is it safer to just not install flash player on Windows? [closed]

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QUESTION :

I have a laptop that I use strictly for financial software and logins. None of the websites I use on this laptop require Flash player. I use my other laptops for browsing and extracurricular websites. Is it safer to NOT install the Flash Player plugin on Firefox? (I don’t use Chrome).

I figure why add additional plugins if I don’t need it. Am I deluding myself? Thanks!

ANSWER :

If you don’t need it, don’t install it. That goes the same for any other software. This reduces the attack vector (same as not installing Java if you don’t need it).

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