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Dangerous to download Flash tuts?


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#1 obpostre

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Posted 30 January 2011 - 09:54 PM

I have Macromedia Flash MX 2004. There are some tuts on flashkit.com requiring downloading that I'd like to use. However, I wonder whether or not I may be downloading anything malicious.
Is there any way I can check this out?
Would I scan the download somehow with my anti-virus software? And are there additional precautions a newbie can
take?

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#2 boopme

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Posted 30 January 2011 - 10:53 PM

Hello from what I looked at here http://www.flashkit.com/tutorials/

I would feel confident they are safe the are downloading from their own site.
Of course you can always save the download to your desktop and then scan it with your antivirus [rior to openning/running it.
I did it with one and it was clean.
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Posted 31 January 2011 - 12:06 AM

Would I scan the download somehow with my anti-virus software?

To scan an individual file with your Anti-virus (AV) program, right-click the file, and there should be an option to scan with your AV.
Select that, and the file will be scanned.
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