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Am I not alone when it comes to Windows requesting "...Flash Player for Windows 8 for x64..." multiple times even after updated, along with a few other security update duplicates. Is there a fix so I know I am not having a security issue?

This is a windows 8 upgrade from 7, the one they offered for $40.

Update for Internet Explorer Flash Player for Windows 8 for x64-based Systems (KB2819372)

Download size: 24 KB

You may need to restart your computer for this update to take effect.

Update type: Important

This update addresses the vulnerability discussed in Microsoft Security Advisory (KB2819372). Security issues have been identified that could allow an attacker to compromise a computer running Internet Explorer Flash Player for Windows 8 and gain control over it. You can help protect your computer by installing this update from Microsoft. After you install this item, you may have to restart your computer.

More information:

Help and Support:
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This is not a problem I have seen on my system, is there something that specifically causes this? – iamwpj Jun 14 '13 at 23:39
Not sure, I do have Ubuntu in dual boot and recently upgraded that OS, but they are on separate hard-drives. It is a Dell Precision 6100 workstation/laptop and have noticed a few glitches in getting the headphones and disk drive working in the Windows 8 only. In Ubuntu they work fine. – Shane Jun 15 '13 at 0:41
@Karan that link is for 7? "We're sorry, but your operating system is not supported by Microsoft Fix it at this time." – Shane Jun 15 '13 at 1:52
This is the other one... Definition Update for Windows Defender - KB2267602 (Definition 1.151.2286.0) Download size: 382 KB Update type: Important Install this update to revise the definition files that are used to detect viruses, spyware, and other potentially unwanted software. Once you have installed this item, it cannot be removed. More information:… Help and Support: – Shane Jun 15 '13 at 1:54
Try this one instead, should run on Win8. Also see Windows Update or Microsoft Update repeatedly offers the same update. – Karan Jun 15 '13 at 2:06

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This happens when you've installed the Flash Debugger update KB2777262.

Install the latest Version of the debugger which includes the latest Flash Security Update:



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That was it, thanks! – Shane Jun 16 '13 at 5:38
I had the same issue and it also took me 2 weeks to figure this out. – magicandre1981 Jun 16 '13 at 5:52

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