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Old 06-16-2014, 08:04 PM   #1
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Hi all,

I am new to this forum so apologies if my question has been asked before.

How on earth do I stop the constant invasion of my PC with suggestions of upgrading my Flash Player? It is malware and it interferes with most of the sites I want to look at.

If a popup program will do the trick please let me know which ones you recommend, preferably a free one.

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Old 06-17-2014, 04:24 AM   #2
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If it pops up in the bottom right of your pc they update it, flashplayer is important for fash based applications on the internet without it you cannot run them.
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Old 06-17-2014, 09:08 AM   #3
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Not what he's talking about. Some web sites have a popup that you can't get rid of that says you need to update your flash player and do it from a certain link.
It's a pop under. Almost impossible to block. I don't know of a way other than just stay away from those sort of web sites.
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Old 06-17-2014, 10:15 AM   #4
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Oh sorry must have read it wrong
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Old 06-17-2014, 02:33 PM   #5
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Hi you should boot into safe mode and run this program
AdwCleaner Download
I experienced this malware a few months back and it was very annoying.
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Old 06-18-2014, 02:35 PM   #6
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Malwarbytes is a good malware remover also try adblockplus

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Old 06-18-2014, 10:28 PM   #7
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When flash player wants to update a notification will appear in icon tray or appear in a new window then open a link in your chosen web browser to download the update.
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Old 06-20-2014, 09:20 PM   #8
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I have to agree that Malwarebytes is one good malware remover...

And i have Adblockerplus , and that works great for Utube.
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