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Who: Faculty, staff, and students

What: Adobe Flash Player reaching end-of-life (EOL) status on December 31, 2020

On December 31, 2020, Adobe will stop distributing and discontinue support for Adobe Flash Player. No updates, including critical security updates, will be released after that date.

Recommended Action

Adobe recommends that all users uninstall Flash Player before the EOL date. See manual uninstall instructions for Windows and Mac users.

Faculty and staff with GCN Windows computers
Flash Player can be uninstalled by running Adobe Flash Player Uninstall from the Application Catalog. Otherwise, Flash Player will be automatically uninstalled from GCN Windows computers on November 18, 2020.

Read more about Adobe Flash Player EOL.

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