Microsoft Updates, January 2020

I usually post the monthly updates at Lenovo Community Forums, but they are still in Read-Only mode, so I am posting them here for my followers.

Microsoft Updates

The Microsoft January security updates have been released:
7 are rated Critical
41 are rated Important

For more information about the updates released today, see
Use the search box to determine which updates are needed for your system.
Information about the updates for Windows 10 is available at Windows 10 Update history.

MSRT — Microsoft released an updated version of the Microsoft Windows Malicious Software Removal Tool on Windows Update, Microsoft Update, Windows Server Update Services, and the Download Center.

* As of January 14, 2020) Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 will be out of extended support and no longer getting security updates.


Adobe Updates

Adobe released Version of Adobe Flash Player for Windows, macOS, Linux and Chrome OS. Once again, the update contains assorted functional fixes.
NOTE: The embedded ActiveX Flash for Windows 8.1 and Windows 10 remains at version

Microsoft Edge and Internet Explorer 11: Security updates for Adobe Flash Player are automatically updated to the latest version for Windows 8.1 and 10 via Windows Update.
Direct downloads for Windows 7 and earlier [as well as Win 8.1/10 NPAPI & PPAPI ]:
Revised installer links located toward bottom of: 

Internet Explorer

NPAPI/Plugin-based browsers (Firefox, PaleMoon .etc) –

PPAPI/Pepper-Chromium based browsers