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[How to] Uninstall the Flash Plugin And All Its Traces From Your Computer

Adobe Flash Player is one of the most widely using software in the world and at the same time, this browser plugin is one of the most vulnerable computer programs. Though, new web standards like HTML 5 are now available for streaming multimedia contents online, flash player still has its own importance.


Sometimes, Flash player causes some issues to users; for instance, occasionally it crashes every time you attempt to load a website. If flash player crashes too often and your browser became unresponsive, you need to completely remove it from your PC and needs to install latest version again.

Also, if you don’t want the buggy flash player on your computer for some reasons, you need to completely wipe out all traces of flash player from your computer. Whatever the case may be, here is how to completely remove flash player from your Windows computer.

Adobe Flash Player Uninstaller is a lightweight utility from Adobe that lets you uninstall flash player completely from Windows PC. It ‘s extremely simple to use this utility. There is no installation procedure, just run it and simply hit the Uninstall button.


To uninstall the flash player, download the uninstaller (download link at the end of this post), close your entire browser and run the uninstaller you just downloaded. Click the “Uninstall” button to complete the process. Finally click “Done” and restart your computer. That’s it!

To delete Flash Player files and folders:

 - Choose Start > Run and copy and paste the following and click OK.

C:\Windows\system32\Macromed\Flash

 - Delete all the files in this folder.

Note: As it completely removes the flash player from the PC, you should install latest version for your entire browser including Internet Explorer.

Download Flash Player Uninstaller from Adobe here.

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