Microsoft is working hard these days, especially since the upcoming Windows 10 major update is almost here. However, it appeared that the company managed to find some time to focus on some Adobe Flash Player weaknesses. Among other security and non-security updates, users have also received an update that solves Flash vulnerabilities.
The KB4038806 update should fix all the vulnerable points of the Adobe Flash Player, which means that hackers won’t be able to target it easily. We already know that Adobe Flash Player is considered a weaknesses and many cyber-attacks focused on it, and that is why Microsoft and Adobe constantly release new updates that are meant to enhance the security.
Most users had no problem installing the update, but it appears that there have been some errors for some of them. For example, some people reported that the PC was more sluggish than before, and it only returned back to normal after they uninstalled the KB4038806 update.
It also appears that, for others, Adobe Flash Player stopped working after they installed the update. Again, the only way to fix it was to uninstall this patch. Additionally, some of them complained about powered down drives and there have been users that experienced HDD power issues after they installed the update.
How to download the update?
In order to get this update, you must have one of the following Windows versions: Windows 10, Windows 10 Version 1511, Windows 10 Version 1607, Windows 10 Version 1703, Windows 8.1, Windows RT 8.1, Windows Server 2016, Windows Server 2012 R2, and Windows Server 2012. In order to get this update, you will have to check it in Windows Update and it should download automatically. You can also download it manually from the Microsoft Update Catalog.