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Dustyn
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join:2003-02-26
Ontario, CAN
kudos:11
reply to antdude

Re: Adobe Flash Player 11.5.502.110

Thank you!
And thanks for the distribution link.



pokesph
It Is Almost Fast
Premium
join:2001-06-25
Sacramento, CA
kudos:1
reply to antdude

got it and updated both my Firefox and IE browsers.

Thanks


TekWest

join:2010-07-18
Edmonton, AB
reply to antdude

I just logged on to ask when do they update the "Flash Player Distribution" page but they just did! lol

Thanks guys!



merlock
Premium
join:2003-04-05
Warner Robins, GA
reply to antdude

OK, so the new version has also put a file that I've never seen: C:\Windows\System32\Macromed\Flash\activex.vch and
C:\Windows\SysWOW64\Macromed\Flash\activex.vch

Any ideas? Still going to quarantine them.


OZO
Premium
join:2003-01-17
kudos:2

It looks like it's a database. But why Flash needs a database?

I'll put both files (activex.vch and plugin.vch) into Quarantine folder and see how it goes...
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Keep it simple, it'll become complex by itself...


Mele20
Premium
join:2001-06-05
Hilo, HI
kudos:5

2 edits
reply to antdude

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Ghostery blocks redirects to ad sites when I try to check to see the current version of Flash and then blocks redirects to MORE, DIFFERENT ad sites after I install the latest version and try to check to see if it is working correctly. I have never seen Ghostery do this in the past.

edit: I see why Ghostery did that. That is that damn HSTS Preload crap shit on Fx 10 ESR. I didn't even notice that Adobe is now HTTPS on Fx. BUT on IE8 I get HTTP for Adobe and the site is filtered through Proxo so I have toggle switches for Adobe Flash. Proxo is bypassed for HTTPS sites, but I guess I am going to finally have to break down and install the files for Proxo to do HTTPS filtering. Damn Mozilla! There has got to be a way to turn this off on Fx. It is NOT in Opera yet although it was reported in this forum as being in Opera 12.02 but that is not true. It's just Mozilla and Google pushing this and it makes for a huge mess in Firefox especially earlier versions of Fx.

Opera 12.02 says the https (HSTS Preload crap) version of Adobe's Flash "about" page is INSECURE. Opera asked me about two nasty ad sites that were using certs from Cert Authorities that I have UNtrusted in Certificate Manager. That explains Ghostery blocking them on Fx 10. Fx 10 simply accepted the certs without first asking me about them even though I have those Cert Authorities UNtrusted on Fx also. Fx is now completely unreliable when it comes to HSTS Preload sites.

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When governments fear people, there is liberty. When the people fear the government, there is tyranny. Thomas Jefferson


therube

join:2004-11-11
Randallstown, MD
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reply to merlock

Perhaps something to do with DRM?

»www.adobe.com/go/flashaccess_cp
which rolls over to
»www.adobe.com/misc/pdfs/FlashAccess_CP.pdf
which isn't there

Adobe Flash Access Runtime and DRM

Adobe Access / FAQ

(If I can't watch my porn unrestricted, I just won't watch!)



antdude
A Ninja Ant
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join:2001-03-25
United State
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reply to StuartMW

said by StuartMW:

Thanks. I actually checked for updates about an hour ago...

»www.free-codecs.com/download/Ado···ayer.htm told me there were newer versions.


antdude
A Ninja Ant
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United State
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reply to therube

said by therube:

Perhaps something to do with DRM?

»www.adobe.com/go/flashaccess_cp
which rolls over to
»www.adobe.com/misc/pdfs/FlashAccess_CP.pdf
which isn't there

Adobe Flash Access Runtime and DRM

Adobe Access / FAQ

(If I can't watch my porn unrestricted, I just won't watch!)

Ugh. I thought it had some DRM before?
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LaRRY_PEpPeR

join:2010-03-19
Wentzville, MO
reply to StuartMW

said by StuartMW:

Here's some actual figures from files (.exe) I have.

