Adobe Flash Player beta gets updated with a handful of bug fixes for Microsoft Edge

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Adobe today released a new update for Flash Player beta. The latest beta update includes some new features, and lots of bug fixes – especially for Microsoft Edge. The latest update allows users to install Adobe Flash Player without even restarting their browser, which is indeed very useful. Adobe states:

“We have had consistent feedback from our customers that they prefer not to shut down their browser(s) to simply install Flash Player. This feature attempts to remove this requirement whenever possible. On Windows, if a user is performing a “re-install” of the same version of Flash Player, the installer will require that the application using Flash Player be closed so that files can be unlocked and overwritten. Once the installation is completed, the user is notified that the browser may need to be restarted to use the newly installed Flash Player. This restart requirement is dependent on the browser. We will continue to work with the browser vendors to remove this restriction and reduce restarts as much as possible.”

The update also comes with a handful of other new improvements, here are just some of the new things from the changelog:

  • Win10 – IE – Fixes artifacts when rendering some Stage3D shaders (3999178)
  • Win10 – Edge – Resolves an issue related to mouse-clicks not being registered (4001915)
  • Win10 – Edge – The Flash broker is now correctly unloaded when Edge is terminated (3942055)
  • Win10 – Edge – The file chooser and print dialogs are now correctly displayed (3959673)
  • Win10 – Edge – Right-Click context menu is now working as expected (3987402)
  • Win10 – Edge – Webcam streams now work as expected in Adobe Connect (3987408)
  • Win10 – Edge – The “Allow full-screen with keyboard controls?” dialog is now correctly displayed (3960335)
  • Win10 – Edge – The mouse cursor is now correctly displayed in TextFields when the user clicks (3971736)
  • Win10 – Edge – Disabled options are now displayed as greyed-out in the Context Menu (4006006)
  • Win10 – Edge – The inline privacy UI now correctly accepts clicks (3960247)
  • Security and stability fixes

The latest beta update is now live and you can grab it from Adobe Labs by heading over to this link. What do you think of the latest features on Adobe Flash Player? Discuss in the comment section below!

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