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How to add the Adobe Flash Player / Shockwave Plugin for IE on Windows Server 2016

Attention! With this post I am not saying it is a wise thing to do but nevertheless you might need it for testing purposes.

Thanks David and Naoya!

On a Windows Server 2016 Datacenter Edition (with GUI) open the cmd line and type:

dism /online /add-package /packagepath:"C:\Windows\servicing\Packages\Adobe-Flash-For-Windows-Package~31bf3856ad364e35~amd64~~10.0.14393.0.mum"

(BTW. Adobe Package is already on disk. You just activate it)

+ Reboot


The results should be: image

after the reboot verify in IE: image

and it seems we even get security updates just like for flash in IE on Win10: