How to Write an Auto-Updater (for Adobe Flash)

In what is sure to be one of my least read posts, I'm going to share with you how to write an auto-updater for upgrading Adobe Flash.

But why on Earth would you want to write your own (other than because your boss told you to cough)? It comes with its own updater! Or you could use a tool such as PDQ Deploy or SCCM to deploy! Well if you have limited internet bandwidth, you