panel? Is it just me, or is the Settings App just a partial duplication of CP?
Our Sites
Site Links
About Us
Windows 10 Forums is an independent web site and has not been authorized, sponsored, or otherwise approved by Microsoft Corporation. "Windows 10" and related materials are trademarks of Microsoft Corp.

Designer Media Ltd
All times are GMT -5. The time now is 18:20.
Find Us