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Windows 7: Problems viewing visual links

22 Apr 2014   #1

Windows 7 Pro
Problems viewing visual links

In the past two weeks I am frequently getting the message (this requires an updated Flash Player) when I attempt to view a link sent by email or some YouTube videos. I have not made any changes to my browsers, either IE or Firefox. And I have the latest version of FlashPlayer; after downloading it from Adobe direct. Not sure if this is the correct thread, but couldn't find any other one that covers this problem. Any ideas as to why this suddenly begins to appear?

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22 Apr 2014   #2
Layback Bear

Windows 10 Pro. 64/ version 1709 Windows 7 Pro/64

What browsers are giving you this pop up?
Don't tick on the pop up it's probably a infection of some kind.
These can be coming from the websites you choose to go to.
Which web sites are you getting these from? is the latest update I have and I don't get no such pop ups.
Do you know who the email is coming from? Even a friend can send you a infected email and not know it is infected.

Now for the big question!
What security programs are installed on your computer that run active.
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23 Apr 2014   #3

Windows 7 Pro
Viewing visual links

I am currently using FireFox. I have the MSE fpr my current security program. Primarily the message will come from some sites on YouTube, but also from one or two trusted friends email where there is a link to a particular photo, etc.
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23 Apr 2014   #4
Microsoft MVP

Vista, Windows7, Mint Mate, Zorin, Windows 8

Try Chrome, that usually works better.
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23 Apr 2014   #5

Windows 10 Pro

Chrome has built in flash, meaning you would not need flash installed on your pc, which is what I am assuming whs meant.

Have you tried completely uninstalling all adobe flash and then reinstalling them? Plugin and active x control?
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