Chrome not updating flash
This allows Chrome users to receive the abundance of Flash security updates upon their release.Its importance becomes more evident when Adobe assigns patched Flash vulnerabilities a Priority 1 severity rating.Installed on more than 1.3 billion systems, Flash Player is the standard for delivering high-impact, rich Web content.Google bundles Flash Player (PPAPI) with its Chrome web browser.Everyone should have an updated Chrome by February, when the most recent beta version goes stable.Google isn’t the first company to block Flash content.Chrome 5.0 and Flash Player 10.1 have been in beta testing together for the last several weeks.
This message displays in Chrome even when the Flash version is not the latest available version.
And today, the company is making good on its promise.
Google is making HTML5 the preferred and default way to display website content in a change that’ll take place over the next couple of months.
However, if you have a version of Flash Player on your system for other plugin-based browsers, Chrome will automatically use the shared version of Flash Player.
Adobe® Flash® Player is a lightweight browser plug-in and rich Internet application runtime that delivers consistent and engaging user experiences, stunning audio/video playback, and exciting gameplay.