From my Defensive Computing standpoint, I want to always ensure that old buggy software is fully removed. Another reason is that the Adobe Download Center tries to pawn off additional software on Internet Explorer users.
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As with Firefox, start at the tester page to verify that the Active X version of the Flash player is no longer installed.
To install a new copy of the Flash player, look for a yellow stripe at top of the tester Web page window and click on it. Should something go wrong, see Troubleshoot Adobe Flash Player installation for Windows from Adobe.
Also, knowing how to check provides a way to verify that an uninstall of the Flash player worked.
(More on this below.) to display the currently installed version of the Flash player.
On December 18, give or take,* Adobe Systems released a security bulletin that basically says old versions of the Flash player are buggy as heck (see Flash Player update available to address security vulnerabilities).
Specifically, versions 18.104.22.168 and earlier contain nine different bugs that Adobe calls critical.Also, there is a whole section on this page about what to do if it reports the wrong version.But if you already knew the version, there would be no need for this Web page at all. The security bulletin from Adobe suggests going to the Adobe Player Download center to install the latest version. For one, installing the latest version of Flash has never uninstalled the old buggy versions.The right way also means uninstalling the prior version of Flash before installing the new version, not installing any other software other than the Flash player and being 100 percent sure that all old versions of the software have been removed, even those in nonstandard locations. If you haven't updated the Flash player recently, your computer is probably at risk.Still, before bothering to upgrade, you might as well check which version you have installed.A screenshot is above showing the output from today before I upgraded.