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Microsoft urges Windows XP users to ditch old Flash version

Microsoft has had it with old versions of Adobe Flash and has issued Security Advisory (979267) to urge users to either uninstall old versions, or upgrade to the latest. More specifically, the software giant is asking users ditch Flash Player 6.0 as the multimedia player plugin contains multiple bugs. Microsoft rarely issues security advisories on third-party products, but since this version of Flash originally came bundled with Windows XP, Microsoft feels it needs to warn its users. Adobe discontinued security support for Flash Player 6.0 in 2006; the current version is Flash 10.0.42.34.

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