Windows 8 - start

Microsoft announced Monday that it will automatically enable Adobe Flash content inside of its Internet Explorer 10 browsers on Windows RT and Windows 8 machines beginning tomorrow, March 12. The company suggested that there was a compatibility issue before now that prevented it from wanting to leave the option on by default.

"As we have seen through testing over the past several months, the vast majority of sites with Flash content are now compatible with the Windows experience for touch, performance, and battery life," Microsoft said on its website. "With this update, the curated Compatibility View (CV) list blocks Flash content in the small number of sites that are still incompatible with the Windows experience for touch or that depend on other plug-ins."

The update should be available to all users running Windows RT and Windows 8 tomorrow.