How to uninstall adobe flash player on your PC

How to remove flash from Windows 10 and MAC OS Adobe Flash Player uninstall guide if you want to manually get rid of Adobe Flash Player on a laptop or computer you may follow this guide below:

Adobe will no longer be supporting Flash Player after December 31, 2020 and Adobe will block Flash content from running in Flash Player beginning January 12, 2021, Adobe strongly recommends all users immediately uninstall Flash Player to help protect their systems as As previously announced in July 2017, Adobe will stop supporting Flash Player after December 31, 2020 (“EOL Date”).

Step 1
Download the official uninstaller for adobe flash player for windows at OR #link 2

Note: the uninstall utility is not applicable to flash player included with Microsoft Edge or Internet Explorer on Windows 8 and later or with Google Chrome on all supported operating systems.

Step 2: Close all browser application and other programs that uses flash player and Disable flash player from running in Microsoft edge moreover check out your apps list and see if you installed McAfee security scan plus along with the flash.

Step 3: Run the uninstaller –

Double-click the icon of the uninstaller that downloaded to your computer.  and follow the prompts as seen on your computer screen, allow the following program to make changes to this computer?”

Delete Flash Player files and folders.

Choose Start > Run. Copy and paste the following and click OK. C:\Windows\system32\Macromed\Flash

Delete all the files in this folder. Follow steps a, b, and c for the following:
%appdata%\Adobe\Flash Player
%appdata%\Macromedia\Flash Player

Note:Beginning with Flash Player 11.5, uninstalling the Flash Player resets the AutoUpdateDisable and SilentAutoUpdateEnable settings in mms.cfg to their default values, which are:

  • AutoUpdateDisable=0
  • SilentAutoUpdateEnable=0

If you are running the Flash Player uninstaller as part of your deployment process, redeploy any custom changes that you have made to either AutoUpdateDisable or SilentAutoUpdateEnable).

Step 4: Verify that uninstallation is complete

  1. Restart your computer.
  2. Open your browser and check the status of Flash Player.

Similarly for Uninstall Flash Player on Mac OS


Step 1: Download the Adobe Flash Player uninstaller:

Mac OS X, version 10.6 and later: uninstall_flash_player_osx.dmg

Mac OS X, version 10.4 and 10.5: uninstall_flash_player_osx.dmg

The uninstaller is downloaded to the Downloads folder of your browser by default.

In Safari, choose Window > Downloads.

If you are using Mac OS X 10.7 (Lion), click the Downloads icon displayed on the browser.Click the Downloads icon

Bookmark or print this page so that you can use the rest of these instructions after you close your browser.

To close all browsers, either click the browser name in the Uninstaller dialog, or close each browser manually and then click Retry.

Note: Do not click Quit in the Uninstaller window. It stops the uninstallation process.

After you close the browsers, the uninstaller continues automatically until the uninstallation is complete. When you see the message notifying you that the uninstallation succeeded, click Done.

  • Delete the following directories:
    • <home directory>/Library/Preferences/Macromedia/Flash\ Player
    • <home directory>/Library/Caches/Adobe/Flash\ Player

Verify that uninstallation is complete.


  1. Download the Adobe Flash Player uninstaller:
  2. Save the uninstaller file in a convenient location.
  3. follow the prompt.
  4.  Bookmark or print this page so that you can use the rest of these instructions after you close your browser.  also Close all browsers and other applications that use Flash Player, including instant messaging applications, SWF files, and projectors (EXE files that play SWF files). Otherwise, the uninstaller cannot finish (even though it appears to finish). Once the uninstaller finishes, the window closes automatically.
  5. Verify that the uninstallation is complete.

Step 3: Verify that uninstallation is complete

You can verify that uninstallation is complete by following these steps:

  1. Restart your computer.
  2. Open your browser and check the status of Flash Player.