Which version of flash is really installed? When I check my control panel it shows ActiveX version: 126.96.36.1997 I hit Check Now and I go to a web page that says I have 16,0,0,235 installed. The table below it shows that the latest version is 188.8.131.527. When I go to Flash Player Help and click Check Now it says 184.108.40.206 and
Flash Player is pre-installed in Google Chrome and updates automatically!
You can skip the steps below. See Flash Player with Google Chrome.
I get that there are different versions for Chrome and ActiveX. However neither of these is appearing as what the table lists as the latest version. Both are set to update automatically. I don't understand why the control panel version and the web page version display different version numbers. So what versions do I really have? Why does it display conflicting information?
There are actually three Flash Player versions for Windows:
Maybe that's where the confusion comes from?