Thats how I used to do it too but lately scans with secunia would report the old flash version as being installed while the flash site would report the most current. Checking it out on the secunia forums I found mention that it was probably due to stray files being left behind and it was suggested that an uninstall (I just use the add remove programs uninstaller) be done before installing the new version. After doing it that way all reports well on both the flash site and secunia.I update Adobe Flash Player (both the activeX and plug-in versions) all the time over the older version without uninstalling them first. ...
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