(32-bit only)
11.1.102.63           3,767,456
11.1.102.63 (IE)      3,804,320
 
(32/64-bit)
11.4.402.287 (IE)     9,575,864
11.4.402.287         10,220,472
 
(32/64-bit)
11.5.502.110 (IE)    15,734,200
11.5.502.110         16,361,912
 
The latest installers are about 1.6x bigger.

»helpx.adobe.com/en/flash-player/···features

"• Static linking of DRM (Desktop only)*

* Note: Static linking of DRM contributes to the increase in size of the Flash Player binary."


therube

join:2004-11-11
Randallstown, MD
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reply to antdude

I could be wrong, but it seems in the past, after install, you were given the option on how you want to update. Now it looks like if you are already set for automatic updates, you are no longer provided that dialog. If you have turned off automatic updates, then you are still prompted.


OZO
Premium
join:2003-01-17
kudos:2
reply to LaRRY_PEpPeR

said by LaRRY_PEpPeR:

said by StuartMW:

Here's some actual figures from files (.exe) I have.

(32-bit only)
11.1.102.63           3,767,456
11.1.102.63 (IE)      3,804,320
 
(32/64-bit)
11.4.402.287 (IE)     9,575,864
11.4.402.287         10,220,472
 
(32/64-bit)
11.5.502.110 (IE)    15,734,200
11.5.502.110         16,361,912
 
The latest installers are about 1.6x bigger.

»helpx.adobe.com/en/flash-player/···features

"• Static linking of DRM (Desktop only)*

* Note: Static linking of DRM contributes to the increase in size of the Flash Player binary."

LaRRY_PEpPeR See Profile, thank you for the reference. I'm not going to watch DRM protected porn. Now both files (activex.vch and plugin.vch) are removed. I'm trying to keep my computers DRM-free.

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Keep it simple, it'll become complex by itself...

Libra
Premium
join:2003-08-06
USA
kudos:1
reply to antdude

Thanks antdude! I installed it on three computers.

Sincerely, Libra


Mele20
Premium
join:2001-06-05
Hilo, HI
kudos:5
reply to OZO

There are two ADS files included in both of those (activex.vch and plugin.vch). I could have deleted just the ADS but I too don't do DRM stuff so I deleted both entire files not just the hidden ADS files.
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When governments fear people, there is liberty. When the people fear the government, there is tyranny. Thomas Jefferson


OZO
Premium
join:2003-01-17
kudos:2

Do you mean :Zone.Identifier ADS?


Mele20
Premium
join:2001-06-05
Hilo, HI
kudos:5

It had that and another ADS but I didn't check it closely and I have deleted those files so I can't look at it now.



Juggernaut
Irreverent or irrelevant?
Premium
join:2006-09-05
Kelowna, BC
kudos:2

1 recommendation

reply to antdude

I'm getting tired of the Adobe constant update crap with Flash. I think it's time to just do an uninstall, and be done.
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I'm not anti-social, I just don't like stupid people.



siljaline
I'm lovin' that double wide
Premium
join:2002-10-12
Montreal, QC
kudos:17

1 recommendation

reply to antdude

Adobe, now Married to Microsoft moves Flash updates to Patch Tuesday



Cartel
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join:2006-09-13
Chilliwack, BC
kudos:2
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reply to Mele20

said by Mele20:

Ghostery blocks redirects to ad sites when I try to check to see the current version of Flash and then blocks redirects to MORE, DIFFERENT ad sites after I install the latest version and try to check to see if it is working correctly. I have never seen Ghostery do this in the past.

edit: I see why Ghostery did that. That is that damn HSTS Preload crap shit on Fx 10 ESR. I didn't even notice that Adobe is now HTTPS on Fx. BUT on IE8 I get HTTP for Adobe and the site is filtered through Proxo so I have toggle switches for Adobe Flash. Proxo is bypassed for HTTPS sites, but I guess I am going to finally have to break down and install the files for Proxo to do HTTPS filtering. Damn Mozilla! There has got to be a way to turn this off on Fx. It is NOT in Opera yet although it was reported in this forum as being in Opera 12.02 but that is not true. It's just Mozilla and Google pushing this and it makes for a huge mess in Firefox especially earlier versions of Fx.

