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#1 Duke_Dave

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Posted 20 November 2015 - 06:44 PM

Hello,

 

Sometimes I've been getting the Adobe Flash Update Pop-ups once in a while. I ran antivirus scans, hitmanpro, etc. I ran Farbar and I pasted the Addition.txt and FRST.txt

 

Thank You for the support :)

 

 

PS: This only happened 3 times this week, on Chrome and IE.

 

Before I also installed a game called Wizzard101, but during the set-up, a strange popup came granting permission to modify changes to my PC. I clicked no, then immediately uninstalled the game using Revo Uninstaller. I ran some scans with McAfee, HitmanPro, MalwareBytes etc but everything was fine.

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Posted 22 November 2015 - 02:05 PM

hi,

 

Sometimes this can be a fake prompt to install malware. Does it happen only when you seem to be browsing the internet or on a  web site?

You can visit the Adobe page and see if your version is the latest.

 

https://helpx.adobe.com/flash-player.html


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Posted 22 November 2015 - 06:20 PM

hi,

 

Sometimes this can be a fake prompt to install malware. Does it happen only when you seem to be browsing the internet or on a  web site?

You can visit the Adobe page and see if your version is the latest.

 

https://helpx.adobe.com/flash-player.html

It only happened when I came across a website I think.

The only time it ever happened, I was on a Forum and Imgur when a message would appear saying:

 

WARNING! Your Flash Player may be out of date. Please upgrade to continue

 

It never happened to me before on any of those websites. I reloaded the page and the message wouldn't appear anymore. I was using Chrome at the time and had AdBlock.

 

The last time it happened is when I was using Microsoft Edge (Internet Explore for Windows 10). I was installing something on MediaFire and a Adobe Popup appear prompting to update. I then closed out of it.

 

According to the files I sent, is my computer clean?



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Posted 22 November 2015 - 07:44 PM

I dont see anything that looks out of place in the logs you posted.


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Posted 24 November 2015 - 04:08 PM

I dont see anything that looks out of place in the logs you posted.

Apologies for the late reply,

 

It seems that the Adobe Flash Pop-Up can happens randomly, depending on the website you visit or if the web address does have "https", allowing unsafe content to be loaded, right? If not, can you tell me if there is a solution to the problem (if any).



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Posted 24 November 2015 - 06:39 PM

Just to make sure, is your flash player up to date? You have the latest version? Is it just in one browser or all three?

https://helpx.adobe.com/flash-player.html

 


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Posted 26 November 2015 - 10:47 PM

Just to make sure, is your flash player up to date? You have the latest version? Is it just in one browser or all three?

https://helpx.adobe.com/flash-player.html

 

I think so its up to date, version 19



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Posted 27 November 2015 - 04:59 PM

I dont know of any solutions, assuming they are not "fake" pop ups dished up by malicious websites. Based on your logs I dont see any signs of that.

 

I use FF and have it set for the plugin to "ask to activate"  I also use the addon:  HTTPS everywhere.

Could you provide a link or two to a site where you get the popup?


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