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Adobe springs emergency Flash update for FF

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  • Started 3 years ago by raphoenix
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raphoenix
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Second 'out-of-band' patch this month, fourth fix overall in 2013 - See more at: http://www.computerworld.com/s.....a2U4e.dpuf

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LadyFitzgerald
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Do NOT try to install from any of the links in this article! The *&^%$#@! thing will automatically start to install Google Chrome and Google tool bar. Instead, go http://get.adobe.com/flashplayer/ and be sure to uncheck the option to install Google Chrome and toolbar BEFORE downloading. Misbegotten Adobe should be shot for pulling this stunt!

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warlock
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Use IE8 here and the same warning for it as well.

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raphoenix
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The last Link in the article takes you to the same place you posted.

Not sure what your problem was but good to have it settled. :)

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LadyFitzgerald
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Something weird is going on because when I clicked on it the first time, it started directly installing all three. I just clicked on it again and it took me to the page I linked. Same warning though; you have to opt out before downloading.

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Fhirkin9
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These marketing tie-in checkboxes really make my blood boil.

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LadyFitzgerald
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Same here, especially when they are as sneaky as this one.

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