Problems with update KB3087040

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Problems with update KB3087040

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Update KB3087040 (Flash Player for Internet Explorer 11) fails for most, if not all Windows 10 users. The update has already been withdrawn from the web page (it only mentions the update for Windows 8.1 now). So if you get a notification that installing this update failed, you're not alone.
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Re: Problems with update KB3087040

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Is there any word on why it fails? I checked the update history on my main machine and it indicates that KB3087040 successfully installed on September 22. I haven't checked the notebook yet.
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Re: Problems with update KB3087040

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These manual download links can be found all over the net now:

For 32-bit Windows 10
For 64-bit Windows 10

It worked for me.
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Rebel wrote:Is there any word on why it fails? I checked the update history on my main machine and it indicates that KB3087040 successfully installed on September 22. I haven't checked the notebook yet.
Same here; Straightforward and successful update on 22nd - x64. We're a few of the lucky ones - I guess? :grin:
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Successful update on 9/23.
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Re: Problems with update KB3087040

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Security Update for Internet Explorer Flash Player for Windows 10 for x64-based Systems (KB3087040)

Failed to install on 2015.09.21, 2015.09.22, 2015.09.23

Successfully installed on 2015.09.23
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Re: Problems with update KB3087040

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It looks like Microsoft repaired the bug in the update.
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