Opera 12.02 says the https (HSTS Preload crap) version of Adobe's Flash "about" page is INSECURE. Opera asked me about two nasty ad sites that were using certs from Cert Authorities that I have UNtrusted in Certificate Manager. That explains Ghostery blocking them on Fx 10. Fx 10 simply accepted the certs without first asking me about them even though I have those Cert Authorities UNtrusted on Fx also. Fx is now completely unreliable when it comes to HSTS Preload sites.

Adobe has insecure stuff on thier own site?


Cartel
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Chilliwack, BC
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reply to siljaline

said by siljaline:

Adobe, now Married to Microsoft moves Flash updates to Patch Tuesday

Says lots for Silverlight.


Cartel
Premium
join:2006-09-13
Chilliwack, BC
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Reviews:
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reply to Dustyn

said by Dustyn:

said by Sindows 7 :
http://www.dslreports.com/r0/download/2048552.thumb~b0d07cd480ddc85d747cd4b2e7a9bcc9/Phenom%20II%20X6%202012090.jpg
Looks promising...
Resolved yet?

Corrupt download I guess, I dont like it though.
My uninstaller wouldn't work either (yes flash was not running) I had to dowload another unistaller.

said by merlock:

OK, so the new version has also put a file that I've never seen: C:\Windows\System32\Macromed\Flash\activex.vch and
C:\Windows\SysWOW64\Macromed\Flash\activex.vch

Any ideas? Still going to quarantine them.

Ya what are those?
Somthing to do with certificates?


siljaline
I'm lovin' that double wide
Premium
join:2002-10-12
Montreal, QC
kudos:17
reply to Cartel

Interesting point on the MS take on Flash. I've yet to find a compelling reason to use Silverlight on this Win 7 machine.


Mele20
Premium
join:2001-06-05
Hilo, HI
kudos:5

1 recommendation

reply to Cartel

said by Cartel:

Ya what are those?
Somthing to do with certificates?

Read this post earlier in the thread:
»Re: Adobe Flash Player 11.5.502.110

Those two files are for static linking of DRM...Adobe marries Microsoft...what else would you expect?
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When governments fear people, there is liberty. When the people fear the government, there is tyranny. Thomas Jefferson


ltsnow
Premium
join:2006-04-08
Valdosta, GA
kudos:1

2 edits
reply to antdude

Added the two new files to my nifty little bat file to remove the stuff I don't want:

sc delete AdobeFlashPlayerUpdateSvc
del C:\WINDOWS\system32\Macromed\Flash\FlashPlayerUpdateService.exe
Schtasks /delete /TN "Adobe Flash Player Updater"
del C:\WINDOWS\system32\Macromed\Flash\activex.vch
del C:\WINDOWS\system32\Macromed\Flash\plugin.vch


Also, there is a new beta version 11.5.502.113:

http://labs.adobe.com/downloads/flashplayer11-5.html


uridium

join:2009-01-21
reply to antdude

I've got Allow Abode to install updates checked and I'm still on 11.4.402.287. I guess it takes a few days to update. Unless this update is specific to Windows 8.


Mele20
Premium
join:2001-06-05
Hilo, HI
kudos:5

How often do you boot/reboot? That's when it happens and, yeah, it can take several days or longer to do it automatically.
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When governments fear people, there is liberty. When the people fear the government, there is tyranny. Thomas Jefferson


uridium

join:2009-01-21

I usually boot once, maybe twice a day. I mostly select sleep if I'm away from the PC. I will wait and see if/when Secunia PSI warns me that it needs to be patched. If the Automatic updates haven't worked by then I will do it manually from then on. It's no big deal as I visit dslreports every day and Adobe updates are always mentioned if a new version is out. It would just be nice that the Automatic feature would update the same day a patch is released, rather than a few days down the line.



rcdailey
Dragoonfly
Premium
join:2005-03-29
Rialto, CA
reply to antdude

Thanks for the heads up. I got it.