How to disable adobe flash player automatic updates in Windows

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How to disable adobe flash player automatic updates in windows

Adobe flash player automatic update is one of the applications that constitute background data usage in windows.

So here is how to disable adobe flash player automatic updates, should in case your data is measured.

Now, if you want to update your adobe flash player, you will need to do it manually and not automatically again, since the automatic update feature will be disabled.

I published an article on how to stop background data usage in Windows 8, which adobe flash player automatic updates is one of the things that causes this.

It prompted me to also share the tutorial on how to disable adobe flash player automatic update, so I can refer people who don’t know how to disable the automatic update to come here and learn how to do it.

Adobe flash player is for playing some online video streaming and other multimedia files.

There are some websites that you may not have access to the full functionality of the website if you don’t have adobe flash player installed on your Windows-powered computer.

As much as this application is useful to your computer, it sometimes acts against your will.

I am not saying that adobe flash player automatic update is a bad feature, but should in case your data usage is measured, you may want to disable the automatic updates.

Here is the page that will walk you through all the steps involved in disabling adobe flash player automatic updates in windows.

Let me not get you bored with stories; let me share with you what actually brought you here.

How to disable adobe flash player automatic updates in windows

The tips I’m about sharing is for windows users, be it window 7, 8, 8.1, or even 10

A tip for Mac users on how to disable adobe flash player automatic updates will be shared soon.

Meanwhile, if you are a Windows user, here is how to disable adobe flash player automatic update

  • Go to your system control panel
  • View by: large icons
  • Now click on “Flash player”
disable adobe flash player automatic updates
  • Switch to advanced tab
disable adobe flash player automatic updates
  • Then change the update settings to “Never check for updates”

Though that option is not recommended; because Adobe wants you to stay up to date, there is still an option for you to select it as your preferred choice.

The main reason why you may want to disable adobe flash player automatic update in your computer may be because of background data consumption.

Whatever is the reason why you want this feature disabled, you just read how to do it yourself.

The steps I shared above works on window 7, 8, 8.1 and 10

Irrespective of the Windows that is running on your computer, this tip will help you disable adobe flash player automatic updates.

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