After snubbing support for Adobe Flash during launch, Microsoft Windows 8 and Windows RT users can now view Adobe Flash-based content on Internet Explorer 10 (IE10). The latest update for IE10 is optimized for touch, performance, security, reliability and battery life to enhance the user experience.
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The point to notice is that the new version will be compatible with all Flash-based websites except those falling under the Compatibility View list by the Microsoft. Basically only the desktop version of IE10 on Windows 8 will support all Flash player optimized websites. Also Read - Microsoft Windows 10X cancelled: Here's what happened
IE10 with Flash on Windows 8 promises to offer better content quality and richer experience than other browsers and devices. In fact, Microsoft has claimed that there only are about 4 percent of websites incompatible with the update, majorly because these require other ActiveX controls in addition to Flash. Also, developers building new sites with Flash content can get clearance from the Flash CV block list by testing the content in immersive IE and then submitting these sites to be removed from the block list. Also Read - Nokia Vega cancelled prototype tablet appears in multiple leaked videos