back to article Flash still works in China, but you need to ask Adobe nicely before running it

Extreme Networks has updated the WiNG-Man software that left some users unable to manage their networks with a GUI after it failed to deliver an upgrade before Adobe’s Flash plug-in reached end of life. The networking vendor scrambled to cook up a fix and it landed on Wednesday, US time. A community support thread contains an …

  1. macjules Silver badge

    This is going to hurt

    Looks like it is going to be harder to get rid of Flash than to stop endless seasons of The Walking Dead.

  2. steamnut

    Why so late?

    Everyone knew when flash was going to be killed off. Very small software companies with lots of one-off bespoke applications may have been caught out for sure. Some obsolete applications will just have to suck it up; but the larger companies have no excuses here. Or did they think that Adobe was bluffing?

    1. ThatOne Silver badge
      Devil

      Re: Why so late?

      Because it's a well-known rule that if you ignore a problem long enough, it eventually goes away.

      (Or eventually becomes somebody else's problem, which is about the same.)

  3. HildyJ Silver badge
    Devil

    Something that works

    Amid the failed sanctions, tariffs, and trade wars we finally have something that will effectively punish China!

    And we have Adobe to thank!

    Although the cynic in me wonders if the NSA has something to do with it.

    1. Anonymous Coward
      Anonymous Coward

      Re: Something that works

      Maybe not the NSA, but possibly the China version of NSA?

  4. aregross

    The death of Flash has borked a lot of things, one of them being ATMs! (at least NCR ATMs)

    1. Hubert Cumberdale Silver badge

      The idea of Flash in an ATM is terrifying.

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  5. 89724102172714182892114I7551670349743096734346773478647892349863592355648544996312855148587659264921 Bronze badge

    > Flash still works in China

    Personal note: Must move to China

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